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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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World Cafe: Sense Of Place

Mar 14, 2014 — We're live with today's band from the Four Seasons in Austin for our SXSW Sense of Place. This group's music melds fist-up rock and roll with muscular funk, soul and psychedelia.
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Mar 14, 2014 — For today's SXSW Sense of Place, we're live at the Four Seasons Hotel Austin. We're meeting an Australian band with an electronic sound that's grown in an organic way.
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Mar 14, 2014 — The members of this Wisconsin band describe themselves as making "music that straddles Feist and Monty Python."
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Mar 14, 2014 — We are live with the Baltimore duo at the Four Seasons in Austin for our Sense of Place series. We'll talk about their startlingly different new album and how it's altered their "folk band" status.
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Mar 13, 2014 — A longtime resident and radio personality gives us his take on the music history of Texas — a "groover's paradise," in the words of songwriter Doug Sahm — for this Austin episode of Sense of Place.
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Mar 12, 2014 — The Black Angels are successfully carrying on Austin's psychedelic rock legacy. We'll hear a set of music from their 2013 album Indigo Meadow. You can download a song from our set today as well.
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Mar 12, 2014 — To find out the best new bands in Austin for our Sense of Place visit, we went to the source at KUTX Radio.
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Mar 12, 2014 — We're meeting up with the 2013 Austin Music Awards Best Indie Band at the KUTX studios. You can download their performance of "This Place" from this Sense Of Place episode.
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Mar 11, 2014 — The co-founder and managing director of the South By Southwest Music Festival, now the largest of its kind, talks to the World Cafe about its modest beginnings and its changes over the years.
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Mar 11, 2014 — We've asked the music-obsessed founder of NPR's All Songs Considered to pick the five acts — out of the 1400 scheduled to play SXSW this year — he is most excited about seeing.
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