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July 30, 2014 | KQED · Adding a translation to the English label would require bigger bottles, pharmacists say. They worry patients would wind up carrying a few pills around loose — without any instructions at all.
 
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July 30, 2014 | WNYC · In the past 20 years, New Jersey went from having more than 20 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs to less than 10 percent. That means offices, labs and warehouses have gone dark.
 
July 30, 2014 | NPR · Sheik Humarr Khan, one of the doctors fighting to control West Africa's largest Ebola outbreak, died Tuesday in Sierra Leone. He was 39.
 

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July 30, 2014 | NPR · An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
 

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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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Jul 5, 2014 — Video shot from off the North Carolina coast at Frying Pan Tower, a former U.S. Coast Guard Light Station that's been converted to a bed and breakfast.
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Jul 5, 2014 — The first hurricane of the season — now downgraded to a tropical storm — skirted the U.S. East Coast, inconveniencing holiday revelers.
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Jul 3, 2014 — Arthur made landfall Thursday night near the southern end of North Carolina's Outer Banks. The Category 2 storm has maximum sustained winds of 100 mph.
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Jul 2, 2014 — The storm is expected to affect Fourth of July travel plans. It's still unclear, however, what kind of weather will be felt along the Eastern Seaboard.
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Jul 1, 2014 — Arthur is the first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. It's forecast to become a hurricane by Thursday.
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Jun 1, 2014 — A major hurricane has not made landfall in the United States in for 3,142 days. That's the longest streak going back to 1900.
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May 22, 2014 — Three to six hurricanes are expected to form during the six-month season that begins June 1. That's below average, but NOAA officials emphasized a single storm can make for a bad year.
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May 14, 2014 — A new NOAA-led study has found that hurricanes, typhoons and tropical cyclones are at their most destructive about 90 miles farther north or south of the equator than three decades ago.
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Nov 8, 2013 — When it comes to what you call a particular tropical cyclone, it's really a matter of location, location, location.
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Oct 21, 2013 — Hurricane Raymond has been upgraded to a Category 3 storm in the Pacific Ocean, as it drifts toward Mexico's southwest coast. The storm will bring from 4-8 inches of rainfall, forecasters say, with up to 12 inches possible in some areas.
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