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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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Sunday Puzzle

Jul 27, 2014 — Today's puzzle is a game of categories based on the word peony (a type of flower). For each category, name something in the category beginning with each of the letters P-E-O-N-Y.
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Jul 20, 2014 — Two clues will be given. The first answer will be a brand name that sounds like it's plural; change the first letter to spell a new word that answers the second clue.
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Jul 13, 2014 — Every answer is a word starting with "ch," and your clue will be an anagram of the word.
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Jul 6, 2014 — Two clues will be given for two five-letter answers. Move the middle letter of the first answer to the end of the word to get the second answer.
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Jun 29, 2014 — For each set of three words, find a word that can precede each one to complete a familiar two-word phrase or name. The first word in each set will name an animal.
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Jun 22, 2014 — Every answer is a compound word or familiar two-word phrase or title in which each word has OU as its second and third letters.
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Jun 15, 2014 — Every answer is the name of a river. Identify it using its anagram — minus a letter.
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Jun 8, 2014 — Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word ends in E and the second word starts with Z.
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Jun 1, 2014 — Every answer to the given clue is a made-up, two-word phrase in which you add IN to the front of the first word to get the second word.
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May 25, 2014 — The theme of today's puzzle is May. Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts with MA and the second word ends with Y.
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