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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 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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Sandwich Monday

Aug 25, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we go off menu at a doughnut and fried chicken shop, and get a fried-chicken-on-a-doughnut sandwich.
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Aug 18, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a burger, Roman-Style. At M Burger, that means two grilled cheese sandwiches replace the bun.
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Aug 11, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try The Dahlia, from Denver Biscuit Co. It's a breakfast sandwich served on a French toast biscuit.
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Aug 4, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we find the best possible meal at a baseball game. It's the Crazy Crab'z Sandwich at AT&T Park in San Francisco.
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Jul 28, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich with a cult following. It's the Korean steak from Rhea's Market and Deli in San Francisco.
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Jul 21, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Menage A Trois sandwich from Ike's Place in San Francisco. It features chicken with three sauces and three cheeses.
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Jul 14, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a burger that replaces the beef with a deep-fried tofu patty.
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Jul 7, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try an update to a sandwich classic: the grilled cheese, breaded and deep-fried.
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Jun 30, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Concrete. It's a frozen custard confection so thick, you can turn it upside down and it won't fall out of its cup.
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Jun 23, 2014 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Burger King Extra Long BBQ Cheeseburger. It's like a regular BBQ Cheeseburger, but longer.
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