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September 1, 2014 | NPR · A Guinean student in the Senegalese capital of Dakar has tested positive for the deadly disease. David Greene talks to Krista Larson, West Africa correspondent for the Associated Press.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Protesters surrounded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home, and for a brief period forced government TV off the air. Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Boone, a correspondent for The Guardian in Islamabad.
 
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August 31, 2014 | NPR · On Sunday, Iraqi and Kurdish forces broke a nearly 80-day siege by the Islamic State on the town of Amerli, where residents now have enough food and water for the first time in weeks.
 
August 31, 2014 | NPR · The U.S. military's attention to PTSD is well-documented but Kurdish fighters living with the same disorder haven't received nearly as much care. Arun Rath talks to journalist Jenna Krajeski.
 
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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Jul 17, 2014 — Rodney O'Neal, CEO of Delphi Automotive, says the ignition switch was redesigned according to GM specifications. GM CEO Mary Barra acknowledged, "It's our responsibility."
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Jun 30, 2014 — GM's compensation program for claims related to defective ignition switches won't limit claim amounts and will include people who have already settled a case with the automaker.
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Jun 26, 2014 — Some 33,000 Cruzes for model years 2013 and 2014 have been identified with a fault that could prevent their air bags from properly inflating.
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Jun 18, 2014 — Questions about a potential cover-up dominate a congressional hearing about General Motors' handling of a deadly safety flaw. "How could they not know?" one congressman asked.
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Jun 16, 2014 — The latest recall is in addition to the 2.6 million cars the automaker has already recalled for a similar problem.
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Jun 6, 2014 — The latest recall comes a day after General Motors admitted that it had failed customers who owned cars with potentially deadly ignition switch problems.
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Jun 5, 2014 — Saying an internal inquiry into a long-delayed recall left her "deeply saddened and disturbed," GM CEO Mary Barra says the company has fired 15 people in response to the report.
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May 29, 2014 — The recalls include 1.1 million SUVs with power steering defects, 200,000 Taurus sedans with a corrosion issue and 82,500 vehicles with floor mats that might interfere with the accelerator.
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May 16, 2014 — The much-criticized recall of more than 2 million vehicles for ignition-switch and air-bag problems has resulted in a record fine for the automaker, the Department of Transportation says.
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May 3, 2014 — The defective fuel gauges can give drivers little or no warning their vehicle is at risk of running out of gas. GM says the readings can be off by as much as a quarter of a tank.
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