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August 1, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
 
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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Mars

Jul 22, 2014 — This may be the most heart-rending, most beautiful eclipse in our solar system. But you can't travel to see it. Not yet.
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May 22, 2014 — A scientist monitoring Martian weather for the Opportunity rover team noticed an inconspicuous dark patch that turned out to be a new impact crater half the size of a football field.
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May 8, 2014 — If projects to colonize Mars succeed, how will these new communities be run? Barbara J. King says they represent an opportunity to fashion a more egalitarian way of life than we have on Earth.
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Apr 10, 2014 — A Dutch organization called Mars One plans to establish a human colony on Mars by 2025. Anthropologist Barbara J. King wonders what it takes to leave your loved ones behind for the Red Planet.
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Apr 2, 2014 — Risks to astronauts on extended missions include vision impairment, weakened bones and radiation exposure. There are also psychological risks from facing danger while being stuck inside a small craft.
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Feb 7, 2014 — The Curiosity rover has sent back an image that shows a tiny bright dot over the Mars horizon. It's Earth. Compare that to other famous photos of our planet taken from space.
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Feb 6, 2014 — The impact that made the 100-foot-diameter scar threw Martian rock and soil more than 9 miles across the surface.
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Feb 4, 2014 — Other rovers have gotten stuck in similar terrains, so this is a delicate operation for the Mini-Cooper-sized vehicle.
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Nov 18, 2013 — The robot orbiter will take 10 months to reach the red planet, where scientists hope it will solve an enduring mystery about radical climate change in Mars' distant past.
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Nov 5, 2013 — India launched its first-ever probe to the red planet on Tuesday at a cost of one-tenth what NASA is expected to pay for its latest Mars mission.
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