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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 24, 2014 | NPR · A United Nations school, which was being used to shelter displaced Gazans awaiting evacuation, came under fire from a missile or shelling. The attack reportedly killed 15 people. Palestinian officials blame Israeli shelling; Israel says it may have been Hamas rockets that fell short of their target.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · The war in Gaza is unfolding between Israel and Hamas, but the Palestinian Authority, based in the West Bank, is also involved in efforts to end the fighting. The Palestine Liberation Organization's diplomatic representative to the U.S., Maen Areikat, speaks with Robert Siegel about the causes of the conflict and the possible consequences of a cease-fire.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.
 

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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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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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