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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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all songs considered

Nov 12, 2013 — NPR can seem like an overwhelming place for us interns looking to make a career in public radio, but it's easy to feel comfortable here. Fall 2013 interns collected insights and photos from their encounters with some of NPR's biggest and most welcoming stars - and these are their stories.
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May 28, 2013 — After teasing fans for weeks with a mysterious promotion scheme, the Scottish electronic duo Boards Of Canada has finally released a new song. Hear it on this week's All Songs Considered, along with a Sharon Van Etten-Shearwater duet, the funktacular Thundercat, folk singer Laura Veirs and more.
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Apr 23, 2013 — On this edition of All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton settle into the new NPR Music offices, fumble around in the studio and eventually figure things out well enough to share some great new music: A collaboration between Kimya Dawson and Aesop Rock, Laura Marling and more.
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Apr 19, 2013 — As children, we are frequently told to never, ever write on the walls at home or at school. Recently, we "adults" here at NPR seized an opportunity for such art and ran with it. Check out the results.
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Apr 17, 2013 — When it came time to pack up our things and head to the new NPR headquarters, we asked you to help us reflect on the move with your picks for the best songs about dealing with change. On this week's All Songs Considered we share some of our favorites.
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Apr 2, 2013 — On this edition of All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their favorite new tracks from The 1975, Charles Bradley, Olaf Arnalds, the Jose Gonzales side project Junip, and more.
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Mar 20, 2013 — This week, All Songs Considered goes electronic. Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by Sami Yenigun and Otis Hart, who bring us new cuts from DJ Koze, Julio Bashmore, Joker, Kyle Hall and more.
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Mar 19, 2013 — SXSW is a festival that you can curate to your own taste: quick hits, big names, unknowns, or some of everything. But no matter what kind of festival you have, there will be moments when a band just cuts through the noise. Here are a handful of the most transporting moments from this year's festival.
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Mar 18, 2013 — On their last day in Austin, Texas, our team reminisces about the experiences that made their lack of sleep and tired feet all worth it.
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Mar 16, 2013 — On Friday in Austin, Texas, things get a little punchy, which doesn't stop our team from experiencing moments of sincere and genuine bliss.
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