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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.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · On Capitol Hill, dogs and their handlers have made the case that all U.S. military dogs should be brought home from war — and treated with the respect they've earned on the battlefield.
 
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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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Mar 25, 2014 — The cold weather helped contain the oil. Clean up crews are on the scene and the drinking water has not been affected.
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Mar 24, 2014 — Environmentalists, meanwhile, are worried that the spill happened at the worst possible moment — the peak of birding season.
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Mar 31, 2013 — The pipeline ruptured in the town of Mayflower on Friday, causing the evacuation of 22 homes. Crews have recovered about 4,500 barrels of oil and water, Exxon said Saturday. Officials are also monitoring air quality.
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Jun 21, 2010 — Lee Hill, of NPR's Tell Me More, offers a slide show of images by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Ted Jackson depicting very different disasters along the Gulf Coast.
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Jun 17, 2010 — In Pensacola, folks are fatally resigned to the fact there's an oil slick heading their way.
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Jun 15, 2010 — A recent Tell Me More guest sends images from Pascagoula, Miss.
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Jun 15, 2010 — Tell us if you have you been affected by the oil spill.
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Jun 14, 2010 — In our first hour, the future of oil, and reporting on the oil spill. In our second hour, "Click" and Tift Merritt.
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Jun 13, 2010 — Obama Wants A BP Oil Spill Fund
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Jun 11, 2010 — Public Trusts Media On Oil Spill Over Gov, BP
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