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July 29, 2014 | NPR · House and Senate negotiators reached a compromise, $17 billion agreement to improve medical care for veterans. The deal comes in the final week before Congress leaves town for a monthlong recess.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Washington Post reporter Liz Sly tells Renee Montagne that U.S. arms may be flowing to moderate Syrian rebels, but the aid seems to be too little too late to affect the course of the civil war.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · The militant group threatens to kill parents who immunize their children. As a result, polio has come roaring back in Pakistan. Eradication now hinges on whether the country can control the virus.
 

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July 29, 2014 | KERA · After caring for Ebola patients for several months in West Africa, Dr. Kent Brantly noticed last week that he had symptoms. The 33-year-old immediately put himself into a Liberian isolation ward.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Virologist Thomas Geisbert has spent decades studying Ebola and other hemorrhagic fevers. He speaks to Audie Cornish about the current Ebola outbreak, the worst in history, and how it might be contained this time around.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · The Eid festival, which celebrates the end of Ramadan, serves as a time for visiting relatives and exchanging gifts. But one family's holiday in Gaza traces the death and displacement wrought by the war between Hamas and Israel.
 

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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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Columbine High School

Aug 13, 2013 — Frank DeAngelis helped shepherd students to safety during the shootings in 1999. The tragedy took a toll on DeAngelis but he promised the students he would stay.
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Apr 16, 2013 — The Oklahoma City bombing, the Columbine school shootings and the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are among the infamous and sometimes horrific moments that have occurred during the month of April.
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Jul 20, 2012 — Friday's rampage that killed at least a dozen people in the city of Aurora marks the state's worst mass shooting since Columbine in 1999.
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Apr 26, 2011 — Earl Albert Moore, 65, was taken into custody at a supermarket. He was wanted in connection with the discovery of an explosive device at a mall near Columbine High School. It was found on the 12th anniversary of the shootings at that school.
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Apr 22, 2011 — He is now a possible "suspect," not just a "person of interest," the FBI says. Wednesday, on the 12th the anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings, a pipe bomb was found in a shopping mall two miles away.
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Apr 21, 2011 — Authorities say they want to speak with a "person of interest" who was seen in a mall where a pipe bomb and propane tanks were discovered Wednesday.
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