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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.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · French President Francois Hollande is under pressure to fix the country's economy, which is overburdened by regulation and failing a generation of young people. He's also facing calls for austerity.
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · Congressman and former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea.
 

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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The pay is generous — $1,000 a month. The risks are enormous. They collect the body of an Ebola victim, avoiding any contact that could infect them. They wear safety garb. And they pray.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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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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Jul 1, 2014 — At a time when congressional approval ratings are at rock bottom, the House Ethics Committee quietly made it harder to track privately financed trips taken by members of Congress.
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May 21, 2014 — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's decision to play ball with the House Benghazi select committee was defensive in nature.
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May 7, 2014 — Despite a call from some to boycott the GOP's newest Benghazi probe, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats aren't going that far — yet.
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Mar 13, 2014 — Democrats' Affordable Care Act message, essentially "fix it, don't nix" obviously didn't lead to victory in the Florida special election. But it doesn't look like they'll be changing their approach.
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Oct 28, 2013 — Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, forcefully delivered her party's message on the Affordable Care Act's website's woes in an interview on All Things Considered. One takeaway: She has little patience when she's asked if the enrollment deadline should be extended.
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Jan 5, 2013 — The framers of the Constitution didn't spell out all the responsibilities of the speaker of the House. In practice, one of those duties has been engaging in one-on-one negotiations with a president on important policy issues. But John Boehner says no more — even with new fiscal fights looming.
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Oct 1, 2012 — Rep. Nancy Pelosi's Republican challenger, John Dennis, attacks her with a weird zombie ad. In 2010, an ad of his portrayed her as the wicked witch from the Wizard of Oz. That helped him get 15 percent of the vote.
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Jun 28, 2012 — One of the greatest unknowns right now is whether the Supreme Court's decision will significantly change the public's opinion of the health care law. Until Thursday, numerous polls indicated a majority of voters opposed the law. The court's seal of approval could help change that.
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Feb 10, 2012 — House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi turned the tables on Stephen Colbert with a faux political ad on YouTube that calls for stopping the comedian and his superPAC by passing a bill that would that would force corporate campaign donors to reveal themselves.
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Nov 17, 2011 — That Rick Perry would want to debate anyone given his own acknowledgement that he's a weak debater suggests he didn't expect Pelosi to take the bait. And he was right. Although he did give Pelosi a chance to get in a dig at his expense.
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