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July 10, 2014 | NPR · From climate change to counterterrorism, an increasing number of issues require China's cooperation. U.S. officials are in Beijing for 2 days of meetings known as the Strategic and Economic Dialogue.
 
July 10, 2014 | NPR · After years of stunning growth, China's go-go real estate market is in retreat. It has been one of the engines driving the world's second-largest economy, so economists are watching it closely.
 
July 10, 2014 | WWNO · Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. His corruption case involves the trading of city contracts and favors for cash and kickbacks. He left office in 2010 and was indicted in 2013.
 

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July 10, 2014 | NPR · Israeli air strikes continue to pound the Gaza Strip. NPR's Emily Harris reports from Gaza on the intensifying conflict there.
 
July 10, 2014 | NPR · Germany has asked the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country. This comes as two Germans are under investigation for spying for the U.S. in Germany. While tensions between the allies are high, both countries are trying not to strain relations too far.
 
July 10, 2014 | NPR · The Justice Department has declined to bring criminal charges against anyone at the CIA or the Senate Intelligence Committee, in a dispute over access to sensitive materials on enhanced interrogations. The power struggle relates to a long-running Senate probe over the mistreatment of detainees after Sept. 11.
 

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July 5, 2014 | NPR · In the year since Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was ousted, a military man was elected president and a budding insurgency has grown, as correspondent Leila Fadel tells NPR's Tamara Keith.
 

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July 6, 2014 | NPR · Tensions are high following the murder of three young Israelis and a Palestinian teen. Relatives of the murdered Palestinian say his American cousin was beaten by Israeli police during a protest.
 

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Paperback Fiction Bestsellers

Jun 29, 2012The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic '20s novel, resurfaces this week at No. 15.
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Mar 19, 2012 — Author and secretary Lynn Peril knows that writing on the job is a time-honored tradition. She recommends three books that were written while the boss was looking the other way. Have you ever composed a novel at your day job? Tell us about it in the comments.
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Jul 22, 2011 — As a Rome-based newspaper falls apart, the men and women who produce it try to hold their own lives together. Author Tom Rachman draws on experience as a foreign correspondent in The Imperfectionists, which enjoys its 28th week on the list.
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Jul 15, 2011 — A high school teacher, a lonely housewife and a movie star's husband are forever changed after a day in Paris with their French tutors. French Lessons, by Ellen Sussman, debuts at No. 14.
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Jul 8, 2011 — In One Day, author David Nicholls drops in on Dexter and Emma for one day a year over the course of two decades as the former flames take new lovers but can't help crossing paths. The movie tie-in edition for One Day debuts at No. 14.
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Jul 1, 2011 — Pop star Cherry Pye is such a drunken mess that her handlers hire a double to pose for her in public. And then that double gets kidnapped. Carl Hiaasen's Star Island debuts at No. 11.
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Jun 24, 2011 — Doctor and author Abraham Verghese takes readers from India to Ethiopia to New York in a sweeping exploration of medicine and faith. Cutting for Stone enjoys its 73rd week on the list.
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Jun 17, 2011 — Cats may have nine lives, but Bailey has at least four in A Dog's Purpose, a canine-narrated tale of reincarnation. W. Bruce Cameron's novel debuts at No. 14.
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Jun 10, 2011 — When Jacob Jankowski's parents die in a car accident, he drops out of veterinary school at Cornell and joins the circus. Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants enjoys its 123rd week on the list.
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Jun 3, 2011 — A virus creates a band of vampiric mutants, and hope for survival rests in the hands of a 6-year-old girl. Justin Cronin departs from his previous work in The Passage, a supernatural thriller that debuts at No. 14.
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