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August 1, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks with the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden, for the latest news about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · CIA director John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who had accused the CIA of spying on her committee's computers. Brennan at first denied it.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · It's one of the most popular items, but often it seems to be as far as humanly possible from the entrance. The Planet Money team looks at two very different theories about why that is.
 

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August 1, 2014 | NPR · House Republicans are delaying their August recess, sticking around Washington to try passing a bill meant to address the border crisis. Democrats and President Obama have already voiced their opposition to the bill on the table.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the beleaguered border bill in the House and the shattered cease-fire in Gaza.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Gaza took an ominous turn Friday, as a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire fell apart within 90 minutes and the Israeli military announced its belief that one of its soldiers was captured by Hamas militants.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Aug 1, 2014 — Also: Hilton Als on Flannery O'Connor; Stephen Burt on poetry.
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Jul 31, 2014 — Also: a novel by Oscar Hijuelos will be published posthumously; Stephen Marche on the inevitability of literary failure.
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Jul 30, 2014 — Also: Rand Paul plans to come out with a book in 2015; Jesse Ventura was awarded almost $2 million in a defamation suit.
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Jul 29, 2014 — Also: Linda Gregerson has a new poem in The New Yorker; allegations of sexual harassment at the country's biggest comic book convention.
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Jul 28, 2014 — Also: an excerpt of Haruki Murakami's new book; notable books coming out this week.
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Jul 25, 2014 — Also: Brian McGreevy on horror writer Angela Carter; why poetry and computer engineering go together.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Also: President Obama will give the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal to 21 artists, writers, academics and journalists; Katie Crouch on Sylvia Plath.
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Jul 23, 2014 — Also: a new short story by Zadie Smith; mermaid mythology.
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Jul 22, 2014 — Also: A survey suggests that the dispute between Amazon and Hachette may be deterring customers; Harper Lee apparently has questionable taste in coffee.
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Jul 21, 2014 — Also: North Carolina Poet Laureate Valerie Macon resigns; David Orr on James Franco's poetry.
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