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July 30, 2014 | KQED · Adding a translation to the English label would require bigger bottles, pharmacists say. They worry patients would wind up carrying a few pills around loose — without any instructions at all.
 
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July 30, 2014 | WNYC · In the last 20 years, New Jersey went from having more than 20 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs to less than 10 percent. That means offices, labs and warehouses have gone dark.
 
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July 29, 2014 | NPR · Virologist Thomas Geisbert has spent decades studying Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers. He speaks to Audie Cornish about the current Ebola outbreak, the worst in history, and how it might be contained this time around.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · The Eid festival, which celebrates the end of Ramadan, serves as a time for visiting relatives and exchanging gifts. But one family's holiday in Gaza traces the death and displacement wrought by the war between Hamas and Israel.
 

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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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Elena Kagan's Supreme Court Nomination

Aug 7, 2010 — She becomes the 112th justice and the fourth woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath to Kagan in a ceremony at the court.
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Aug 5, 2010 — That a former U.S. solicitor general and dean of Harvard Law School would attract just five votes from 41 GOP senators underscores just how much the wrangling over federal court vacancies has come to reflect the nation's growing political divide.
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Aug 5, 2010 — Solicitor General Elena Kagan was confirmed Thursday to the Supreme Court, with support from Democrats and a handful of Republicans. The vote was 63-37. During debate, Republicans took the opportunity to question Kagan's lack of judicial experience and commitment to judicial restraint. Democrats questioned the direction of the Roberts court and observed that it seemed devoted to protecting "powerful interests."
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Jul 20, 2010 — The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to approve the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. The 13-6 vote sends Kagan's nomination to the full Senate. Lindsey Graham was the only Republican on the panel to vote in favor of Kagan.
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Jul 20, 2010 — The Senate Judiciary Committee vote on Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court fell on strict party lines ... except for Sen. Lindsey Graham. The South Carolina Republican voted in her favor.
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Jul 16, 2010 — Because Democrats hold a Senate majority, there is little doubt Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan will be confirmed. But the Republican leadership, and some outside groups, are pushing hard to raise the number of 'no' votes.
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Jul 3, 2010 — In between arguing about the commerce clause and explaining the meaning of interlocutory appeal, Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan delivered some very funny lines over 17 hours in a Senate hearing room.
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Jul 2, 2010 — Elena Kagan's stated admiration for Thurgood Marshall, the Supreme Court justice she once clerked for, became the focus of much scrutiny during her confirmation hearings. Marshall's son talks about the late justice's true legacy, and his relationship with Kagan.
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Jul 1, 2010 — On the fourth day of the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, get up-to-the-minute analysis.
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Jun 30, 2010 — ANALYSIS: Other news has overshadowed the confirmation hearings, and a Democratic majority in the Senate has made the outcome seem almost predetermined.
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