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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 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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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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Mar 31, 2006 — He's a key player in the boxing and business worlds. Heavyweight champ and cooking icon George Foreman talks boxing, business, and bad investments.
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Mar 24, 2006 — Netflix is the world's largest online movie rental service, with more than 4.2 million subscribers and access to over 55,000 DVD titles. So what does the future hold for the DVD rental giant? What is the future of video-on-demand? And does Netflix really believe in "throttling"? On this week's Motley Fool Radio Show, David Gardner talks DVDs with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings.
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Mar 17, 2006 — You've read his columns. You've bought his books. But should you take his financial advice? David Gardner talks fun and finance with Pulitzer-winning columnist Dave Barry, author of Dave Barry's Money Secrets: Like — Why Is There a Giant Eyeball on the Dollar?   
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Mar 3, 2006 — What's behind the slowdown at the box office? What's an Oscar really worth? Film critic Leonard Maltin talks money and the movies.
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Feb 24, 2006 — A robot that vacuums, cleans and disarms explosives. David Gardner talks about the business of robots with iRobot CEO Colin Angle.
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Feb 17, 2006 — Does the animal in you keep you from making smarter investment decisions? Host David Gardner talks about the biology of investing with Terry Burnham, author of Mean Markets and Lizard Brains: How to Profit from the New Science of Irrationality.
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Jan 27, 2006 — Disney acquired Pixar this week in a $7.4 billion deal that makes Pixar CEO Steve Jobs the biggest shareholder at Disney. Can Steve Jobs bring his magic touch to The Magic Kingdom? David Gardner talks about the big developments at Disney with Alan Deutschman, author of The Second Coming of Steve Jobs.
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Feb 10, 2006 — More than a million couples will turn to TheKnot.com this year to help plan their weddings - weddings that have an average price tag of $22,000. The big money in marriage has translated to big business for The Knot, which recorded record earnings this week. And shares of The Knot have more than doubled over the last year. David Gardner talks about the engaging business of wedding planning with Knot CEO David Liu.
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Feb 3, 2006 — Terry Bradshaw led the Pittsburgh Steelers to four Super Bowl victories. The Hall of Fame quarterback has since scored big success on television. In this week's Fool Radio Flashback, David and Tom Gardner talk pigskins and profits with Terry Bradshaw.
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Jan 20, 2006 — Cheech Marin is perhaps best known for his role in the comedy duo Cheech and Chong. He's also one of the leading collectors of Chicano Art. The comedian, actor and art collector talks about the business of comedy and the business of art.
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