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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Argentina says it cannot pay certain debts and will fall into default by July 31 if it can't come to an agreement with creditors. This would be Argentina's second default in 13 years.
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · Even though Spain's economy is out of recession, youth unemployment has hit 57.7 percent. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many will have missed a decade or more of work.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · To withstand their 9,300-mile migration, red knots feast on eggs from horseshoe crabs each spring in Delaware Bay. Scientists worry many crabs are starting to lay eggs before the birds can get there.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
 
July 27, 2014 | NPR · Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.
 
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July 27, 2014 | NPR · The Harrier Jump Jet is known for vertical take-offs and landings. It also has an accident-prone track record, but that didn't dissuade one pilot from buying his dream plane.
 

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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 21, 2013 — Booker T. & the M.G.'s made it big in 1962 with the song "Green Onions." But since that sounds suspiciously natural for the United States, we'll ask him about Funyuns instead.
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Jun 17, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try "The T-Rex Burger," a nine-patty monster that, until this week, had been on the menu of a renegade Canadian Wendy's franchise.
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Jun 15, 2013 — Sure, Aldrin has been to the moon, but what does he know about getting mooned? We'll quiz him to find out with a game called "Drop your pants and take a bow."
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Jun 10, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, a very quick look at a new sandwich from the West Virginia chain Tudor's Biscuit World.
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Jun 8, 2013 — In this week's Not My Job segment, we ask Nik Wallenda, a man who crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope, three questions about examples of extreme clumsiness on the job.
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Jun 3, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the new Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich from Dunkin' Donuts. It's only in Boston, but a taste this disgustingly delicious won't stay local for long.
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Jun 1, 2013 — The Cannes Film Festival came to a close on Sunday, so we've invited Chopra to answer three questions about the Marche du Film, where new, not-necessarily-great films get bought and sold.
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May 25, 2013 — As one of the first female reporters to be allowed inside the NFL locker room, Tafoya has been a pioneer in her field. But there are still places out there where they believe in cooties, so Tafoya will answer three questions about men's-only clubs.
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May 18, 2013 — We've invited the heavy metal rocker to answer three questions about Mike, a chicken in the 1940s who lost his head and still went on to achieve fame and fortune.
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May 13, 2013 — Now we know why it takes astronauts three hours to get into their spacesuits.
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