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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 · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
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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Washington Nationals

Oct 3, 2012 — For seven seasons, he had always come in last against the faster and seemingly smarter Abe (as in Lincoln), George (Washington) and Tom (Jefferson). Now, though, he's finally in the win column. There's bipartisan cheering in D.C.
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Oct 1, 2012 — It wasn't clear whether the Nationals' Michael Morse had hit a grand slam. When the umps decided he had, they made him go back to home plate and pretend he'd done it again. See the video.
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Sep 21, 2012 — For the first time since 1933, there will be major league playoff baseball in Washington. Who said you couldn't change things in the nation's capital?
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Nov 10, 2011 — The Washington Nationals catcher was abducted Wednesday. He's thought to be the first major league player to have been kidnapped in Venezuela. But other players' families have been targeted in recent years.
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Jun 8, 2010 — The wait is over — Stephen Strasburg makes his Major League debut with the Nationals tonight against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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Jul 28, 2009 — Washington Nationals outfielder Josh Willingham hit not one, but two grand slams against the Milwaukee Brewers last night.
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