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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 31, 2014 | NPR · On Sunday, Iraqi and Kurdish forces broke a nearly 80-day siege by the Islamic State on the town of Amerli, where residents now have enough food and water for the first time in weeks.
 
August 31, 2014 | NPR · The U.S. military's attention to PTSD is well-documented but Kurdish fighters living with the same disorder haven't received nearly as much care. Arun Rath talks to journalist Jenna Krajeski.
 
August 31, 2014 | NPR · Arun Rath talks to journalist Shane Harris about his Foreign Policy story on "Lady al-Qaida," Aafia Siddiqui. The Pakistani-born woman was arrested in Afghanistan in 2008.
 

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August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

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August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

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Apr 9, 2014 — Brown takes a digital photo, turns it into audio waves, etches them onto a vinyl record and "plays" it back using a turntable.
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Jan 15, 2014 — More than 100 years ago, long before remote-controlled drones, a photographer used kites to capture aerial panoramic photographs.
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Jan 5, 2014 — What do the objects you keep say about you? And which ones, if any, are the ones you wouldn't want to live without?
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Dec 16, 2013 — Here's an awesome photo of an awesome organism with an awesome name. And we couldn't resist.
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Dec 12, 2013 — We asked you to photograph your commute. We had no idea you would make such connections!
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Dec 10, 2013 — Born five minutes apart, their lives couldn't be more different. And photography, in a way, has brought them together.
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Dec 9, 2013 — Sam Reinders is a photojournalist born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. She was 13 when Nelson Mandela was freed from prison. In the days after his death, Reinders walked the streets of her hometown and sent us this essay.
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Nov 21, 2013 — Paul Salopek has discovered that the best way to a storyteller is by foot.
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Nov 15, 2013 — It's that time of year. And in this month's photo assignment, we want to see what makes you happy.
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Nov 1, 2013 — Brandon Stanton challenges the conventional wisdom that you shouldn't talk to strangers.
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