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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 · 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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Jul 14, 2014 — The casino sent out a warning on Monday to more than 1,000 employees that their jobs will likely end in September. It could be one of four Atlantic City casinos to shut down.
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Aug 25, 2013 — Trump University, the lawsuit claims, was an "elaborate bait-and-switch" that made "false promises." The lawsuit seeks restitutions of at least $40 million.
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Feb 11, 2013 — The Republican Party, having lost its second consecutive presidential election, is struggling for an answer. In the past, the divisions were about ideology. This time, it's about tactics — and who decides which are the correct tactics to take. And that has created more division.
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Oct 25, 2012 — "You're not hurting Obama," she told her old friend today, "you're hurting Donald. ... Stop it. Get off it, Donald." Walters wants Trump to drop his conspiracy theories about the president.
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Aug 27, 2012 — The developer/reality TV star/sort-of politician still insists that what he calls the "issue" of where the president was born is a serious subject.
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Jun 6, 2012 — Miss USA beauty pageant contestant, Sheena Monnin of Pennsylvania, says the contest was rigged and that she has left the organization because of its immoral behavior. The Miss USA pageant says Monnin has changed her story, and that she first quit because she opposed transgender contestants.
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May 31, 2012 — Upstaged by Donald Trump's "birther" jag, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's message week marred by missteps, bad timing, big news
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Feb 2, 2012 — The never-shy reality TV star/real estate mogul said he is supporting Mitt Romney for president.
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Dec 13, 2011 — It was only a matter of time before Donald Trump would have to accept the inevitable and pull the plug on his latest planned reality show, the Newsmax-ION cable TV channel presidential debate that was supposed to take place later in late December.With only Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum accepting the invitation, it wasn't going to be much of a debate.
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Dec 13, 2011 — Donald Trump has decided he won't moderate a Republican presidential debate after all. He says he's still mulling a possible independent bid. Only two candidates were still committed to attend.
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