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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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Kwame Kilpatrick

Oct 10, 2013 — Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted of, among other things, extortion, fraud and conspiracy. During the trial he was accused of running a kick-back scheme that fattened his bank account by tens of thousands of dollars.
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Mar 11, 2013 — Once a rising star, the Democratic politician has already served time in jail for other crimes. Now, he faces up to 20 more years in prison.
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Apr 21, 2010 — Detroit Ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick could be headed to jail — again.
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Feb 3, 2009 — Kwame Kilpatrick rides off into the sunset...
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Oct 28, 2008 — Jennifer Hudson's tragic loss puts Chicago's police department in the hot seat. ... And, Detroit's former Mayor is now an inmate at Wayne County Jail.
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Sep 4, 2008 — News reports coming out of Detroit indicate that embattled Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is expected to accept a plea deal this morning requiring the mayor to resign from office immediately and serve jail time.
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Mar 25, 2008 — I remember being in Washington when former Mayor Marion Barry was captured on videotape in a sting operation ...
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Mar 11, 2008 — Two words: Eliot Spitzer. ... One word: STUPID ...
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