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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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Sep 10, 2013 — In his New York Times Magazine column this week, Adam Davidson writes about the implications of another close call on the debt ceiling.
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Aug 7, 2013 — Five years after the financial crisis, it's as hard as ever to determine whether the financial industry is healthy.
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Jul 9, 2013 — The casino business is not a job-creation machine. But it's a shot at revenue for towns with few options.
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Jun 11, 2013 — Car-seat manufacturers add bells and whistles to try to justify higher profit margins. Sometimes, everyone benefits.
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May 2, 2013 — "How did two men, whose work is widely respected, reach such different conclusions from data about the same economy?"
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Feb 13, 2013 — Nearly all economists, of all political persuasions, agree that immigrants — those here legally or not — benefit the overall economy.
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Jan 29, 2013 — Union membership is at a 97-year low. Will private-sector organized labor survive the 21st century?
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Dec 11, 2012 — If there is an uneasy equilibrium, right now, between environmentally concerned citizens and pro-fracking industrial groups, what will the political balance be like in a decade?
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Dec 4, 2012 — The business model that created the current, golden age of cable TV is brilliant, possibly evil, and ultimately doomed.
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Oct 24, 2012 — Rust Belt voters would be better served if the next president could persuade American businesses to stop complaining about China and instead focus on making goods that Chinese consumers want to buy.
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