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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 — more than double the continent's average. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many Spanish 20-somethings — dubbed the "lost generation" — 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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Feb 20, 2013 — It was close, folks, but we're happy to announce the winners of NPR's National Pet Radio Contest. Please offer a big congratulations and round of applause (or should we say appaws) to our grand-prize winner Stevie the Wonder Dog who listens to KCPW in Salt Lake City.
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Feb 11, 2013 — We received dozens of great entries in our National Pet Radio contest, and now it's time to vote on the winners. Check out the finalists and vote on your favorite by Sunday, Feb. 17, at 11:59 PM (ET).
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Jan 31, 2013 — We want you to snap a picture of your pet listening to your favorite public radio station, send it to us for a chance to win a pretty cool prize pack of items to use while strutting your stuff (and your pets' stuff) in public.
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Dec 21, 2012 — A few weeks ago, we asked you to "Haiku us NPR pride" as part of our Cyber Monday giveaway. While not everyone could walk away with free gear this go-round, some of you may see your crafty syllable work in this collection of NPR-themed holiday haikus.
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Nov 26, 2012 — Enter to win NPR swag - including a custom-designed Peter Max radio - in our "Cyber Monday" giveaway. The catch: Tell us why all you want for the holidays is more NPR. In a Haiku. So, put on your Haiku holiday thinking cap, and remember, syllables have to be in the pattern 5-7-5.
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Oct 26, 2012 — If you missed our last T-shirt giveaway, fear not. We are giving away five Informed Voter tees from the NPR Shop to a handful of 'Political Junkies' who can correctly answer an original Ken Rudin ScuttleButton puzzle.
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Oct 11, 2012 — We've got five NPR election tees to give away. See if you can win one.
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Sep 17, 2012 — This Thursday, September 20, Wyclef Jean will be at the 6th & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C., and we've got two tickets for the event and a copy of his book to give away.
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Sep 14, 2012 — We asked for your help in choosing designs for a new series of election-themed buttons, and this week, the winning designs arrived. Get your own 2012 NPR Election Button at a local NPR Member Station.
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Jul 30, 2012 — NPR is getting into the voting spirit with a new series of election-themed buttons. Tell us which ones you like best, and we will print the favorites!
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