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August 28, 2014 | NPR · For the first time, researchers have tracked the spread of Ebola, almost in real time, during an outbreak. The virus is quickly changing its genetic code. But it's unclear what the mutations mean.
 
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August 30, 2014 | NPR · In Ukraine, worried officials in the southeastern part of the country beefed up their defenses on Saturday as rebel forces slowly moved west following the recent capture of a strategic seaside town.
 
August 30, 2014 | NPR · Arun Rath talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer about NATO and EU options for confronting Russian aggression in Ukraine.
 
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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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Home prices

Jun 24, 2014 — See how home prices and incomes have changed over the past 25 years, and how your city compares with others around the country.
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Feb 25, 2014 — Prices rose more than 13 percent in major cities across the nation in 2013. But there are signs that the best gains are behind for that key part of the economy.
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Nov 26, 2013 — The housing sector has been one of the economy's bright spots in recent months. Prices are still going up, but data suggest that the market is cooling or soon will be.
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Sep 24, 2013 — The housing sector remains one of the U.S. economy's bright spots. In major cities across the nation, prices in July were up a bit more than 12 percent on average from a year ago.
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Aug 27, 2013 — Consumer confidence and home prices continue to rise. But they're not moving up quickly. Both are key economic indicators.
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Jul 30, 2013 — The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index shows home prices were up 12.2 percent in May from a year ago.
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Jun 4, 2013 — Prices were up 12.1 percent in April from a year earlier, according to the data trackers at CoreLogic. It's the latest sign of the housing sector's recovery.
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May 28, 2013 — It's now clear that the housing sector has bounced back from its long downturn. In March, prices had the biggest year-over-year gain since early 2006.
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Apr 30, 2013 — The latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices report shows year-over-year gains in 20 major cities. It's another sign that the housing sector, which crashed in 2007 and 2008, is on the mend.
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Mar 26, 2013 — The housing sector's recovery continues. Prices were up more than 7 percent in major cities.
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