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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 — more than double the continent's average. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many Spanish 20-somethings — dubbed the "lost generation" — 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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Political Junkie contest

Oct 1, 2012 — After everything that's happened — the primaries, caucuses, V.P. picks and conventions — it's now time for the debates. They have the capacity to change the dynamic. But, more times than not, they don't.
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Sep 2, 2010 — Lots of people who entered my August Political Junkie primary election contest predicted Joe Miller over Lisa Murkowski in Alaska. But no one got them all correct, and thus no one — once again — wins the contest.
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Aug 5, 2010 — Two people came close to predicting how the Senate would vote on Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court. But no one got the exact tally ... and thus no one wins the official Political Junkie contest.
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Jul 22, 2010 — Lots of primaries to think about in August. And so it's time to enter the official Political Junkie contest in which you are asked to come up with the winners in 10 primaries for the month.
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Jun 21, 2010 — With the confirmation hearings on Elena Kagan's nomination for the Supreme Court commending on Monday, the deadline to send your prediction on the final Senate vote is Friday, June 25.
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May 27, 2010 — May is gone, now it's June's turn. It's time to enter our official June 2010 Political Junkie Election Contest — where the winner can get genuine Nixon or McGovern campaign buttons from 1972.
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May 17, 2010 — Tuesday is primary day in several states, and closely watched are Senate contests in Kentucky, Arkansas and Pennsylvania ... plus a special House race in Pennsylvania to succeed the late John Murtha. Who's going to win? Take our poll, please.
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May 13, 2010 — Eric Lail of Vienna, Va., is our randomly-selected winner for correcting predicting Elena Kagan as President Obama's choice to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens.
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May 3, 2010 — The deadline has now passed to enter my Official May 2010 Primary Election Contest.  The winner(s) will be announced after May 22, the date of the special congressional election in Hawaii. 
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Apr 22, 2010 — It's time to enter the Official May 2010 Political Junkie Election Contest, where you can win a genuine 1972 Nixon or McGovern button.
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