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July 23, 2014 | NPR · A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The vice president has been traveling the country to learn about the best ways to train workers. He announced the results Tuesday as the president signed a workforce training bill into law.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Congress is supposed to hold U.S. spy agencies accountable. But as Edward Snowden's disclosures revealed, intelligence officials have not always provided a full or accurate picture.
 

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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 19, 2014 — Obama does it. And increasingly, so do folks around the world. Why is the fist bump so popular? And do other cultures have similar gestures?
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Jul 15, 2014 — If kicking the can down the road were a competitive sport, the championship trophy would never leave Washington. A short-term fix for highway spending is just the latest contribution.
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Jul 10, 2014 — President Obama knows he's unlikely to get support from Texas' predominantly Republican congressional delegation, but being rebuffed will make it easier for him to shift blame to the GOP.
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Jul 9, 2014 — There are plenty of reasons, for and against, a presidential visit to the border. In any case, a visit wouldn't do much to diminish the criticism over the administration's handling of the crisis.
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Jul 9, 2014 — In a state that hosts one of the nation's closest Senate races, the president spoke about the women's issues that could turn the election. But Sen. Mark Udall opted not to appear alongside Obama.
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Jun 30, 2014 — The president's announcement that he would shift immigration enforcement resources to the Southern border failed to placate anyone.
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Jun 30, 2014 — The move comes about a week after Republican House Speaker John Boehner threatened to sue the president over his use of executive actions. Obama said the majority of Americans want immigration reform.
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Jun 28, 2014 — Both President Obama and congressional Republicans seek to rev up their respective bases in the executive action fight.
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Jun 27, 2014 — When the administration created a task force to combat the ongoing collapse of the nation's bee population, it created more than a little buzz.
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Jun 26, 2014 — The appeal is part of a larger $65.8 billion request sent to Congress to fund overseas operations. A White House statement says "moderate" rebels would be vetted before being funded.
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