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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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Aug 22, 2014 — The multimillion-selling singer-songwriter plays songs from her new album, Shine On, and discusses how her divorce and the death of her father have affected her work.
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Aug 21, 2014 — Writer and radio personality Catalina Maria Johnson explores a musical movement in Argentina. She first heard the music through visual arts and describes it as ecological, spiritual and organic.
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Aug 21, 2014 — The bassist, singer and songwriter performs music from her new album (Comet, Come To Me) and discusses how Nina Simone's work influences her own.
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Aug 20, 2014 — The Pennsylvania band performs a set of alternately (and simultaneously) fun and menacing rock 'n' roll on stage at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.
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Aug 19, 2014 — Christian Gregory is a British singer who immersed himself in the grooves and style of vintage soul and R&B.
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Aug 18, 2014 — The country music existentialist released one of our favorite albums of 2014 (so far). Hear two songs on the World Cafe: Next podcast.
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Aug 15, 2014 — The singer performs his hit "The Man" and three other songs in this stripped-down studio session.
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Aug 14, 2014 — Hear the fresh music of a Montreal band whose sound was influenced by the protests around it.
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Aug 13, 2014 — Wilson is known as a producer for Dawes, Father John Misty and Conor Oberst, but here he performs songs from his own recent album, Fanfare. Hear his performance and a brief interview.
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Aug 12, 2014 — The self-proclaimed "loud introvert" fuses elements of country and punk. Hear her perform live.
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