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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 28, 2014 | NPR · A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the "sound, basic education" its constitution guarantees.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.? That question is at the center of the heated debate about tenure protections and who gets them.
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · Only one movie in July, Transformers: Age of Extinction, has broken the 100 million mark during its opening weekend. Box office receipts all summer have proven anemic. Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst with RENTRAK, talks to Audie Cornish about the box office slump.
 

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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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Ted Kennedy

Sep 21, 2010 — Grudges and slights have always been held in American political history.  But Jimmy Carter's grudge against Ted Kennedy for fighting him on health care continues to this day, 30 years later.
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Sep 16, 2010 — Former President Jimmy Carter blamed Sen. Ted Kennedy for derailing his own health overhaul.
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Sep 2, 2009 — Ted Kennedy's death last week got more coverage than any other politician or celebrity since the Project for Excellence in Journalism began measuring coverage in 2007. NPR did 53 stories in 5 days, but there wasn't a lot of discussion of Chappaqui...
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Aug 26, 2009 — Of course, we know not everyone was a fan of Kennedy's politics, but there is something remarkable to be said about the bipartisan show of respect since news of his passing, even among some of his strongest, who somehow were in light of his passi...
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Aug 26, 2009A brief tour of Sen. Edward Kennedy's storied singing career. Rest in peace, Teddy.
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Aug 27, 2008 — Our Political Junkie's in Denver, with all the highlights from Sen. Kennedy through Sen. Clinton, plus the latest attack ads and political news.
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May 22, 2008 — How do we react when a public figure gets sick?
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Jan 28, 2008 — The Kennedy's come out for Barack Obama, and the Senator from Illinois wins over Gate B18 at O'Hare airport.
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