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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.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.
 

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July 30, 2014 | NPR · An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
 

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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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Finance

Jul 4, 2014 — On today's show, we answer one of the most important questions in finance: What actually happens at the end of Trading Places?
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Jun 18, 2014 — When banks do bad things, the financial cops can fine them or get them to admit guilt. Now, they might try something brand new. Today on the show: how to punish a bank.
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Jun 13, 2014 — Today on the show: stories about bored traders, a bank that charges customers to deposit money, and pawn shops for the rich.
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May 30, 2014 — There's this big idea floating around right now. The idea is this: get rid of banks. Don't make them safer. Don't make them smaller. Just get rid of them.
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May 5, 2014 — Normally, investors look for promising companies to invest in. With search funds, they invest in promising people. Investors back "searchers" by covering their pay while they hunt for companies.
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Feb 21, 2014 — The financial crisis left Wall Street with an image problem. Yet recruits continue to sign up. What's driving today's young bankers and how is that changing?
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Feb 20, 2014 — A reporter shadowed eight young people during their first two years on Wall Street, when the bailouts were still fresh and anti-Wall Street sentiments were running high.
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Jan 22, 2014 — On today's show: Three stories about people who, intentionally or not, found themselves breaking the rules.
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Jan 15, 2014 — Americans use debit cards more often than any other form of payment. Cash is still used more often than credit cards.
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Jan 10, 2014 — An obscure provision in the finance overhaul is causing problems for small banks. It turns out, it's hard to figure out which risks banks should be allowed to take.
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