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July 24, 2014 | NPR · Seven years after the subprime mortgage crisis, the U.S. economy has not yet fully recovered. Now two economists have come up with new evidence about what's holding the economy back.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · On Capitol Hill, dogs and their handlers have made the case that all U.S. military dogs should be brought home from war — and treated with the respect they've earned on the battlefield.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The remains of passengers of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight arrived in the Netherlands, on what has been a national day of mourning. Most of those killed in the jet that was brought down over Ukraine were Dutch. Robert Siegel talks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times, who is in the Netherlands.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.
 
July 23, 2014 | NPR · An uncontacted Amazonian tribe has ended its isolation in Brazil. Fiona Watson, the field and research director for Survival International, explains why this tribal people left its village.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Iran

Jul 24, 2014 — Un-air-conditioned jails and prisons are often uncomfortable for both prisoners and for guards. But for inmates whose health conditions make them sensitive to the heat, they pose serious health risks.
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Jul 24, 2014 — The plight of the nearly 30-year-old polar bear, who lost his enclosure mate two years ago, has attracted attention from well-wishers the world over who want him moved.
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Jul 24, 2014 — The set of three stamps commemorates Bashar Assad's recent presidential election victory. But what seems like a mundane occurrence says a lot about power in the war-torn country.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Climate change is a global problem. Some island nations face the prospect of disappearing beneath rising seas. Barbara J. King is surprised by how the people of the Marshall Islands see their plight.
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Jul 24, 2014 — New federal data obtained by ProPublica shows nearly 1 million insurance transactions since mid-April - an unexpectedly high number.
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Jul 24, 2014 — The former secretary of state told NPR's On Point that the Obama administration was able to reset the country's relationship with Russia.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Tony Dungy said he would not have drafted Sam, not because he's gay, but because he "wouldn't want to deal with all of it."
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Jul 24, 2014 — After acquiring the rights to all 552 episodes of "The Simpsons," FX plans to launch an innovative online streaming service.
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Jul 24, 2014 — As Tell Me More enters its final weeks of production, producer Bridget Armstrong shares her favorite songs for the program's 'In Your Ear' series.
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Jul 24, 2014 — In our weekly look at congressional races, we focus on Rep. Chris Gibson and challenger Sean Eldridge.
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