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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Jul 12, 2014 — Swiss vaults have held treasures ranging from Nazi gold to Wall Street fortunes. Now they're becoming the guardians of the 21st century's most precious asset: digital information.
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Jul 10, 2014 — The move comes in the wake of two cases of espionage allegedly involving the U.S. and amid the fallout from the mass surveillance of Germans by the National Security Agency.
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Jul 9, 2014 — The men quoted in the story by reporters Glenn Greenwald and Murtuza Hussain say they were targeted because they were Muslims. But it is unclear why they were targeted.
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Jul 4, 2014 — News reports say the unidentified man worked for Germany's spy agency and passed secrets to the U.S. Ties between the countries have been affected by revelations the NSA spied on Germans.
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Mar 27, 2014 — The president is asking Congress to work with him on a plan to have communications companies hold "metadata." He wants government investigators to have access to the information with court approval.
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Mar 22, 2014 — Documents provided by "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden highlight the spy agency's efforts, The New York Times and Der Spiegel report.
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Mar 11, 2014 — The Senate was a chamber divided in reaction to Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein's diatribe against the CIA for allegedly hacking into Senate computers.
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Feb 19, 2014 — David Miranda was stopped and held at London's Heathrow Airport for nine hours in August. Authorities seized a hard drive that had materials provided by "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden.
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Feb 17, 2014 — Journalists who broke the news in The Guardian and The Washington Post are among those receiving this year's George Polk Awards in Journalism. Without their work, the stories "would not have seen the light of day."
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Feb 3, 2014 — The group wants German federal prosecutors to investigate the country's aiding of the U.S. agency's activities. It's the latest fallout from revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
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