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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Argentina says it cannot pay certain debts and will fall into default by July 31 if it can't come to an agreement with creditors. This would be Argentina's second default in 13 years.
 
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 · To withstand their 9,300-mile migration, red knots feast on eggs from horseshoe crabs each spring in Delaware Bay. Scientists worry many crabs are starting to lay eggs before the birds can get there.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
 
July 27, 2014 | NPR · Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.
 
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July 27, 2014 | NPR · The Harrier Jump Jet is known for vertical take-offs and landings. It also has an accident-prone track record, but that didn't dissuade one pilot from buying his dream plane.
 

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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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Nov 12, 2013 — NPR can seem like an overwhelming place for us interns looking to make a career in public radio, but it's easy to feel comfortable here. Fall 2013 interns collected insights and photos from their encounters with some of NPR's biggest and most welcoming stars - and these are their stories.
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Aug 29, 2013 — The NPR special series The Summer of '63 culminated yesterday with the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. As other media followed and discussed the events happening here in DC, NPR's work was highlighted and our journalists were asked to be a part of their conversations.
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Jul 12, 2013 — Michele Norris hosts an evening screening of the documentary The Black Press: Sol­diers With­out Swords followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with Laura Murphy, Julian Bond and Terence Samuel. The free event takes place Friday, July 19 at NPR HQ in Washington DC.
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Jun 21, 2013 — "I knew there was a captive, back seat audience out there - force-fed a steady diet of NPR news - because I, too, grew up as a prisoner of public radio," says Michele Norris of the Backseat Book Club that can be heard on All Things Considered.
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Mar 15, 2013 — Read a recap and see photos from last night's sold-out event in Washington, D.C.
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Mar 13, 2013 — Back behind the mic in her new role as NPR Host & Special Correspondent, Michele Norris has set her heart (and ear) on the powerful collection of six-word essays submitted by NPR listeners for The Race Card Project. Read on for more about the project and other insights from the familiar NPR voice.
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Jan 3, 2013 — The former host of All Things Considered has been charged with producing "signature profiles of leaders in politics, pop culture, business and other fields." Meanwhile, Audie Cornish is now a permanent host of All Things Considered and Rachel Martin is host of Weekend Edition Sunday.
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Nov 2, 2011 — Norris has stepped aside during the presidential campaign because her husband is working for President Obama's re-election effort. Cornish is currently host of Weekend Edition Sunday.
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Oct 24, 2011 — Her husband has accepted a senior position with the Obama re-election campaign. Norris will continue to report for NPR, but will not be involved in coverage of the election.
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Oct 26, 2010 — Meg Whitman defended her candidacy against controversy eruptions. She acknowledged she has flaws though she continued the line that what's most important to know about her ex-housekeeper problem is that it was a political stunt.
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