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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. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many will have missed a decade or more of work.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · To withstand their 9,300-mile migration, red knots feast on eggs from horseshoe crabs each spring in Delaware Bay. Scientists worry many crabs are starting to lay eggs before the birds can get there.
 

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July 28, 2014 | NPR · A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the "sound, basic education" its constitution guarantees.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.? That question is at the center of the heated debate about tenure protections and who gets them.
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · Only one movie in July, Transformers: Age of Extinction, has broken the 100 million mark during its opening weekend. Box office receipts all summer have proven anemic. Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst with RENTRAK, talks to Audie Cornish about the box office slump.
 

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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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Oct 15, 2012 — You may think you don't know the work of artist Wayne White, but if you watched videos or Pee-Wee's Playhouse, you probably do. In a new documentary, he talks about creativity and being a tough fit for the art world.
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Jun 22, 2012 — We catch up on seven documentaries screened at Silverdocs, including an Ann Richards biography, a gripping AIDS account, and a meditation on communication through touch.
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Jun 21, 2012 — A new documentary shows what goes on in the emergency department of a large public hospital in Oakland. While they do handle some actual emergencies, much of the staff's time is spent providing primary care for the uninsured.
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Jun 21, 2012 — 'Time Zero: The Last Year Of Polaroid Film' tells the story of how a bunch of artists got together to try to save the medium they loved.
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Jun 20, 2012 — The documentary The Imposter asks a very perplexing question about family and memory.
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Jun 19, 2012 — When Journey went looking for a new lead singer, they turned to the most obvious place: YouTube. What they found, a new documentary explains, was a bar singer from Manila who became the frontman of a quintessentially American band.
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Jun 18, 2012 — It's time again for the documentary festival that puts the "truth" in "truth is often much weirder than fiction."
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Mar 6, 2012 — A clip from Project Nim shows the confusion an animal raised by humans might feel when he met someone like himself.
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Feb 13, 2012 — A lovely short film about an unusual Bermuda institution is now yours for the viewing.
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Oct 20, 2011 — The documentary Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey offers insight about the world of Sesame Street, but even more about the successful translation of an unusual talent into a profession.
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