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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 28, 2014 | NPR · The pay is generous — $1,000 a month. The risks are enormous. They collect the body of an Ebola victim, avoiding any contact that could infect them. They wear safety garb. And they pray.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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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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Aug 29, 2014 — Even when monkeys were near death, an Ebola treatment called ZMapp was able to save them. The drug has been used in a few people, but the limited supply has been exhausted.
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Aug 29, 2014 — Take a deep breath, in black & white. Alice Boman's fragile singing, mixed with ethereal images from the Swedish countryside, make for a small, laptop vacation.
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Aug 29, 2014 — At issue are serious allegations of corruption, but the trial has unveiled seriously juicy details of the former Virginia governor's personal life.
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Aug 29, 2014 — Thayne Jasperson channels his canine side to play Porthos, the family dog, in the play at the American Repertory Theater.
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Aug 29, 2014 — One of the toughest things about Christmas? Putting up with your family. Writer Michele Carlo tells us about watching movies with her mother in her story, "The Return of the Queen."
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Aug 29, 2014 — Veronica Marché Miller talks with Maria Hinojosa about how stock photos affect our perceptions of women.
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Aug 29, 2014 — At bars, clubs and even the workplace, compliments often come off as racial microaggressions. We look at #FlirtyRacism through the eyes of people of color who are tired of being called "exotic."
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Aug 29, 2014 — Before the 1980s, people of Latin American origin were classified as white. Author G. Cristina Mora tells Latino USA how the Census Bureau, activists and Univision created the Hispanic category.
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Aug 29, 2014 — Sylvia Villagran is a professional voice actor in both Spanish and English. She talks about the importance of standing up for yourself when you aren't given the opportunities you know you deserve.
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Aug 29, 2014 — Ever have that moment when you're feeling like the worst Latino in the room, if not on the planet? Senior producer A.C. Valdez talks with a few Latinos about being secure in your identity.
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