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August 1, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
 
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August 1, 2014 | NPR · House Republicans are delaying their August recess, sticking around Washington to try passing a bill meant to address the border crisis. Democrats and President Obama have already voiced their opposition to the bill on the table.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the beleaguered border bill in the House and the shattered cease-fire in Gaza.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Gaza took an ominous turn Friday, as a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire fell apart within 90 minutes and the Israeli military announced its belief that one of its soldiers was captured by Hamas militants.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Aug 16, 2007 — Preserving one's correspondence can be a cost issue, both for companies and for individuals. So what leads you to hang on to that mass of old messages, and is it worth it?
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Aug 16, 2007 — Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty has ordered the deletion of all e-mails not saved by city government workers in January of 2008. The more e-mail government employees send, the more there is to store, costing taxpayers money. But costs must be balanced against the need to preserve history.
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May 10, 2007 — When vintage vinyl collector Dori Hadar discovered dozens of fake recordings by soul superstar "Mingering Mike," he decided to track down the mysterious artist.
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May 9, 2007 — Soul music fan Dori Hadar is addicted to soul music on old vinyl records. That obsession led him to the work of Mingering Mike, a soul superstar of the 1960s and 70s who released over 50 records in just 10 years.
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May 7, 2007 — Many U.S. soldiers in Iraq are publishing "milblogs" about daily life in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now, Defense Department officials say those blogs could aid the enemy. They've come out with a new directive that might restrict what military bloggers can put on the Internet.
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Apr 26, 2007 — Eric Volz, a 27-year-old American, is serving a 30-year sentence for the murder of his Nicaraguan ex-girlfriend. Volz insists he is innocent, and now his family is publicizing his case on the Web to get him freed.
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Apr 19, 2007 — A multimedia package sent to NBC by the Virginia Tech shooter, Seung-hui Cho, contained pictures of the shooter with various weapons, videos of him rambling, and a long written diatribe. The package is being described as unprecedented and a possible template for future killers.
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Mar 22, 2007 — Exactly one month ago, 22-year-old law student Kareem Amer was sentenced to four years in prison for what he wrote on his personal Web site. His case has shed a spotlight on the country's laws concerning online speech.
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Mar 15, 2007 — Google will introduce new privacy measures including purging online searches. This will make it difficult to connect those searches with the people who made them.
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Mar 5, 2007 — Thousands of Americans fall victim to e-mail scams each year, according to the U.S. State Department. But an online community of people called scambaiters found creative — and hilarious — ways to get revenge.
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