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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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Dec 5, 2013 — NPR Host Steve Inskeep moderates a panel discussion on Governing in a Borderless World: Meeting the Challenge of Instability at The Wilson Center as part of The National Conversation. Live streaming begins at 12:30pm ET.
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Oct 24, 2013 — Have you shed some (or many) tears listening to StoryCorps? You're not alone. To celebrate 10 years of StoryCorps, let's all have a good cry together, shall we? Share your StoryCorps waterworks with NPR.
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May 26, 2013 — Electrical engineer Fred Hatfield was one of the first to purchase an Apple-1 in 1976, one of Apple's first computers. His relationship with that computer was an interesting one, and involves one bold interaction with Steve Jobs himself.
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Apr 26, 2013 — When the comedian asked the NPR host whether he knew what a macchiato is, Inskeep had to confess he didn't. And this happened during Morning Edition's "coffee week!" Seinfeld was amused. Inskeep says he's now going to go try one of the coffee drinks.
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Jan 31, 2013 — Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite have been talking about making an album together for 10 years, and now it's out. They came in to talk to NPR host Steve Inskeep for Morning Edition about harmonica playing, song writing, and Muddy Waters. The guys even had a little love duet to show for NPR.
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Nov 5, 2012 — Steve Inskeep is a veteran reporter of wars and disasters with an appreciation for dark humor and the absurd. But how far can you go when you are the host of one of the largest general news shows in the country? Some listeners complained about his comments during coverage of Hurricane Sandy.
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Aug 10, 2011 — Our inbox filled up after Steve Inskeep interrupted the Democratic Representative from Massachusetts, prompting Frank to say, "I wish you wouldn't ask me complicated questions with five seconds to go."
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Aug 1, 2011 — Was Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep "hostile" in his questioning of GOP Rep. David Dreier on the debt compromise?
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Jul 14, 2011 — How does a journalist apologize for an error? Morning Edition guest David Cay Johnston set an example Wednesday with a sincere on air apology.
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Jun 1, 2011 — The world is anxiously watching events in Pakistan, a dangerous nation that has gotten more violent in the wake of the May 2 killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. The murder of journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad is the latest unsettling news.
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