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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 · 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 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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Stories Of The Colorado Victims

Aug 3, 2012 — He was sheltering his girlfriend when he was shot and killed. Friends say the 24-year-old Arizona native had a passion for life and always put others first.
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Aug 2, 2012 — When 18-year-old Jarell Brooks saw a woman and her two children trying to crawl to safety, he got between them and the gunman. He says he couldn't have done anything else and lived with himself afterward.
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Jul 30, 2012 — Some of those in the Aurora, Colo., movie theater sheltered their friends and loved ones. Others rushed to help those who were injured. Many showed enormous courage in the early morning hours of July 20, when a gunman killed 12 people and wounded 58.
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Jul 27, 2012 — "AJ" Boik will be remembered at a funeral today. Friends and family say the aspiring artist was never sad and always willing to help. Yousef Garbi, who survived, was shot in the head after first pushing a friend to safety.
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Jul 26, 2012 — Medek was remembered as an independent young woman who loved hot pink and Hello Kitty.
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Jul 26, 2012 — Rebecca Wingo, 32, was facing the attacker when she was shot, her mother has been told. Shirley Wygal is sure her daughter believed that "if you're going to shoot me, you're going to look at me and do it."
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Jul 21, 2012 — Eleven of those killed by a gunman Friday during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises have been identified by the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office. A 12th victim hadn't yet been definitively identified.
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Jul 20, 2012 — She said the bloodshed she witnessed in Toronto had taught her to cherish every moment in life.
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