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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 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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All Things Considered for March 18, 2014

Mar 18, 2014 — Malaysia's government, which is leading the search for the missing airliner, has come under fire from critics who are accusing it of mismanagement and partisan politicking.
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Mar 18, 2014 — Commander William Marks, a spokesperson for the U.S. 7th Fleet, describes the ongoing search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The U.S. Navy is lending a hand in the efforts to find it.
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Mar 18, 2014 — Young people on the upper range of income eligible for subsidies are finding that they don't always qualify. That could influence the number of young adults who enroll.
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Mar 18, 2014 — Barely half of Americans say they're confident they'll be able to retire comfortably. Now, many are staying in the workforce longer — and some companies are using that trend to their advantage.
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Mar 18, 2014 — Alan Cheuse reviews the odd little novel Falling Out of Time, by Israeli writer David Grossman.
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Mar 18, 2014 — Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a treaty to annex Crimea and delivered a rousing speech to mark the occasion. The U.S. denounced the action as illegal but has few tools to change his mind.
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Mar 18, 2014 — Olexander Motsyk, Ukraine's ambassador to the U.S. since 2010, speaks with Robert Siegel about Russia's moves to annex Crimea.
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Mar 18, 2014 — The people of Scotland will decide in a September referendum whether Scotland stays in the UK or declares independence after 300 years in the fold. Glasgow is ground zero in the growing campaign.
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Mar 18, 2014 — Drs. Deirdre Barrett and Robert Stickgold discuss the case of Dion McGregor, a sleep talker whose vivid and expansive somniloquies are the subject of the album, Dreaming Like Mad with Dion McGregor.
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Mar 18, 2014 — Several Ukrainian soldiers were shot, one fatally, when masked soldiers stormed a Ukrainian military base outside the Crimean capital, Simferopol.
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