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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 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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National Day of Listening

Nov 27, 2013 — Since 2008, StoryCorps has celebrated the Friday after Thanksgiving with the National Day of Listening. For some tips on how to have have a personal interview with a loved ones this Friday, we went to "The Sunday Conversation" founder, Weekend Edition Host Rachel Martin.
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Nov 20, 2012 — For this year's fifth annual National Day of Listening, StoryCorps has chosen to highlight the stories of veterans, active duty military and their families. Here at NPR we're also sharing a few stories of veterans and their family from our staff.
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Nov 24, 2011 — In the first hour of today's Talk of the Nation Dave Isay celebrates this year's National Day of Listening. This year's theme is thank a teacher. In today's second hour, author Adam Gopnik on his new book The Table Comes First. Plus, an annual TOTN tradition, who's not at your table this year?
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Nov 22, 2011 — Step away from the leftovers, football games and Black Friday sales and take a few minutes on Friday, Nov. 25, StoryCorps' National Day of Listening, to thank a teacher who influenced you.
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Nov 25, 2010 — In our first hour of Talk of the Nation, David Isay of StoryCorps commemorates the National Day of Listening with the stories that help us understand each other. In our second hour, micro-finance and who's not at your table.
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