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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 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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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! for June 21, 2014

Jun 20, 2014 — Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: Cup Half Empty, Muddle East, Magna Cum Latte.
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Jun 20, 2014 — Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Baristronauts.
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Jun 20, 2014 — Our panelists tell three stories about how the word "Yo" made the news, only one of which is true.
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Jun 20, 2014 — Nick Hitchon, whose entire life has been chronicled in seven-year increments as part of the British "Up" series, is now a professor at the University of Wisconsin.
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Jun 20, 2014 — More questions for the panel: OMG FBI, Osama Ken Laden, Eau No.
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Jun 20, 2014 — Bill reads three news-related limericks: Cheddar Is the New Black; Cyber Ficus; Hat Hair.
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Jun 20, 2014 — All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.
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Jun 20, 2014 — Our panelists predict if the Washington Redskins get a new name, what that new name will be.
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