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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 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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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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