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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 27, 2014 | NPR · Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
 
July 27, 2014 | NPR · Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.
 
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July 27, 2014 | NPR · The Harrier Jump Jet is known for vertical take-offs and landings. It also has an accident-prone track record, but that didn't dissuade one pilot from buying his dream plane.
 

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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 22, 2014 — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tells NPR the nation can't "absorb" all migrants fleeing violence and must secure its own border first. He dismissed potential 2016 rival Hillary Clinton as old news.
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Apr 15, 2013 — A new poll of undocumented Latino immigrants found that most are optimistic that the nation's immigration laws will be changed.
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Apr 12, 2013 — The Immigration and Customs Enforcement union is concerned the bipartisan group working on immigration legislation is putting a path to citizenship ahead of border security. Florida Republican Marco Rubio is seen as key for garnering conservative support.
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Mar 31, 2013 — An agreement between labor and business chiefs clears one of the last — and perhaps largest — hurdles for concrete legislation. Senators from the bipartisan group working to overhaul immigration say a deal is close but not complete.
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Mar 8, 2013 — Also: Marco Rubio's unusual taste in poets; journalist Nate Thayer is accused of plagiarism; and rethinking book acknowledgments.
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Feb 13, 2013 — The Florida senator has joined in the joking about his big stretch for a big drink as he was giving the Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address.
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Dec 11, 2012 — What would you want in a national Pledge For Science? How would you balance out the need to keep politicians from waffling on scientific issues as diverse as evolution, climate change and vaccines while separating out issues of research from issues of policy?
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Dec 13, 2011 — If Sen. Marco Rubio received the GOP's vice presidential nomination, only 13 percent of Latinos said they would be "much more likely" to vote Republican. Nearly half said it would have no effect on their vote.
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Nov 2, 2010 — Rubio beat Crist who ran as an independent and Meek, the Democrat, in the three way race.
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Oct 29, 2010 — Still, Florida's Senate race has been roiled by the reports and some Democrats worry that the news could discourage or anger some African-American voters. Meek is black.
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