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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Tens of thousands of displaced Gazans face skyrocketing prices for limited water supplies, and severely disrupted electricity service. As well, long lines are developing for staples like bread.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant tells Renee Montagne why the Israeli army is finding Hamas a more formidable foe now than during the 2009 war.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.
 

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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · A surge of new cases in West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak has health officials worried that the epidemic is getting worse. Sierra Leone, for one, has declared a state of emergency, sending in troops to quarantine some of the hardest hit communities.
 

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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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Apr 22, 2013 — "Do you know my name?" the actress reportedly asked as an Atlanta police officer was testing her husband's sobriety beside a road. Police say that despite being warned to stay in her vehicle, Witherspoon emerged at least twice. She's charged with disorderly conduct.
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Jun 27, 2011 — Photographer David Walter Banks describes what it's like to grow up and work in Atlanta — in about 100 words.
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Mar 29, 2011 — For some reason — whether an attraction, or cultural tidbit — many people fall in love with cities. In a recent piece for Newsweek, writer Junot Diaz talks about his utter fascination with Tokyo, and says that to love a city relates to who you were when you fell in love with it.
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Feb 10, 2014 — With images of the thousands of vehicles abandoned on Atlanta's highways last month still fresh in their minds, authorities are trying to get out ahead of another round of winter weather that's bearing down on the city. Meanwhile, things are expected to start thawing in ice-covered Portland, Ore.
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Jan 31, 2014 — Three days after ice-covered roads forced more than 2,000 drivers to abandon their vehicles, traffic is flowing again. State police and members of the National Guard spent the better part of two days helping people get their cars started again or towing vehicles away.
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Jan 30, 2014 — More than 2,000 vehicles were left on Atlanta's highways Tuesday when ice brought traffic to a standstill. Now authorities are taking drivers to their cars. The goal is to finally clear the roads.
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