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July 30, 2014 | KQED · Adding a translation to the English label would require bigger bottles, pharmacists say. They worry patients would wind up carrying a few pills around loose — without any instructions at all.
 
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July 30, 2014 | WNYC · In the past 20 years, New Jersey went from having more than 20 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs to less than 10 percent. That means offices, labs and warehouses have gone dark.
 
July 30, 2014 | NPR · Sheik Humarr Khan, one of the doctors fighting to control West Africa's largest Ebola outbreak, died Tuesday in Sierra Leone. He was 39.
 

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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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Debt crisis

Jan 12, 2013 — Treasury Department spokesman Anthony Coley says that the White House has ruled out minting a $1 trillion coin to stave off another debt ceiling debate.
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Feb 12, 2012 — The Greek Parliament has approved a crucial austerity and debt-relief bill to keep the country out of bankruptcy and remain a part of the eurozone.
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Aug 12, 2011 — The congressional supercommittee faces the task of cutting at least $1.2 trillion from the federal deficit over the next 10 years. Those seeking to influence the panel's recommendations also see a chance for gains.
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Jul 28, 2011 — House votes on Boehner debt bill today; a British judge opens a large inquiry into the role of phone hacking in Britain; deadly bombings in Iraq kill at least 12; Tropical Storm Don headed for Texas
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Jul 26, 2011 — President Obama and Speaker Boehner trade words over looming debt crisis; lawyer for Norwegian shooting suspect believes his client may be insane; singer Amy Winehouse funeral is today
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Jul 20, 2011 — Senate debt cutting plan discusses; British Prime Minister faces questions from Parliament; Minnesota lawmakers resolve budget standoff and end government shutdown; famine ravages Somalia; a hurricane menaces Mexico, a tropical storm lingers off U.S. coast
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Apr 6, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the political junkie, and solving the debt crisis. In the second hour, poet Billy Collins on his book Horoscopes For The Dead, and the role of white men in conversations about diversity.
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Oct 2, 2010 — It will cost Ireland almost $70 billion to bail out the country's banks. Now, as the country grapples with that cost, many Irish are upset about how far their economy has fallen.
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