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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 — more than double the continent's average. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many Spanish 20-somethings — dubbed the "lost generation" — 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 27, 2014 | NPR · Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
 
July 27, 2014 | NPR · Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.
 
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July 27, 2014 | NPR · The Harrier Jump Jet is known for vertical take-offs and landings. It also has an accident-prone track record, but that didn't dissuade one pilot from buying his dream plane.
 

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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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President George H.W. Bush

Jun 12, 2014 — The former president had vowed on his 85th birthday that he would repeat a parachute jump on his 90th. Today's jump was his eighth.
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May 5, 2014 — The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation said Bush broke his "read my lips" campaign promise for the good of the country. It was politically costly but laid the foundation for future surpluses.
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Jul 24, 2013 — A photo shows the former president holding the two-year-old son of a member of his security detail. Patrick is undergoing treatment for leukemia.
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Apr 25, 2013 — As George W. Bush's presidential library opens, supporters of the 43rd president are convinced his reputation will improve. For that to happen, historians say, they need to get a look at the documents that the library houses — and that won't happen anytime soon.
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Dec 27, 2012 — The nation's 41st president, George H.W. Bush, has been in a Houston hospital since just after Thanksgiving. He went there for treatment of a persistent cough. Since then, he's developed a fever. Doctors are working to bring it down. Bush, 88, is said to be alert and bantering with his nurses.
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Nov 29, 2012 — Bush, 88, was admitted the day after Thanksgiving. He's being treated for bronchitis and could be released this weekend, a spokeswoman says. "This is not a life-threatening illness," she adds.
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May 31, 2012 — It's a White House tradition that brings presidents and former presidents together in a rare non-partisan event.
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Mar 29, 2012 — On the same day that Santorum would be covering himself, figuratively, in Reagan's jelly beans, Romney was scheduled to announce his receipt of the endorsement of the pork-rind lover in chief, George H. W. Bush, the man who was Reagan's vice president and who became the 41st president.
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Mar 29, 2012 — The former Massachusetts governor has now gotten the support of most of the Bush family. Former President George W. Bush, though, has not yet weighed in.
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Nov 22, 2010 — Barbara Bush has long been known for speaking her mind and she does it once again on Sarah Palin, saying she hopes Palin stays in Alaska. During her Larry King CNN interview she said she sat next to Palin once and thought she "was beautiful."
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