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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Foreign ministers meeting Tuesday in Brussels are threatening deep sanctions against Russia over the Malaysia Airlines crash. But some nations might hesitate because of their economic ties to Russia.
 
July 22, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks to Anton La Guardia, who covers the European Union for The Economist, about the possibility of deep EU sanctions against Russia at Tuesday's foreign ministers meeting.
 
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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tells NPR the nation can't "absorb" all migrants fleeing violence and must secure its own border first. He dismissed potential 2016 rival Hillary Clinton as old news.
 

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July 21, 2014 | NPR · As the Israeli military expands its assault in the Gaza Strip, casualty numbers continue to grow. At last count, more than 550 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 25 Israeli soldiers have died. On Monday, an Israeli strike hit a hospital in central Gaza, killing people in the intensive care unit.
 
July 21, 2014 | NPR · Violence continues to escalate in the Gaza Strip. According to many foreign observers, Egypt must play a key role in any peace agreement between Israel and Hamas. To find out why, Robert Siegel speaks with Michele Dunne, a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
 
July 21, 2014 | NPR · It's been four years since Dodd-Frank Act was signed into law. On the anniversary of this sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, Republicans have released a report that argues the law falls short on one of its main tasks.
 

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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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Jupiter

Jun 24, 2014 — Here are a couple of amazing videos showing what the Earth's sky would look like if some of the solar system's most familiar bodies orbited our planet at close range.
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May 15, 2014 — The most prominent feature on the solar system's largest planet has been shrinking for years, and NASA says it's now smaller than ever.
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Oct 9, 2013 — NASA's Juno space probe has traveled about 1 billion miles on its course to reach Jupiter in 2016. Yet it's nearly back where it started — Juno will be 347 miles away from Earth on Wednesday afternoon.
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Mar 6, 2013 — Scientists have always thought that where there is water, there's a chance for life. If the ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa is salty like ours, it could also be a "wonderful place for life."
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Feb 20, 2012 — We are just at the beginning of this game of understanding how solar system architecture effects the chances for life (and complex life at that) developing. Part of this process will naturally involve having old assumptions challenged and, perhaps, overturned.
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Nov 29, 2011 — How Many Planets Did We Start With?
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May 19, 2011 — A study in the latest issue of the journal Nature, has found there may be 10 Jupiter-sized planets floating around out there without a parent star. This makes my world feel even smaller.
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Apr 8, 2011 — Jupiter's ocean moons
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