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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Tens of thousands of displaced Gazans face skyrocketing prices for limited water supplies, and severely disrupted electricity service. As well, long lines are developing for staples like bread.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant tells Renee Montagne why the Israeli army is finding Hamas a more formidable foe now than during the 2009 war.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.
 

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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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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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May 30, 2014 — The private space-launch company has taken its Dragon capsule design and taught it some cool new tricks.
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May 12, 2014 — The California-based maker of the Falcon 9 is hoping to break up a monopoly on the launch market for national security satellites.
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Apr 25, 2014 — The space startup says its rockets are capable of carrying satellites for the Air Force, and it can do so cheaper than Boeing and Lockheed.
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Dec 3, 2013 — The company's Falcon 9 booster lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., carrying the satellite into a geostationary orbit.
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Sep 18, 2013 — The robotic capsule Cygnus, scheduled to dock with the orbiting outpost on Sunday, is the second commercial vehicle to resupply the station.
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Sep 17, 2013 — Orbital Sciences' Cygnus is set to blast off Wednesday for the International Space Station. If successful, it will become the second private robotic craft to dock with the orbiting lab.
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Aug 15, 2013 — A 10-story "Grasshopper" rocket was successfully launched, flown sideways and then brought back down. The hope is that some day such rockets can be reused instead of jettisoned and allowed to burn up.
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Aug 12, 2013 — There hasn't been this much hype for a new technological advancement since the Segway was unveiled in 2001. Musk says his vehicle could make a trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 30 minutes.
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Mar 3, 2013 — Mechanical difficulties after Friday's launch pushed back the capture of the unmanned capsule by a day. The Dragon will stay in place until the end of March, after dropping off 1,200 pounds of supplies, and return with more than twice that amount.
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May 31, 2012 — The first commercial flight to the International Space Station is wrapping up today.
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