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August 1, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · It's one of the most popular items, but often it seems to be as far as humanly possible from the entrance. The Planet Money team looks at two very different theories about why that is.
 

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August 1, 2014 | NPR · House Republicans are delaying their August recess, sticking around Washington to try passing a bill meant to address the border crisis. Democrats and President Obama have already voiced their opposition to the bill on the table.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the beleaguered border bill in the House and the shattered cease-fire in Gaza.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Gaza took an ominous turn Friday, as a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire fell apart within 90 minutes and the Israeli military announced its belief that one of its soldiers was captured by Hamas militants.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Jul 6, 2014 — East German communism collapsed 25 years ago. But the city of Schwerin still has a Lenin statue, believed to be the last one in Germany. The mayor says it should stay because you can't erase history.
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Jul 4, 2014 — Laos' government says it needs the money the two dams will generate. But environmentalists and downstream neighbors say the dams are a major threat to fish migration and agriculture.
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Jun 17, 2014 — India's transgender community is on a roll. Known as hijras, they recently won court recognition as part of a third gender. Now they're starring in a popular video urging drivers to buckle up.
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Jun 15, 2014 — The location is a cavern beneath the streets of London, but it looks like a horror movie set in the tropics. Mosquitoes from all over the world live here in the interest of science.
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Jun 12, 2014 — Much great literature is informed by British gloom, from the Hound of the Baskervilles stalking the moor to Macbeth plotting in his dark castle. We wondered how a brighter Blighty would change that.
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Jun 11, 2014 — Joe Cicippio belongs to a very small club of Americans who were held by Islamic radicals for years and lived to tell about it. Here's how he coped as a hostage in Beirut and then rebuilt his life.
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Jun 5, 2014 — Altaf Hussain has been running his powerful Pakistani political movement from self-imposed exile for 22 years. After he was arrested in London on Tuesday, Karachi came to a grinding halt.
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Jun 1, 2014 — Panama City's skyline is full of gleaming office towers, and the economy is the fastest-growing in Latin America thanks to the canal. But the country still suffers from glaring social inequalities.
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May 27, 2014 — After a terrorist attack in northwestern China, mourners left flowers at the scene, and citizens took to social media and called for an evening protest. The government saw this as a threat.
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May 27, 2014 — The Holiday Inn was a landmark that towered over glittering Beirut in the 1970s. The Lebanese civil war ravaged the city and the hotel. The debate over the hotel's carcass carries on to this day.
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