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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 · 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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Mar 14, 2014 — Convicted murderer James Robert Jones, 69, was arrested in south Florida. He'd been on the run since slipping out of Fort Leavenworth in 1977.
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Jul 26, 2013 — Egypt's army chief this week called for rallies to give him a mandate to stage a "war against terrorism" on Islamists. His call drew a huge response from opponents — as well as supporters — of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.
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May 16, 2013 — Lt. Col. Darin Haas was arrested in a domestic dispute and has been relieved of his post. The report comes on the heels of recent allegations of sexual assault in the military.
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Dec 15, 2011 — Army food scientists have figured out how to control pH, moisture, and oxygen inside the packaging of a pocket sandwich so that it can last for up to two years.
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Jan 26, 2011 — The demise of DADT has led some schools to consider inviting ROTC back to their campuses. But practical considerations could keep ROTC from returning, especially on Ivy League campuses.
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Sep 9, 2010 — Many Army officers are reluctant to award Purple Hearts to soldiers with brain injuries.
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Jul 10, 2008 — Bringing the war home — to Hollywood.
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Feb 13, 2008 — NPR reporter Ari Shapiro received a mysterious-looking white envelope with no return address on Feb. 5. Its contents would help soldiers at Ft. Drum in New York.
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