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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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Bonus Round: Ask Me Another

Apr 23, 2014 — What hath the Bard wrought? A legacy of words and idioms you'll recognize from pop culture and even your own speech. On the occasion of his 450th birthday, Ask Me Another presents this handy glossary.
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Jan 5, 2014 — On the twelfth day of Xmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: A bunch of pop culture math questions that weren't on your SATs. For example, what do you get when you add Jay-Z's "Problems" to Three Dog Night's "Loneliest Number"? You'll find calculus is a lot less scary when it involves your favorite band in the game "Replacement Math."
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Jan 4, 2014 — On the eleventh day of Xmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: a third round of holiday trivia, this time with more Schwarzenegger. Plus a chance to win Jonathan Coulton's CD, Artificial Heart.
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Jan 3, 2014 — On the tenth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: every song house musician Jonathan Coulton played on the show in season two. Completists, rejoice.
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Jan 2, 2014 — On the 9th day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: host Ophira Eisenberg as a Canadian Girl Scout.
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Jan 1, 2014 — On the eighth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: A Charlie Brown Christmas trivia, and the chance to win tickets to a live recording of the show.
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Dec 31, 2013 — It may come as no surprise that since Ask Me Another tapes in a bar, we are no strangers to the bottom of a glass. (With responsibility, of course.) On the seventh day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: cocktail recipes inspired by the show's games, contestants and guests.
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Dec 30, 2013 — On the sixth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: a trivia game paying tribute to our favorite accordion-playing, pop culture-loving, food-punning parodist, "Weird Al" Yankovic.
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Dec 29, 2013 — On the fifth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: Jonathan Coulton in a tux! Check out this old photo we dug up of Coulton's days as a Whiffenpoof (That's a collegiate a cappella group...not a type of exotic bird.)
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Dec 28, 2013 — On the fourth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: a game inspired by Mad Men. Contestants have to answer questions about silly but shockingly authentic etiquette rules dating from the 1960s.
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