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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.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · Military war dogs serve combat tours, save lives and suffer injuries like the soldiers they serve. On Capitol Hill this week, dogs and their handlers made the case that all dogs should be brought home from war and treated with the respect they've earned.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · Dozens of children have filed complaints saying they were subjected to inhumane treatment at Border Patrol stations. The complaints center on the holding cells, referred to as "freezers" by migrants.
 

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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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Jul 24, 2014 — Sen. John Walsh, The New York Times reported, plagiarized at least a quarter of his War College thesis. Walsh was appointed to the Senate in February.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Fouad Massoum, who has a long history in Iraqi politics, took the oath of office vowing to protect the constitution and the unity of the country.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Also: More bodies from the downed Malaysian jet will go to the Netherlands today; a Sudanese woman convicted of apostasy arrives in Italy; and a U.S. teen pilot flying around the world is killed.
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Jul 24, 2014 — The video for the teenage duo Maddie & Tae's first single, "Girl In A Country Song," cheerfully turns the tables on the cartoonish macho tendencies of so much recent country music.
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Jul 24, 2014 — This age of bold (or pragmatic) entrepreneurialism calls for a bag that bellows adventure. Before you dust off your grade-school book bag, consider these designer options.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Also: President Obama will give the 2013 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal to 21 artists, writers, academics and journalists; Katie Crouch on Sylvia Plath.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Accomplished musician, producer and Latin music expert Rachel Faro joins us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Fania Records.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Alt-country singer Nikki Lane makes her World Cafe debut with four songs and an interview about her roots in both music and fashion.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Swimming pool drowning rates among school-aged black children are more than 5 times higher than they are among white kids the same age.
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Jul 24, 2014 — With festival season underway, NPR Music's weekly advice column examines a vexing etiquette issue. At outdoor festivals, is it okay to hold your place near the stage by merely plunking down a towel?
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