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July 24, 2014 | NPR · Seven years after the subprime mortgage crisis, the U.S. economy has not yet fully recovered. Now two economists have come up with new evidence about what's holding the economy back.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · On Capitol Hill, dogs and their handlers have made the case that all U.S. military dogs should be brought home from war — and treated with the respect they've earned on the battlefield.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · Dozens of children have filed complaints saying they were subjected to inhumane treatment at Border Patrol stations. The complaints center on the holding cells, referred to as "freezers" by migrants.
 

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July 24, 2014 | NPR · A United Nations school, which was being used to shelter displaced Gazans awaiting evacuation, came under fire from a missile or shelling. The attack reportedly killed 15 people. Palestinian officials blame Israeli shelling; Israel says it may have been Hamas rockets that fell short of their target.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · The war in Gaza is unfolding between Israel and Hamas, but the Palestinian Authority, based in the West Bank, is also involved in efforts to end the fighting. The Palestine Liberation Organization's diplomatic representative to the U.S., Maen Areikat, speaks with Robert Siegel about the causes of the conflict and the possible consequences of a cease-fire.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.
 

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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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Stanley Cup

Jun 2, 2014 — The Blackhawks started off Game 7 with a 2-0 lead, but the Kings won it in a 5-4 thriller in overtime. Los Angeles will host the New York Rangers for Game 1 in the Stanley Cup Final this Wednesday.
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Jun 25, 2013 — Behind by a goal with about 80 seconds to go in the game, Chicago came back to score twice. The Blackhawks beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 and took the best-of-seven series in Game 6.
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Jun 18, 2013 — The Boston Bruins beat the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 Monday night to take a two-game lead in the NHL's Stanley Cup championships. Boston was helped by the peerless performance of goalie Tuukka Rask, while Chicago suffered from the loss of forward Marian Hossa.
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Apr 26, 2012 — Washington Capitals hockey player Joel Ward scores winning goal and is subjected to racist remarks on Twitter. Ward, who's black, says the comments didn't ruin his day.
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Jun 17, 2011 — Much still needs to be learned and confirmed about the picture of a kissing couple lying on a Vancouver street as mayhem erupted around them this week. But at least now there's a widely reported claim about their identities.
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Jun 16, 2011 — Canucks fans ran amok in Vancouver Wednesday night after their team lost Game 7 of the Stanley Cup championship to the Boston Bruins. Alcohol and adrenaline often mix to spark riots — even when fans are celebrating a win.
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Jun 11, 2010 — Blackhawks Feted By 2 Million In Chicago
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