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July 29, 2014 | NPR · House and Senate negotiators reached a compromise, $17 billion agreement to improve medical care for veterans. The deal comes in the final week before Congress leaves town for a monthlong recess.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Washington Post reporter Liz Sly tells Renee Montagne that U.S. arms may be flowing to moderate Syrian rebels, but the aid seems to be too little too late to affect the course of the civil war.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · The militant group threatens to kill parents who immunize their children. As a result, polio has come roaring back in Pakistan. Eradication now hinges on whether the country can control the virus.
 

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July 28, 2014 | NPR · A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the "sound, basic education" its constitution guarantees.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.? That question is at the center of the heated debate about tenure protections and who gets them.
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · Only one movie in July, Transformers: Age of Extinction, has broken the 100 million mark during its opening weekend. Box office receipts all summer have proven anemic. Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst with RENTRAK, talks to Audie Cornish about the box office slump.
 

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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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Dec 11, 2013 — As the Planet Money t-shirts (all 25,000 of them) have fanned out across the country, so too has the multi-everything microsite. Word of the XXL-sized reporting project has cropped up in Fast Company, Of A Kind, Glamour, Gizmodo and on The Colbert Report.
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Oct 10, 2013 — Perhaps great minds do think alike, because over the last few weeks, NPR was on the brain (and lips) of an internationally acclaimed rock star, a pro baseball pitcher-turned-substitute P.E. teacher, a favorite Saturday Night Live alum a hip hop artist and a late night talk show host.
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Aug 29, 2013 — The NPR special series The Summer of '63 culminated yesterday with the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. As other media followed and discussed the events happening here in DC, NPR's work was highlighted and our journalists were asked to be a part of their conversations.
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Aug 5, 2013 — NPR Correspondent Kelly McEvers, who has been covering the Middle East from bases in Egypt and around the region for the last three years, joined MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports this afternoon to discuss international efforts to mediate tension in Egypt.
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Jun 18, 2013 — On Saturday, Iran elected Hasan Rowhani its new president in a vote watched by people around the world. NPR Morning Edition Host Steve Inskeep was reporting from the country last week and joined CNN's Erin Burnett OutFront to talk about what he saw.
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Apr 26, 2013 — NPR's Planet Money co-host Adam Davidson appeared on The Colbert Report last week to explain Bitcoin and what "shady people" do with this digital currency. To wrap up the segment, Host Stephen Colbert added some NPR-style context to the issue.
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Apr 24, 2013 — During the stream of breaking news last week, NPR News was mid-move to our new HQ. Divided between two buildings, our journalists reported hours of live coverage without missing a beat. Their work helped inform people across the country not only on air but on television screens as well.
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Mar 20, 2013 — NPR was at SXSW last week, while the rest of us kept tabs on music and tech happenings online and in social media. Check out photos from the sights and shows in Austin, and see press coverage of NPR activities at the conference.
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Feb 15, 2013 — NPR headquarters may be in Washington, D.C., but we've got correspondents, shows and coverage happening across the country and around the world. Here's a snapshot of how our journalists and reporting are making news cycles from LA to Austin and up the East Coast.
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Feb 11, 2013 — We've got some exciting news to share today: Our own Anya Grundmann, Director and Executive Producer of NPR Music, is part of the 2013 Billboard Power 100 list.
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