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July 30, 2014 | KQED · Adding a translation to the English label would require bigger bottles, pharmacists say. They worry patients would wind up carrying a few pills around loose — without any instructions at all.
 
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July 30, 2014 | WNYC · In the past 20 years, New Jersey went from having more than 20 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs to less than 10 percent. That means offices, labs and warehouses have gone dark.
 
July 30, 2014 | NPR · Sheik Humarr Khan, one of the doctors fighting to control West Africa's largest Ebola outbreak, died Tuesday in Sierra Leone. He was 39.
 

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July 30, 2014 | NPR · An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · A factory in Indiana is churning out massive quantities of beverage-grade rye whiskey. A food blogger discovered that many small distilleries are buying it and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
 

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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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9/11 attacks

Jan 18, 2012 — "If I was on that plane with my kids. ... There would have been a lot of blood in that first-class cabin and then me saying, 'OK, we're going to land somewhere safely, don't worry,' " the actor told Men's Journal. He's now apologized.
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Dec 13, 2011 — A Dutch firm's proposal for a project in South Korea links two towers with a "cloud" of skybridges. The design reminds many of the horrific images from the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The architects say they didn't see the resemblance.
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Sep 6, 2011 — As the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks draws closer, we're pointing to some of the stories being told about that day and the days since.
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Sep 2, 2011 — People exposed to the cloud of contaminants that engulfed Lower Manhattan after the Sept. 11 attacks were less likely to die than people who weren't exposed, according to a new study. But other research found a small boost in cancer rates among first responders, as well as elevated depression and PTSD.
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Sep 1, 2011 — "Terrorists can't change who we are," former Secretary of State Colin Powell tells NPR. Americans, he says, will only lose touch with the freedom-loving, open society we enjoy if we "take such counsel of our fears that we change who we are."
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Aug 31, 2011Foreign Policy makes the case that the rise of emerging markets, the creation of social media and other events have had stronger impacts than the terrorist attacks.
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May 3, 2011 — Michael Touhey was working at the Portland International Jetport on Sept. 11, 2001, and checked in two of the terrorists who later that day would fly a jet into a tower at New York's World Trade Center.
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Apr 4, 2011 — Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will not face a civilian court in the U.S., as once was the Obama administration's intention, officials say.
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Mar 8, 2011 — As a police helicopter hovered overhead, officers captured the horrific scene. "The whole tower; it's gone," an anguished officer can be heard saying. The video has been released after a Freedom of Information Act request.
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