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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 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.
 
August 30, 2014 | NPR · More than 500 people may have traveled from the U.K. to Syria to fight in its civil war. Arun Rath talks to Jessica Stern, author of Terror In The Name Of God, about how it's drawing Westerners.
 

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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 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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Aug 18, 2014 — The state produces a lot of energy, but environmentalists and the oil industry are joining to combat wind power companies as they try to expand.
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Jul 18, 2014 — The ruling of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver mirrors the same court's decision regarding a gay-marriage ban in Utah. It has been stayed, pending likely appeal.
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Jun 28, 2014 — The suits take aim at the kind of multi-drug execution procedures that resulted in botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio, calling them a form of human experimentation.
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May 8, 2014 — The decision follows last week's botched execution by lethal injection of convicted murderer Clayton Lockett.
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May 5, 2014 — The U.S. Geological Survey and its state counterpart issued a joint statement saying magnitude-3.0 temblors had increased by 50 percent since October.
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Apr 30, 2014 — Of the 32 states that currently allow capital punishment, all rely on lethal injection as the means. Seventeen of them require a doctor to be present during the injection.
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Apr 30, 2014 — Gov. Mary Fallin said she will also delay other executions until the review is complete. Oklahoma tried to execute a man using a new combination of drugs. He died after the procedure was called off.
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Apr 30, 2014 — The aborted execution of Clayton Lockett, who died of a heart attack, and problems in other states have sparked calls for a reassessment.
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Apr 28, 2014 — The most powerful of the twisters touched down north of Little Rock and tore an 80-mile path through the area. At least 14 people have died.
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Jan 14, 2014 — U.S. Senior District Judge Terence Kern said the state's constitutional amendment limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples violates the U.S. constitution. Gay marriages are on hold, however, pending an appeal.
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