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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 30, 2014 | NPR · In Ukraine, worried officials in the southeastern part of the country beefed up their defenses on Saturday as rebel forces slowly moved west following the recent capture of a strategic seaside town.
 
August 30, 2014 | NPR · Arun Rath talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer about NATO and EU options for confronting Russian aggression in Ukraine.
 
August 30, 2014 | NPR · More than 500 people may have traveled from the U.K. to Syria to fight in its civil war. Arun Rath talks to Jessica Stern, author of Terror In The Name Of God, about how it's drawing Westerners.
 

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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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Bob's Rainbows

May 10, 2014 — The albums, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Songs Considered host in his tracks this week. This week: Dave Grohl throws his childhood heroes a rocking hometown party.
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Apr 26, 2014 — The songs, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Song Considered host in his tracks. This week: Multiple well-loved, boundary-busting groups return.
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Apr 19, 2014 — The songs, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Songs host in his tracks. This week: A cat video, a live double rainbow and all the soles you can shake a camera at.
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Apr 12, 2014 — The albums, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Songs Considered host in his tracks this week. This week: the future of concert visuals and the last song you'll ever hear.
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Mar 29, 2014 — The concerts, songs and musical moments that stopped All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen in his tracks this week, including a breathtaking display by saxophonist Colin Stetson.
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Mar 8, 2014 — The concerts, songs and musical moments that stopped All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen in his tracks this week, including an a concert by St. Vincent so good he saw it twice.
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Mar 1, 2014 — The albums, videos and musical moments that stop the All Songs host in his tracks. This week: Album and song of the week, a phenomenal live show, and more goats standing on things.
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Feb 15, 2014 — The albums, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Songs host in his tracks this week. This week: Epic trumps intimate and a youthful sense of discovery is infectious.
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Feb 8, 2014 — The songs, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Songs host in his tracks this week.
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