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July 23, 2014 | NPR · A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The remains of passengers of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight arrived in the Netherlands, on what has been a national day of mourning. Most of those killed in the jet that was brought down over Ukraine were Dutch. Robert Siegel talks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times, who is in the Netherlands.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.
 
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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Debt

Mar 26, 2014 — Greece, the country we all worried might take down the euro and Europe, may finally be ready to turn around.
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Mar 21, 2014 — Greece's economy is expected to rebound this year. But for one couple living in Athens, things don't feel better.
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Nov 7, 2013 — Regulators are cracking down on payday loans, leading some companies like Western Sky to shut down their loan operations.
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Oct 18, 2013 — I bought a Treasury bill on Tuesday, before Congress made the debt-ceiling deal. It was unclear whether I would get paid back on time.
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Oct 10, 2013 — If Congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling soon, the U.S. government won't be able to pay its debts. Here's who won't get paid if the government defaults.
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Oct 10, 2013 — Whatever happens to a the global economy, one thing is clear: If the U.S. defaults, people all over the world who have loaned the government money won't get paid on time.
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Oct 7, 2013 — If the government stops paying off its debts, people might rush to lend the government money. Here's why that may happen — and why, in the long run, it would be a problem.
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Sep 10, 2013 — In his New York Times Magazine column this week, Adam Davidson writes about the implications of another close call on the debt ceiling.
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Jul 26, 2013 — On today's show, we go see what happened to all the big dreams Detroit has had over the years.
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Apr 19, 2013 — This week, a grad student found a simple error in one of the most famous economics studies of the past several years. Should this change the way we think about economic research?
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