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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 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.
 
July 27, 2014 | NPR · Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.
 
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July 27, 2014 | NPR · The Harrier Jump Jet is known for vertical take-offs and landings. It also has an accident-prone track record, but that didn't dissuade one pilot from buying his dream plane.
 

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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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Jul 28, 2014 — Also: Inspectors still can't access the plane wreckage in Ukraine; Boko Haram kidnaps the wife of a Cameroon government official; and Sarah Palin debuts a new internet channel.
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Jul 25, 2014 — Also: Fast food workers convene to urge a hike in the minimum wage; U.N. aid trucks enter Syria without government permission; and a Milwaukee man is sentenced in the theft of a Stradivarius violin.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Also: More bodies from the downed Malaysian jet will go to the Netherlands today; a Sudanese woman convicted of apostasy arrives in Italy; and a U.S. teen pilot flying around the world is killed.
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Jul 23, 2014 — Also: David Perdue won Georgia's GOP Senate nomination; a huge fire broke out at a North Dakota oil supply business; and L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling files a new lawsuit against the NBA.
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Jul 22, 2014 — Also: A winner is declared in Indonesia's presidential election; current and retired Detroit workers vote for cuts to their pensions; and the Chicago Cubs will sue fake mascots who behave badly.
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Jul 21, 2014 — Also: A Wisconsin train derailment spills fuel and forces evacuations; the first Arab-American U.S. governor, Oregon's Vic Atiyeh, dies; and that huge, floating rubber duck is missing in China.
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Jul 18, 2014 — Also: A super typhoon may gain strength before crashing into China; western U.S. wildfires force more evacuations; and a Seattle man nearly burns down his house killing a spider with a blowtorch.
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Jul 17, 2014 — Also: Wildfires char thousands of acres in western states; a Boston jury deliberates in a case associated with the marathon bombings; and a former Miss Delaware sues the pageant over an age dispute.
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Jul 16, 2014 — Also: The House passes a bill replenishing the Highway Trust Fund; Arizona protesters gather to object to a group of migrants who weren't scheduled to arrive; and a class for aspiring lumberjacks.
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Jul 15, 2014 — Also: A huge U.S. cigarette maker will buy a smaller rival; Fed Chair Janet Yellen is testifying on Capitol Hill; and the Peace Corps will restructure to attract new recruits.
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