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July 24, 2014 | NPR · Seven years after the subprime mortgage crisis, the U.S. economy has not yet fully recovered. Now two economists have come up with new evidence about what's holding the economy back.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · Military war dogs serve combat tours, save lives and suffer injuries like the soldiers they serve. On Capitol Hill this week, dogs and their handlers made the case that all dogs should be brought home from war and treated with the respect they've earned.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · Dozens of children have filed complaints saying they were subjected to inhumane treatment at Border Patrol stations. The complaints center on the holding cells, referred to as "freezers" by migrants.
 

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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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Sandwich Mondays

Oct 15, 2012 — Sandwich Monday has moved. We're fattening up other NPR blogs now.
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Oct 1, 2012 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we eat a pepperoni sandwich that can last forever.
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Sep 24, 2012 — This week, we eat a sandwich that's like a burger, if the burger had exploded. Mmm. Meat pebbles.
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Sep 10, 2012 — This week, Peter remembers a sandwich of his youth: Hebrew National salami on white bread with sweet pickle relish. It tastes strongly of nostalgia. Tell us about the Sandwiches Of Your Youth.
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Aug 27, 2012 — Sandwich Monday is on vacation.
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Aug 20, 2012 — Some members of the Sandwich Monday crew are doing a 5K tonight. To get ready, we made a sandwich comprised entirely of energy bars and gels. It adds up to 1,200 calories, more than twice that of a Big Mac.
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Aug 13, 2012 — A recipe for bacon s'mores has been making its way around the Internet today, prompting many people to wonder how they hadn't thought of it before. It was probably like this when a caveman first figured out the wheel and put something about it on his blog.
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Aug 6, 2012 — This week, our intern shares her family's recipe for Extreme Ice Cream Sandwiches: Make cookies, bake them for only four minutes, freeze them, and then put ice cream in between. It's like cookie dough ice cream, reversed. Genius.
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Jul 23, 2012 — Forget everything you ever knew about buns: This week, we eat a burger in between two grilled cheese sandwiches.
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Jul 16, 2012 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we let an invasive pest invade our mouths.
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