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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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Sep 10, 2013 — In his New York Times Magazine column this week, Adam Davidson writes about the implications of another close call on the debt ceiling.
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Aug 7, 2013 — Five years after the financial crisis, it's as hard as ever to determine whether the financial industry is healthy.
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Jul 9, 2013 — The casino business is not a job-creation machine. But it's a shot at revenue for towns with few options.
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Jun 11, 2013 — Car-seat manufacturers add bells and whistles to try to justify higher profit margins. Sometimes, everyone benefits.
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May 2, 2013 — "How did two men, whose work is widely respected, reach such different conclusions from data about the same economy?"
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Feb 13, 2013 — Nearly all economists, of all political persuasions, agree that immigrants — those here legally or not — benefit the overall economy.
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Jan 29, 2013 — Union membership is at a 97-year low. Will private-sector organized labor survive the 21st century?
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Dec 11, 2012 — If there is an uneasy equilibrium, right now, between environmentally concerned citizens and pro-fracking industrial groups, what will the political balance be like in a decade?
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Dec 4, 2012 — The business model that created the current, golden age of cable TV is brilliant, possibly evil, and ultimately doomed.
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Oct 24, 2012 — Rust Belt voters would be better served if the next president could persuade American businesses to stop complaining about China and instead focus on making goods that Chinese consumers want to buy.
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