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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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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! For Dec. 28, 2013

Dec 28, 2013 — More lies from our panel: This time, we hear three stories about healthy living, only one of which is true.
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Dec 28, 2013 — Carville, a Democrat, is married to Republican political consultant Mary Matalin. We've invited him to play a game called "You're like two peas in a pod!" Three questions about couples who are an awful lot alike. (Originally broadcast on Sept. 28, 2013.)
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Dec 28, 2013 — We've invited the matriarch of The Partridge Family to play a game called: "Look, it's the partridge family! GET THEM!" Three questions about the sport of partridge shooting. (Originally broadcast on Oct. 04, 2013.)
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Dec 28, 2013 — A holiday-themed Bluff the Listener classic.
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Dec 28, 2013 — We listen to one of the all-time most requested bits on our show, and Paula Poundstone takes issue with more than one scientific study.
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