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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 · A United Nations school, which was being used to shelter displaced Gazans awaiting evacuation, came under fire from a missile or shelling. The attack reportedly killed 15 people. Palestinian officials blame Israeli shelling; Israel says it may have been Hamas rockets that fell short of their target.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · The war in Gaza is unfolding between Israel and Hamas, but the Palestinian Authority, based in the West Bank, is also involved in efforts to end the fighting. The Palestine Liberation Organization's diplomatic representative to the U.S., Maen Areikat, speaks with Robert Siegel about the causes of the conflict and the possible consequences of a cease-fire.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.
 

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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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Comics

May 24, 2014X-Men: Days Of Future Past is a time-travel movie, but not only because of its plot. It's also an experiment in how to continue a franchise without the potential complications of starting over.
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May 2, 2014 — Our comics blogger, Glen Weldon, tees up all 57 of the offerings for this year's Free Comic Book Day and tells you which ones to try to lay your paws upon.
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Dec 9, 2013 — NPR comics blogger and pop-culture podcaster Glen Weldon has a few words for director Zack Snyder about the casting news that's gotten him in such hot water.
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Oct 15, 2013 — When you see a valuable comic locked up in a safe, it's fair to wonder whether it's really intended for people other than ardent fans to enjoy, or even to know about. But a new documentary airing on PBS uses superheroes to tell a larger tale of American popular entertainment.
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Jul 24, 2013 — Glen Weldon gets the stink eye from a legend of the comics industry, enjoys hijinks onstage, and has to pee in the middle of the ceremony.
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May 30, 2013 — Glen Weldon gives close attention to a story from what he calls "Superman: The Crazypants Years."
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May 28, 2013 — Dissatisfied with the scope and costs of the biggest fan convention in the country, one fan started a new gathering of her own, and she quickly brought some big names in to help out.
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May 6, 2013 — The latest Iron Man installment continues an argument begun in last summer's The Avengers about two very different kinds of American exceptionalism.
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May 1, 2013 — Our comics blogger rounds up a long list of comics you may be able to find for free this weekend at your local comics shop and tells you which ones might work best for you.
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Apr 15, 2013 — A new documentary examines the history of women warriors and asks why we haven't had our Wonder Woman movie yet.
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