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July 31, 2014 | NPR · In Gaza, the price of drinking water has soared, there's little electricity — and another shortage is beginning: people displaced by the fighting are waiting in long lines to get food.
 
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.
 
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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 food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana 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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Dec 19, 2013 — At the London trial of editors for the now-defunct News of the World, prosecutors played recordings of messages left by Prince William for his then-girlfriend. Editors from the tabloid are on trial for their alleged roles in the hacking scandal.
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Jul 15, 2013 — A group of good guy hackers showed us how they can listen in on phone conversations and read text messages of Verizon customers simply by using inexpensive store bought technology.
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Mar 13, 2012 — Former News Corp. International executive Rebekah Brooks, her husband and four other men are arrested a second time by British police in connection with the widening phone hacking scandal.
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Mar 7, 2012 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, a post-Super Tuesday edition of the political junkie. In the second hour, caring for aging inmates in overcrowded prisons, and protecting yourself against cell phone hackers.
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Feb 2, 2012 — The Times is Britain's oldest national newspaper. And the investigation focuses on the hacking of email accounts.
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Jul 28, 2011 — House votes on Boehner debt bill today; a British judge opens a large inquiry into the role of phone hacking in Britain; deadly bombings in Iraq kill at least 12; Tropical Storm Don headed for Texas
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Jul 18, 2011 — Congressional negotiators and President Obama talk about the debt ceiling; new developments in the British phone hacking scandal; Gen. David Petraeus transfers control in Afghanistan; and there are dangerous heat conditions in the central U.S.
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Apr 13, 2011 — British tabloid News of the World made headlines this week by apologizing for hacking people's phone mail and secretly listening to their conversations for stories.
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