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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. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many 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 28, 2014 | NPR · A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the "sound, basic education" its constitution guarantees.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.? That question is at the center of the heated debate about tenure protections and who gets them.
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · Only one movie in July, Transformers: Age of Extinction, has broken the 100 million mark during its opening weekend. Box office receipts all summer have proven anemic. Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst with RENTRAK, talks to Audie Cornish about the box office slump.
 

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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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Jul 8, 2014 — The assistant U.S. attorney says the government has begun sharing sensitive documents with defense attorneys. It's a bid to stop the clock on Ahmed Abu Khattala's request for a speedy trial.
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Jun 28, 2014 — Khattala made a brief appearance at a federal courthouse in Washington, D.C. He is facing charges in connection to the attacks that left four Americans dead.
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Jun 17, 2014 — The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, a key suspect in the deadly 2012 Benghazi attack, did little to change the political polarity of the event.
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Jun 17, 2014 — Ahmed Abu Khattala was captured by American troops after coordinating with U.S. law enforcement. Khattala was charged last summer.
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Jun 10, 2014 — As Hillary Clinton contemplates a 2016 presidential run, it's clear she'll need to answer Benghazi questions in a way that neutralizes conservative attacks and avoids politicizing the issue.
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Jun 3, 2014 — The controversy over the exchange of a U.S. soldier for five senior Taliban fighters at Guantanamo Bay could rival or even surpass Benghazi.
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May 21, 2014 — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's decision to play ball with the House Benghazi select committee was defensive in nature.
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May 9, 2014 — The committee helps House Speaker John Boehner, the Tea Party wing that distrusts Boehner — and maybe even Democrats.
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May 9, 2014 — The House voted to establish a panel to look into circumstances surrounding the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed the U.S. ambassador and three others.
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May 8, 2014 — On a largely party-line vote, Republicans and some Democrats approved the establishment of a committee to dig deeper into the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya.
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