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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Argentina says it cannot pay certain debts and will fall into default by July 31 if it can't come to an agreement with creditors. This would be Argentina's second default in 13 years.
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · Even though Spain's economy is out of recession, youth unemployment has hit 57.7 percent — more than double the continent's average. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many Spanish 20-somethings — dubbed the "lost generation" — will have missed a decade or more of work.
 
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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
 
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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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Aug 27, 2012 — "A lot of people in this country have not realized or it does not get picked up in the polls [that] some black people can think for themselves," the one-time presidential contender said Monday. And there are more "American Black Conservatives," he said, than most people realize.
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Jul 27, 2012 — Beth Myers gave shout-outs to several of Mitt Romney's potential running mates. And then several more.
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Mar 26, 2012 — During his brief run for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, Herman Cain became well known for his 9-9-9 tax plan, the allegations of sexual harassment that threatened to drown out his message and his highly unusual videos. He's out with another.
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Jan 21, 2012 — Could Herman Cain's one percent of the South Carolina vote be thanks to a late-breaking endorsement by Comedy Central comedian Stephen Colbert?
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Jan 20, 2012 — In South Carolina, comedian Stephen Colbert and former GOP candidate Herman Cain joined forces at an event dubbed the "Rock Me Like a Herman Cain: South Cain-olina Primary Rally."
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Dec 5, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, U.S. options in Syria, Herman Cain's decision to quit, and changing the culture of schools. In the second hour, actor John Lithgow on his new memoir, Drama, and the ethics of doctors refusing to treat unvaccinated children.
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Dec 5, 2011 — The Georgia businessman suspended his campaign on Saturday. Now, Cain's former Republican rivals are courting his support and an Atlanta TV station says former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will win it.
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Dec 5, 2011 — POLITICAL JUNKIE: No one saw this coming. But why should we have? Newt Gingrich's entire career is pockmarked with the kind of problems that would normally disqualify anyone seriously considering a run for president.
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Dec 3, 2011 — The Republican businessman said "false accusations" about an alleged affair and claims of sexual harassment had taken too much of a toll on his family. He vowed to keep pressing the issues that fueled his campaign.
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Dec 3, 2011 — From the Libya brain freeze to the "smoking ad," we look back at some of the Cain campaign's most excruciating moments.
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