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July 24, 2014 | NPR · Seven years after the subprime mortgage crisis, the U.S. economy has not yet fully recovered. Now two economists have come up with new evidence about what's holding the economy back.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · On Capitol Hill, dogs and their handlers have made the case that all U.S. military dogs should be brought home from war — and treated with the respect they've earned on the battlefield.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · Dozens of children have filed complaints saying they were subjected to inhumane treatment at Border Patrol stations. The complaints center on the holding cells, referred to as "freezers" by migrants.
 

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July 24, 2014 | NPR · A United Nations school, which was being used to shelter displaced Gazans awaiting evacuation, came under fire from a missile or shelling. The attack reportedly killed 15 people. Palestinian officials blame Israeli shelling; Israel says it may have been Hamas rockets that fell short of their target.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · The war in Gaza is unfolding between Israel and Hamas, but the Palestinian Authority, based in the West Bank, is also involved in efforts to end the fighting. The Palestine Liberation Organization's diplomatic representative to the U.S., Maen Areikat, speaks with Robert Siegel about the causes of the conflict and the possible consequences of a cease-fire.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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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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