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July 30, 2014 | KQED · Adding a translation to the English label would require bigger bottles, pharmacists say. They worry patients would wind up carrying a few pills around loose — without any instructions at all.
 
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July 30, 2014 | WNYC · In the past 20 years, New Jersey went from having more than 20 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs to less than 10 percent. That means offices, labs and warehouses have gone dark.
 
July 30, 2014 | NPR · Sheik Humarr Khan, one of the doctors fighting to control West Africa's largest Ebola outbreak, died Tuesday in Sierra Leone. He was 39.
 

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July 30, 2014 | NPR · An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
 

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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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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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