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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 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.
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · Only one movie in July, Transformers: Age of Extinction, has broken the 100 million mark during its opening weekend. Box office receipts all summer have proven anemic. Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst with RENTRAK, talks to Audie Cornish about the box office slump.
 

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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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Jun 26, 2014 — Also: Barnes & Noble splitting in two; a new Judy Blume novel is coming out next year.
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Jan 9, 2014 — Going-out-of-business sales will begin Thursday at 93 Loehmann's stores. And on Wednesday, Macy's Inc. announced 2,500 employees will be laid off.
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Oct 30, 2013 — Also: Hyperbole and a Half creator Allie Brosh talks about her struggles with depression; Barnes & Noble launches a new Nook; Anna Holmes writes about the value of Twitter in literary discourse.
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Aug 21, 2013 — Also: James Patterson on bad books; remembering Elmore Leonard; the woman who inspired "Terry, the Mexican girl" in On the Road dies.
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Aug 20, 2013 — Also: Barnes & Noble makes up with Simon & Schuster; Amazon crashes; Margaret Atwood on optimism.
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Jun 26, 2013 — Also: John Quincy Adams' ode to the Eurasian Bull finch; Jane Austen may be the new face on the 10 note; Barnes & Noble struggles.
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May 10, 2013 — Also: rare footage of William Faulkner; drag and Virginia Woolf; and the art of translation.
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Apr 2, 2013 — Also: Accidental haikus in The New York Times; Alanis Morissette is working on a book; the history of the word "clue."
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Mar 26, 2013 — Also: Barnes & Noble giving away free e-readers this week; Marjane Satrapi on Persepolis; and a teenage Hemingway's dimples.
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Mar 1, 2013 — Also: the virtues of fan fiction; a backlash against Vladimir Nabokov in his native Russia; Barnes & Noble confirms bad news.
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