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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 · Latest news from Novoazovsk, Ukraine, where Ukrainian forces are defending the port city from what they say is a Russian invasion. NPR's Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson from Novoazovsk.
 

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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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Weekend Edition Sunday for March 23, 2014

Mar 23, 2014 — President Obama leaves for a four-nation trip Sunday night. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with correspondent Ari Shapiro about what's on the president's travel agenda.
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Mar 23, 2014 — A quarter of Americans identify as Catholic, but their views vary dramatically. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with three Catholics about their views on faith and politics, one year into the new papacy.
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Mar 23, 2014 — Pope Francis has named a woman who was molested as a child by a priest to be part of a panel to help the Church address the sexual abuse of minors.
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Mar 23, 2014 — Ukraine has a long history of impunity when it comes to its treatment of journalists and activists. A recent incident leaves many wondering if the new government will bring true change.
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Mar 23, 2014 — In Crimea, everything from the time zone to the currency is changing under Russian rule. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with resident Maxim Kornilov about his decision to leave the country.
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Mar 23, 2014 — This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondents Jeff Brady and Debbie Elliott about the accident and the lessons learned.
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Mar 23, 2014 — Chase Compton wrote a series of Yelp reviews chronicling his relationship and breakup with the "love of his life." NPR's Rachel Martin talks to him about sharing his heartbreak on Yelp.
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Mar 23, 2014 — For each geographical place provided, change one letter to make a new, common word that has a different number of syllables than the geographical name.
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Mar 23, 2014 — Old records are breaking, cassette tapes are warping, even digital recordings can become obsolete. The Library of Congress is working to save millions of the nation's recordings before they're lost.
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Mar 23, 2014 — Volker Bertelmann is the master of using household junk to create haunting instrumental pieces. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to him about his new album, Abandoned Cities.
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