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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 31, 2014 | NPR · On Sunday, Iraqi and Kurdish forces broke a nearly 80-day siege by the Islamic State on the town of Amerli, where residents now have enough food and water for the first time in weeks.
 
August 31, 2014 | NPR · The U.S. military's attention to PTSD is well-documented but Kurdish fighters living with the same disorder haven't received nearly as much care. Arun Rath talks to journalist Jenna Krajeski.
 
August 31, 2014 | NPR · Arun Rath talks to journalist Shane Harris about his Foreign Policy story on "Lady al-Qaida," Aafia Siddiqui. The Pakistani-born woman was arrested in Afghanistan in 2008.
 

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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 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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Sense Of Place

Jul 18, 2014 — Hear four songs by the popular band, recorded live from Icelandic National Day celebrations.
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Jul 18, 2014 — Watch an exclusive acoustic performance of the Icelandic band's most recent song, "Silhouettes."
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Jul 17, 2014 — We stop by 12 Tónar Records, where a longtime employee shares his five favorite Icelandic acts.
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Jul 17, 2014 — Sindri Már Sigfússon is best known for leading the folk-pop band Seabear. As a solo artist, he goes by the name Sin Fang. For this session, he appears at Iceland's Rás 2 radio to perform four songs.
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Jul 16, 2014 — Today's Sense of Place: Iceland session features Arnalds, who creates sweeping neoclassical music.
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Jul 16, 2014 — The show digs deep into its archives for a discussion with the multi-talented singer from 2000.
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Jul 15, 2014 — An interview with the head of the Iceland Music Exchange, which expands Iceland's musical footprint.
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Jul 15, 2014 — Hear the classical-folk band play four songs from the first of our Sense of Place visits to Iceland.
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Jul 14, 2014 — The radio personality spreads the word about five of his favorite Icelandic acts.
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Mar 14, 2014 — We're live with today's band from the Four Seasons in Austin for our SXSW Sense of Place. This group's music melds fist-up rock and roll with muscular funk, soul and psychedelia.
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