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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.
 
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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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Jun 9, 2014 — Two officers were killed after an ambush at a pizza restaurant in Las Vegas. The shooters then went into a Wal-Mart where they reportedly committed suicide after killing another person.
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Jan 28, 2014 — The National Weather Service says Las Vegas could surpass record warm temperatures for late January, with Thursday's high predicted near 74 degrees.
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Sep 10, 2013 — Las Vegas is adding an eye-catching tourist attraction, in the form of a huge wheel that can take more than 1,000 people on a ride 550 feet into the sky over the city's famed Strip. The main construction of the wheel, called the High Roller, is nearly finished; it is expected to open in early 2014.
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Aug 22, 2012 — What happened in Vegas didn't stay in Vegas for the nearly 28-year-old son of Prince Charles and Diana. Photos from his "strip billiards" game are now all over the Web.
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May 25, 2012 — Jeff Neely, the regional official at the General Services Administration who hosted a 2010 taxpayer-funded conference that became a scandal as details about excessive spending, gifts and lavish parties were revealed, is no longer with the agency.
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Apr 24, 2012 — The news that for the second time this year someone has collapsed while dining at Las Vegas' Heart Attack Grill doesn't seem to bother the restaurant's fans.
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Apr 16, 2012 — General Services Administration officials spent excessively on a Las Vegas conference. So far, the agency's top official has resigned and several others have been fired.
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Dec 29, 2011 — That's what Kim Kardashian reportedly will earn for being in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve and again during some "special appearances" in 2012. But in the celebrity world, it's not unusual.
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Nov 5, 2011 — Las Vegas has seen better days — the unemployment and foreclosure rates are well above the national averages. But there are signs of hope. Tech companies that seemed destined to flourish in Silicon Valley are setting up shop in Sin City, in an effort to revitalize the downtown area.
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Mar 21, 2011 — David Schubert led the high-profile drug cases against Hilton and singer Bruno Mars. This weekend, police allege, he was seen buying crack cocaine.
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