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July 23, 2014 | NPR · A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.
 
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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Two weeks into the conflict in the Gaza Strip, more than 600 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 29 Israelis have been killed. Two recent Israeli strikes, on a school and a hospital, reflect the scope of Israel's offensive.
 
July 22, 2014 | NPR · U.S. airlines have canceled flights to Israel after reports of Hamas rockets landing near Ben Gurion International Airport outside Tel Aviv.
 
July 22, 2014 | NPR · Secretary of State John Kerry has finished his first full day in Cairo, where he's trying to help forge a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
 

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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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Music Industry

Feb 8, 2013 — Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, a rap group out of Seattle, say they rose to the top without a label. That's not entirely true.
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Oct 22, 2012 — A Planet Money listener took it upon himself to set our recent K-Pop to video. Nice work!
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Oct 16, 2012 — America still makes the world's most popular music. But other countries are fighting for their share of the global market. In other worlds: Gangnam Style is not a fluke.
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Oct 12, 2012 — The viral hit isn't a fluke. South Korea has been cultivating a global music business for decades.
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Aug 1, 2012 — And he live-tweeted it. "Bought this back, just to give it away!"
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Apr 17, 2012 — When IRS agents raided the house of rapper Young Buck, they seized all his things: his white leather dining chairs, his watches, his craps table, his tattoo kit. Now, they're being put up for auction.
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Jan 20, 2012 — How much did Katy Perry's label spend on her album? And how much did they make?
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Jul 8, 2011 — On today's show, we tell the story of a secret battle that's been going on for more than a year: The fight to create the song of the summer, the music industry's holy grail.
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Jun 3, 2011 — A couple college friends decided Omaha needed a music venue. The community they created led developers to remake a whole neighborhood.
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May 20, 2011 — Jonathan Coulton makes a lot of money selling his music on the Internet. Is he a new model for musicians, or a lucky fluke?
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