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July 31, 2014 | NPR · In Gaza, the price of drinking water has soared, there's little electricity — and another shortage is beginning: people displaced by the fighting are waiting in long lines to get food.
 
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 30, 2014 | NPR · An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
 

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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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Mar 5, 2014 — Controversial ads geared to younger people have drawn criticism. But enrollment figures for private health insurance on the Washington state exchange are up since the ads began running.
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Dec 18, 2012 — There are some warnings parents drill into their kids: no drinking, no smoking, don't do drugs. But now that two states have decriminalized recreational marijuana use, those conversations have become tougher.
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Jun 3, 2012 — A government scholar says Washington has responded better to the economic downturn — certainly better than its European counterparts — than its reputation might lead people to believe. But not everyone is convinced.
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May 3, 2010 — Some thoughts on the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.
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Apr 13, 2010 — Police and TV cameras converge on the marching nuclear warheads that approached the president's nuclear security summit in Washington, D.C.
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Apr 7, 2009 — People in Washington State are driving to Idaho for that sweet, sweet phosphate-laden dishwasher detergent.
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Mar 17, 2009 — Arrests involving PCP are up in Washington, D.C. Are you seeing mentions of PCP in crime reports where you live?
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Jun 23, 2008 — The Supreme Court weighs the constitutional implications of DC's handgun ban.
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Jun 19, 2008 — Some uncharacteristically cool Washington weather.
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Dec 26, 2007 — In 2008, out with the old and in with the new... new laws, that is!
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