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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 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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Jul 15, 2014 — The former chief law enforcement officers face 23 counts of bribery, obstruction of justice and other charges. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert calls it "a black eye" for the state.
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Jul 12, 2014 — The state says it will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a federal appeals court order that it provide spousal benefits.
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Jun 25, 2014 — In Indiana, a judge said that same-sex couples are "in all respects like the family down the street. The Constitution demands that we treat them as such."
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Apr 28, 2014 — Megan Huntsman is accused of killing the children after giving birth to them between 1996 and 2006. She was arrested after her estranged husband discovered one body while cleaning out the garage.
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Apr 21, 2014 — The alleged gang member was killed when he reportedly lunged at a witness and was shot several times in the federal courtroom in Salt Lake City.
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Apr 10, 2014 — A three-judge panel of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case prompted by last year's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.
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Jan 10, 2014 — The marriages of more than 900 couples have been put on hold as courts weigh in. But "those families should not be asked to endure uncertainty regarding their status as the litigation unfolds," Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday.
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Jan 8, 2014 — The move by the governor's office clouds the legal status of hundreds of same-sex couples who were granted marriage licenses after Utah's ban was overturned on Dec. 20.
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Jan 6, 2014 — The order puts marriages on hold until an appeal is decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. Utah has been allowing same-sex marriages since Dec. 20.
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Jan 3, 2014 — The couples' response comes three days after Utah officials asked Justice Sonia Sotomayor to block same-sex marriages in the state. Their filing with the Supreme Court calls the prospect of a delay "an intolerable and dehumanizing burden."
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