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August 1, 2014 | NPR · House Republicans are delaying their August recess, sticking around Washington to try passing a bill meant to address the border crisis. Democrats and President Obama have already voiced their opposition to the bill on the table.
 
August 1, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the beleaguered border bill in the House and the shattered cease-fire in Gaza.
 
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Home prices

Jun 24, 2014 — See how home prices and incomes have changed over the past 25 years, and how your city compares with others around the country.
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Feb 25, 2014 — Prices rose more than 13 percent in major cities across the nation in 2013. But there are signs that the best gains are behind for that key part of the economy.
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Nov 26, 2013 — The housing sector has been one of the economy's bright spots in recent months. Prices are still going up, but data suggest that the market is cooling or soon will be.
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Sep 24, 2013 — The housing sector remains one of the U.S. economy's bright spots. In major cities across the nation, prices in July were up a bit more than 12 percent on average from a year ago.
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Aug 27, 2013 — Consumer confidence and home prices continue to rise. But they're not moving up quickly. Both are key economic indicators.
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Jul 30, 2013 — The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index shows home prices were up 12.2 percent in May from a year ago.
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Jun 4, 2013 — Prices were up 12.1 percent in April from a year earlier, according to the data trackers at CoreLogic. It's the latest sign of the housing sector's recovery.
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May 28, 2013 — It's now clear that the housing sector has bounced back from its long downturn. In March, prices had the biggest year-over-year gain since early 2006.
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Apr 30, 2013 — The latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices report shows year-over-year gains in 20 major cities. It's another sign that the housing sector, which crashed in 2007 and 2008, is on the mend.
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Mar 26, 2013 — The housing sector's recovery continues. Prices were up more than 7 percent in major cities.
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