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July 29, 2014 | NPR · House and Senate negotiators reached a compromise, $17 billion agreement to improve medical care for veterans. The deal comes in the final week before Congress leaves town for a monthlong recess.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Washington Post reporter Liz Sly tells Renee Montagne that U.S. arms may be flowing to moderate Syrian rebels, but the aid seems to be too little too late to affect the course of the civil war.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · The militant group threatens to kill parents who immunize their children. As a result, polio has come roaring back in Pakistan. Eradication now hinges on whether the country can control the virus.
 

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July 29, 2014 | KERA · After caring for Ebola patients for several months in West Africa, Dr. Kent Brantly noticed last week that he had symptoms. The 33-year-old immediately put himself into a Liberian isolation ward.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Virologist Thomas Geisbert has spent decades studying Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers. He speaks to Audie Cornish about the current Ebola outbreak, the worst in history, and how it might be contained this time around.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · The Eid festival, which celebrates the end of Ramadan, serves as a time for visiting relatives and exchanging gifts. But one family's holiday in Gaza traces the death and displacement wrought by the war between Hamas and Israel.
 

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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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Elizabeth Edwards

Dec 7, 2010 — Reaction to the death of Elizabeth Edwards came quickly from the world of politics.
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Dec 7, 2010 — After battling breast cancer for years, Elizabeth Edwards succumbed to the disease on Tuesday.  Having lost a teenage son to an automobile accident, and having endured the public humiliation of her philandering husband, she never lost her dignity.
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Dec 7, 2010 — The News & Observer in North Carolina has published this statement from the Edwards family in response to the death of Elizabeth Edwards.
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Dec 7, 2010 — Edwards died a day after her family said doctors advised no more treatment. She was a sympathetic symbol of inner strength for how she dealt with life's adversities — the death of a son, her cancer diagnosis and her marriage's breakup.
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Dec 7, 2010 — Though he didn't want to extend tax cuts for the wealthiest, "the American people didn't send us here to wage symbolic battles or win symbolic victories," the president says.
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Dec 6, 2010 — Doctors told the estranged wife of the former senator that further treatment was futile. Family and friends were with her at home.
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May 11, 2009 — On today's Talk: Ted Koppel on interrogation techniques, Elizabeth Edwards' publicity blitz, celibacy for Catholic priests, and The Dangerous World of Butterflies.
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Jul 9, 2008 — Leroy Sievers and Elizabeth Edwards joins us for a candid discussion about living with cancer.
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Jul 9, 2008 — In our first hour, why China may soon outbid America for energy. And in this week's political junkie, a look at possible running mates for Senator Obama and Senator John McCain. For our full second hour, journalist Leroy Sievers and Elizabeth Ed...
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May 22, 2008 — How do we react when a public figure gets sick?
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