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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.
 
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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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Saturn

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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Jun 23, 2014 — On Titan, summer is almost three years away. But in a dark, placid ocean of natural gas, scientists have spotted something that could be the first inkling of springtime.
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Apr 15, 2014 — The Cassini spacecraft spotted a disturbance in the sixth planet's outermost main ring that is thought to be caused by a tiny moon.
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Apr 4, 2014 — There's a large body of liquid water under the moon's south pole, according to new research. Perhaps most exciting to scientists is that where there's liquid water, there just might be life.
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Dec 27, 2013 — NASA's Cassini spacecraft focused on one of the planet's poles, and produced an image that resembles a hand-painted Christmas ornament. There's also a new photo of Saturn's largest moons that makes it appear they're stacked on top of each other.
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Jul 22, 2013 — In a stunning photograph taken by the NASA spacecraft, Earth is seen alongside Saturn's rings. It's a photograph reminiscent of the image taken in 1990 by NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft.
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Jul 19, 2013 — The Cassini spacecraft that's studying Saturn is turning its camera back toward home on Friday. Earth should appear as a tiny blue dot. Saturday, another spacecraft that's orbiting Mercury will also snap photos of Earth.
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Apr 29, 2013 — NASA is calling it "The Rose." By any other name, it's a mammoth storm on Saturn, spanning an estimated 1,250 miles with winds swirling at hundreds of miles per hour. The "false-color" image is among the first batch of high-resolution pictures of Saturn's north pole.
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Dec 18, 2012 — Sub-surface water oceans and surface seas of liquid methane. The solar system just outside our doorstep is rich with possibilities. It's a voyage that astronaut-sailors will, one day, embark upon.
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May 1, 2012 — New results from Cassini showing kilometer sized objects punching through the rings of the gas giant.
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