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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 28, 2014 | NPR · A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the "sound, basic education" its constitution guarantees.
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · A New York state lawsuit follows the Vergara ruling in California, challenging state teacher tenure policies. Who's next?
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · Only one movie in July, Transformers: Age of Extinction, has broken the 100 million mark during its opening weekend. Box office receipts all summer have proven anemic. Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst with RENTRAK, talks to Audie Cornish about the box office slump.
 

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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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Jan 6, 2014 — In today's roundup, "women's fiction" gets another look, movie pants go on sale, and a full-page advertisement is built entirely on a single tweet.
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Sep 19, 2013 — In today's pop culture news, we learn that a bake-off contestant may have a predilection for frozen treats, that the films of Canada are on the rise, and that it's entirely possible — sort of — that all Pixar movies are secretly connected by a brilliant — or maybe loony — common thread.
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Feb 19, 2013 — In this morning's roundup, we look at the life of Ken Jennings, a bad day at Burger King, and older gamers.
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Feb 15, 2013 — In this morning's roundup: Another reality television opportunity for Kate Gosselin, a debate over ethics and boogers, and a harrowing (and important) story from Thandie Newton.
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Feb 14, 2013 — In this morning's roundup: Aziz Ansari goes deep on the questions of love and happiness, the House Of Cards hype gets ahead of itself, and an anti-library author starts a (figurative) fire.
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Feb 13, 2013 — In this morning's roundup, we note Joseph Gordon-Levitt's latest charm offensive, a British trend for converting spaces, and another TV show from the fine people at The Onion.
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Feb 1, 2013 — In today's roundup: Linda Gray says you saw her leg once even if you didn't know you did, and CBS is preparing for a very, very big weekend.
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Jan 3, 2013 — This morning: Bourdain on tween television, Andrew Sullivan on independence, and a guide to Kanye West.
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Jan 2, 2013 — In this morning's roundup: the upcoming films, the literary resolutions, the predictions, and more for the New Year.
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Oct 25, 2012 — In this morning's roundup: More Idris Elba Bond rumors, some tussling over genre fiction and literary fiction (can't get enough!), and Ai Weiwei having some fun with YouTube.
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