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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 29, 2014 | NPR · The Obama administration is considering whether to broaden its air campaign against the extremist group the Islamic State by striking targets in Syria.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the latest in Ukraine and the actions of ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · An earthquake in Napa Valley this week brought back old fears for author Gustavo Arellano. In his anxiety he's revisiting the book A Crack in the Edge of the World.
 

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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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Live in Concert

Jun 24, 2014 — The duo crafts an intoxicating mix of dance grooves and heady electronics. See one of 2014's most captivating new bands, recorded live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
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Jun 27, 2014 — See tUnE-yArDs recorded live in concert from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
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Jun 9, 2014 — Jack White celebrated the release of his latest solo album, Lazaretto with this live concert, at the historic Fonda Theater in Hollywood, Calif.
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Jun 6, 2014 — See the band premiere "Rent I Pay," the lead-off cut to Spoon's first new album in four years, They Want My Soul. The group performed the song live at New York City's Le Poisson Rouge on Jun. 9.
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May 14, 2014 — Hear the Walkmen singer in a stirring, soulful concert, recorded live at Joe's Pub in New York City on April 16. Leithauser's solo debut is titled Black Hours.
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May 1, 2014 — Watch one of the year's most exciting bands in a full concert, filmed live online from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
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Nov 20, 2013 — Watch the post-punk band's live concert at Chicago's Lincoln Hall in its entirety, presented by Sound Opinions.
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Nov 14, 2013 — Bill Callahan's performance, at a historic synagogue in Washington, D.C., unfolded on a cool autumn night.
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Nov 6, 2013 — Hear lead singer Channy Leaneagh and the rest of this exciting Minneapolis band recorded live at the 9:30 Club on Nov. 6, 2013.
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Nov 8, 2013 — Gary Numan is considered a pioneer of synth-based electronic music who has often featured a heavy rock influence. For this special set, Numan performed a number of classic hits, as well as new tracks.
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