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NPR Coverage Of The Vice Presidential Debate

We will air the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and the challenger, Rep. Paul Ryan, in its entirety. The debate comes to us live from Centre College in Danville, Ky. and is moderated by Martha Raddatz, senior foreign affairs correspondent for ABC News. Later, NPR Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving, political analysts E.J. Dionne and Matt Continetti and several NPR policy reporters will provide analysis from D.C. Traveling campaign reporters and national political correspondents will weigh in from Kentucky.


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As Summer Winds Down, Wistful Dreams Of A 'Lost Estate'

The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.
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A Food Crisis Follows Africa's Ebola Crisis

Food shortages are emerging in the wake of West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Market shelves are bare and fields are neglected because traders can't move and social gatherings are discouraged.
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McDonnell Corruption Trial: Former Gov Defends Relationship With Jonnie Williams

On the stand today, the former Virginia governor defended his relationship with the businessman at the heart of the trial, saying it was appropriate.
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Coming Soon To A Pole Near You: A Bike That Locks Itself

Cyclists may soon have a convenient way to discourage bike thieves, thanks to new designs that use parts of the bikes themselves as locks.