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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.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · On Capitol Hill, dogs and their handlers have made the case that all U.S. military dogs should be brought home from war — and treated with the respect they've earned on the battlefield.
 
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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 24, 2014 | NPR · A United Nations school, which was being used to shelter displaced Gazans awaiting evacuation, came under fire from a missile or shelling. The attack reportedly killed 15 people. Palestinian officials blame Israeli shelling; Israel says it may have been Hamas rockets that fell short of their target.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · The war in Gaza is unfolding between Israel and Hamas, but the Palestinian Authority, based in the West Bank, is also involved in efforts to end the fighting. The Palestine Liberation Organization's diplomatic representative to the U.S., Maen Areikat, speaks with Robert Siegel about the causes of the conflict and the possible consequences of a cease-fire.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.
 

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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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Nov 12, 2013 — NPR can seem like an overwhelming place for us interns looking to make a career in public radio, but it's easy to feel comfortable here. Fall 2013 interns collected insights and photos from their encounters with some of NPR's biggest and most welcoming stars - and these are their stories.
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May 28, 2013 — After teasing fans for weeks with a mysterious promotion scheme, the Scottish electronic duo Boards Of Canada has finally released a new song. Hear it on this week's All Songs Considered, along with a Sharon Van Etten-Shearwater duet, the funktacular Thundercat, folk singer Laura Veirs and more.
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Apr 23, 2013 — On this edition of All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton settle into the new NPR Music offices, fumble around in the studio and eventually figure things out well enough to share some great new music: A collaboration between Kimya Dawson and Aesop Rock, Laura Marling and more.
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Apr 19, 2013 — As children, we are frequently told to never, ever write on the walls at home or at school. Recently, we "adults" here at NPR seized an opportunity for such art and ran with it. Check out the results.
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Apr 17, 2013 — When it came time to pack up our things and head to the new NPR headquarters, we asked you to help us reflect on the move with your picks for the best songs about dealing with change. On this week's All Songs Considered we share some of our favorites.
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Apr 2, 2013 — On this edition of All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their favorite new tracks from The 1975, Charles Bradley, Olaf Arnalds, the Jose Gonzales side project Junip, and more.
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Mar 20, 2013 — This week, All Songs Considered goes electronic. Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by Sami Yenigun and Otis Hart, who bring us new cuts from DJ Koze, Julio Bashmore, Joker, Kyle Hall and more.
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Mar 19, 2013 — SXSW is a festival that you can curate to your own taste: quick hits, big names, unknowns, or some of everything. But no matter what kind of festival you have, there will be moments when a band just cuts through the noise. Here are a handful of the most transporting moments from this year's festival.
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Mar 18, 2013 — On their last day in Austin, Texas, our team reminisces about the experiences that made their lack of sleep and tired feet all worth it.
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Mar 16, 2013 — On Friday in Austin, Texas, things get a little punchy, which doesn't stop our team from experiencing moments of sincere and genuine bliss.
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