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August 1, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
 
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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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U.S. Army

Aug 1, 2014 — Puerto Rico is under a tropical storm warning, while the Dominican Republic has issued a tropical storm watch. The forecast calls for Bertha to head northwest, but stay off the East Coast.
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Aug 1, 2014 — Payrolls have grown by more than 200,000 for six months in a row — the longest stretch since 1997. But 7.5 million people are working less than 40 hours per week even though they want full-time jobs.
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Aug 1, 2014 — WHO announced a $100 million response plan to combat the spread of the virus that has killed more than 700 people. Meanwhile, efforts are underway to evacuate two Americans who have contracted Ebola.
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Aug 1, 2014 — New research shows that older people with cognitive problems who walk very slowly may be at greater risk for dementia.
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Aug 1, 2014 — Our live show from Comic-Con features a lively chat about fandoms and inclusivity, a blisteringly difficult quiz, and as always, what's making us happy this week.
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Aug 1, 2014 — All Florence Foster Jenkins ever wanted was to be a professional musician. But no amount of training could prepare Florence or her audience for what would happen next.
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Aug 1, 2014 — Mark Forgy was an All-American boy from the Midwest backpacking through Europe, when a chance meeting with a total stranger changed his life forever.
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Aug 1, 2014 — For his final rite of passage, Glynn must cross the uncrossable.
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Aug 1, 2014 — At some point the jig is always up, and it's often when you least expect it.
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Aug 1, 2014 — Folk-rock bands posing on hay bales. Metal bands in alleys with burning trash cans. Why are there so many tropes in press shots — and what are some of the secrets to getting them right?
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