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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Even though Spain's economy is out of recession, youth unemployment has hit 57.7 percent. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many will have missed a decade or more of work.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the "sound, basic education" its constitution guarantees.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.? That question is at the center of the heated debate about tenure protections and who gets them.
 
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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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Jul 24, 2014 — The set of three stamps commemorates Bashar Assad's recent presidential election victory. But what seems like a mundane occurrence says a lot about power in the war-torn country.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Syrians have flooded into neighboring countries, and now they are having babies. But the children are not receiving citizenship from either Syria or the country where they are born.
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Jul 16, 2014 — He was declared the winner of last month's election, which outside observers labeled a sham. Syria is in the midst of a civil war that has created a massive refugee crisis.
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Jul 14, 2014 — Against the demands of the Assad regime, a covert cross-border operation has been getting aid to desperate Syrians in areas out of government control. A new U.N. resolution could expand these efforts.
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Jun 29, 2014 — Some analysts says the move may signal the birth of a new era of transnational jihadism. ISIS also announced a name change: It will now be known simply as The Islamic State.
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Jun 26, 2014 — The appeal is part of a larger $65.8 billion request sent to Congress to fund overseas operations. A White House statement says "moderate" rebels would be vetted before being funded.
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Jun 23, 2014 — Nine months after the mission started, the last remaining chemicals that had been identified for removal from Syria were loaded on a Danish ship. The OPCW called it a "major landmark."
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Jun 13, 2014 — Al-Qaida said in February that it has no links with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. But since then, ISIS has only gained ground — and members. It's now making inroads across Iraq.
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Jun 3, 2014 — Only residents in areas controlled by President Bashar Assad's regime are allowed to vote.
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Jun 2, 2014 — Bashar Assad is certain to cruise to victory Tuesday in a vote that's been widely condemned. But the point is not the voting. Rather, it's an attempt to show he still controls parts of the country.
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