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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 23, 2014 | NPR · The remains of passengers of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight arrived in the Netherlands, on what has been a national day of mourning. Most of those killed in the jet that was brought down over Ukraine were Dutch. Robert Siegel talks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times, who is in the Netherlands.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.
 
July 23, 2014 | NPR · An uncontacted Amazonian tribe has ended its isolation in Brazil. Fiona Watson, the field and research director for Survival International, explains why this tribal people left its village.
 

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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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Jul 7, 2014 — People flying to the U.S. on international flights might want to keep their phones and other electronic devices charged. The devices might not be allowed onboard if they can't power up.
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Jul 12, 2013 — She is to become the University of California's next president. Confirmation of a successor could take time. Speculation on a successor has already begun. Perhaps former Sen. Joe Lieberman?
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Aug 10, 2012 — The lawsuit alleges that the Homeland Security secretary has turned the agency into a "frat house."
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Dec 20, 2010 — A Washington Post investigation reveals "a web of 4,058 federal, state and local organizations, each with its own counterterrorism responsibilities and jurisdictions" is gathering data on Americans.
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Oct 29, 2010 — A U.S. official says that two military fighter jets are escorting an airliner from the Canadian border to New York, according to the AP. The plane, reportedly United Arab Emirates flight 201 from Dubai, is bound for New York City's JFK Airport.
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Oct 29, 2010 — Investigators are examining cargo planes in the northeastern U.S. after British inspectors found a suspicious package on a United Parcel Service plane en route from Yemen to Chicago, according to reports.
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Nov 25, 2008 — Whenever NPR's Talk of the Nation dips into the topic of immigration, the national call-in show's telephone board lights up like a Christmas tree.
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