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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Tens of thousands of displaced Gazans face skyrocketing prices for limited water supplies, and severely disrupted electricity service. As well, long lines are developing for staples like bread.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant tells Renee Montagne why the Israeli army is finding Hamas a more formidable foe now than during the 2009 war.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.
 

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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Israel's military has called up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza. Aid workers are warning of a growing humanitarian crisis in the region, including a significant displaced population and a potential shortage of drinking water.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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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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Jun 26, 2011 — Do our names help determine our future careers? Just ask attorney Sue Yoo. And with a name that sounds an awful lot like "camera," blogger Scott Cameron never stood a chance at avoiding a broadcasting career.
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Feb 24, 2011 — When an armed rebellion breaks out it's clear why a government might fall. But when protesters take to the streets without violence, why is it sometimes enough to topple a government? Joshua A. Tucker takes a look Egypt.
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Nov 24, 2010 — When it comes to desserts, the world tends to be divided. You have your cake people, and your pie lovers. But now, there's a jaw-dropping creation that we may all be able to agree on — the cherpumple.
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Nov 12, 2010 — The Commerce Department is working on a plan, for release in the next several weeks, that would call for "new laws and the creation of a new position to oversee the effort," The Wall Street Journal reports.
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Nov 2, 2010 — During a long and sometimes brutal midterm campaign season it proved difficult to keep politic al views — and arguments — out of the office. Sue Shellenbarger, in the Wall Street Journal, looks at how to keep the political peace at work.
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Oct 1, 2010 — News Corp., run by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, gave $1 million to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, raising eyebrows after the Fox News Channel parent also gave $1 million to the Republican Governors Association.
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Aug 3, 2010 — One critic can't stand this year's movies about "misunderstood mercenaries, rogue cops, congenial thugs from South Boston, boys who do not want to grow up, ever, ever, ever, and cats" — but is 2010 really the worst year for movies ever?
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Jun 16, 2010 — It's a summer tradition for many people: the stressed-out summer vacation. Melinda Beck tells us in the Wall Street Journal how to avoid that fate.
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May 13, 2010 — The case for brevity, in movies, music, and literature.
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Apr 28, 2010 — Everyone's worked with an office jerk. Sue Shellenbarger tells us in today's Wall Street Journal how they got that way, and what to do about it.
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