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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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Morning Edition for July 3, 2014

Jul 3, 2014 — The White House has asked Congress for $2 billion to respond to the record number of children arriving at the U.S. border. The funds would be used for shelters and to process deportation proceedings.
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Jul 2, 2014 — Scientific papers that claimed stem cells could be made in the laboratory simply by dipping regular cells in acid didn't hold up under scrutiny. Now the work is being retracted because of errors.
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Jul 3, 2014 — Motorcycles provide an open road for literature, a device writers can use to talk about adventure, rebellion, even inner peace. NPR's Mandalit del Barco gets some reading ideas from actual bikers.
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Jul 3, 2014 — Ernesto Frieri of the Anaheim Angles was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Jason Grilli. During a layover in Chicago, they both decided to hit the bathroom. Same terminal. Same bathroom.
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Jul 3, 2014 — For the first time, Colombia is in the quarter-finals of the World Cup. The team's winning streak is helping Colombian soccer emerge from a history of disappointment and drug-fueled violence.
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Jul 3, 2014 — This week ISIS changed its name to the Islamic State and says its territory is now a caliphate. The move is just one of the things that distinguishes the group from its predecessor, al Qaida in Iraq.
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Jul 3, 2014 — It's called chikungunya. And it causes severe joint pain that can last for months. A quarter of a million people have caught the virus in the Caribbean. So how big a problem will it be stateside?
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Jul 3, 2014 — Beijing said banks that handle foreign currency will be able to set their own exchange rates for the yuan. Critics have urged China to let the currency trade more freely.
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Jul 3, 2014 — The federal program, which would pay for catastrophic damage if a U.S. city was attacked again, is up for renewal this year and some have begun to worry that it may be in trouble.
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Jul 3, 2014 — Imagine an America where trucks are called lorries. That's the idea behind an ad campaign for Newcastle Brown Ale. It envisions what the U.S. would be like if England had won the war.
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