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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 28, 2014 | NPR · The pay is generous — $1,000 a month. The risks are enormous. They collect the body of an Ebola victim, avoiding any contact that could infect them. They wear safety garb. And they pray.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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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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JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater

Aug 28, 2014In three collaborations in the late 1950s, Gil Evans and Miles Davis steered their projects into a new era for jazz. Terence Blanchard plays Davis' role with commitment and emotion in this set.
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Aug 14, 2014 — Held each summer in the lovely hillside country of Westchester County, the Caramoor Jazz Festival is in a rolling woods, 40 miles northeast of New York City. Hear Dee Dee Bridgewater lead her quintet.
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Aug 7, 2014 — The 2012 Caramoor Jazz Festival presents everything from young artists making their marks to established stars still shining bright. We highlight singer Gretchen Parlato and hard bop band The Cookers.
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Jul 31, 2014 — The ALJO is celebrating its tenth anniversary and looking forward to Grammy night. The group is nominated for Best Large Jazz Ensemble. They won in 2009 as well.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Charles Lloyd is celebrating his 75th birthday with a new album, Hagar's Song, and concert in the Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
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Jul 16, 2014 — Guitarist Bill Frisell shines in three very different settings: with his band reworking John Lennon tunes, in a duo with violinist Jenny Scheinman, and with The Bad Plus playing music of Paul Motian.
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Jul 10, 2014 — Hear a live performance at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival. Gretchen Parlato sings a song that Bill Evans arranged for Astrud Gilberto, while Truesdell chooses additional pieces with special meaning.
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Jul 3, 2014 — As rich as Anat Cohen's work is, Avishai Cohen's Triveni trio is spare. Born and raised in Tel Aviv, the siblings perform together and apart at the Newport Jazz Festival and the Kennedy Center.
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Jun 26, 2014 — Saxophonist Miguel Zenn (from Puerto Rico) and drummer Dafnis Prieto (from Cuba) have both resettled in the U.S., and are reworking the music of their islands in studios and on bandstands worldwide.
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Jun 19, 2014JazzSet ramps up with music from Newport 2012. From the Quad Stage, hear the first-call drummer and Grammy-winning vocalist lead inspiring sets, back to back.
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