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September 1, 2014 | NPR · A Guinean student in the Senegalese capital of Dakar has tested positive for the deadly disease. David Greene talks to Krista Larson, West Africa correspondent for the Associated Press.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Protesters surrounded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home, and for a brief period forced government TV off the air. Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Boone, a correspondent for The Guardian in Islamabad.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · A widely watched video shows a foreigner fainting on a subway car and everyone around him fleeing. No one helps. It's rekindled a national debate about trust, fear and the Chinese national character.
 

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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
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September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

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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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Sep 2, 2014 — A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
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Sep 2, 2014 — German photojournalist Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas. Leeb is sharing her experience with a book of photographs that she took. David Greene talks to Leeb about her trips in 2012 and 2013.
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Sep 2, 2014 — We remember Charles Bowden, an investigative journalist who spent much of his career delving into the world of drug cartels along the U.S.-Mexico border. Bowden died after an illness at home in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on Saturday. He was 69 years old.
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Sep 2, 2014 — Israel has claimed 988 acres of territory on the West Bank, in the Etzion Jewish settlement near Bethlehem. It's the same area from which three Jewish teens were kidnapped and later killed by Hamas militants in June.
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Sep 2, 2014 — Lauren Tilton is co-director, and Laura Wexler is Primary Investigator of Photogrammar, a Yale University project that has organized and mapped photographs taken for the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information from 1935 to 1946.
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Sep 2, 2014 — British Prime Minister David Cameron has outlined measures intended to stop British citizens who have fought in Iraq and Syria from returning to the UK. Cameron told Parliament on Monday that airlines would be legally obliged to hand over their passenger lists, and police given the right to seize the passports of suspected Islamist fighters at border crossings.
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Sep 2, 2014 — Despite the war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-supported separatists, some aspects of daily life continue. In rebel-held Donetsk, many city services are still functioning.
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Sep 2, 2014 — David Greene talks to New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, who is returning from a trip to Ukraine, about the situation there.
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Sep 2, 2014 — Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.
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Sep 2, 2014 — We're going to take a closer look at some changes that may be driving the casino closings in Atlantic City. One factor is competition — more casinos catering to smaller pools of local customers. In Maryland, the state opened its fifth casino in Baltimore last week.
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