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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.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · Military war dogs serve combat tours, save lives and suffer injuries like the soldiers they serve. On Capitol Hill this week, dogs and their handlers made the case that all dogs should be brought home from war and treated with the respect they've earned.
 
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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 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.
 
July 23, 2014 | NPR · An uncontacted Amazonian tribe has ended its isolation in Brazil. Fiona Watson, the field and research director for Survival International, explains why this tribal people left its village.
 

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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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Jan 31, 2014 — The company, which provides the world's second-largest email service, says "the list of usernames and passwords that were used to execute the attack was likely collected from a third-party database compromise."
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Oct 15, 2013 — The latest revelations gleaned from documents leaked by National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden show that the spy agency gathers tens of thousands of such records each day.
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Sep 26, 2013 — After we introduced a name for that annoying email practice of strategically cc-ing a manager to gain an upper hand, you responded with an avalanche of email. Here's a sample of your thoughts.
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Sep 26, 2013 — The irritating practice of copying a third party on an email conversation to undermine the original party's position should have a name. We're calling it an acc.
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Aug 20, 2013 — The website Groklaw, which for 10 years demystified complex issues involving technology and the law, is shutting down. Editor Pamela Jones writes that she can't run the site without email, and that since emails' privacy can't be guaranteed, she can no longer do the site's work.
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Aug 16, 2013 — This summer, The New York Times moved all of it reporters' email to corporate Gmail accounts. This move to a third party could leave Times reporters and their sources with fewer legal protections if they are the subject of a government investigation.
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Jun 25, 2012 — Facebook has removed its users' primary email addresses and replaced them with @facebook handles. The company says it warned you, and that you can easily change your email information back.
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Oct 23, 2011 — Leaving and listening to voice messages may be a dying routine, but texts and emails just aren't the same. Producer Priska Neely recently took a long bus trip and decided to go through a full inbox. Voice mail may take longer, but sometimes it's worth it.
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Jan 6, 2011 — A Michigan man suspected his wife was having an affair. He snooped in her email account and has now been charged with a felony that could land him up to 5 years in jail. Is it a crime for a spouse to snoop?
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Nov 18, 2010 — Mary Schmich writes in the Chicago Tribune that your first e-mail address is like a first kiss — you never forget it. Still, she's moved on from that well-worn AOL address. Do you still have your first e-ail address?
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