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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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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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