All Songs Considered for July 9, 2013
Jul 28, 2014 — The Permanent Court of Arbitration called Russia's seizure of the oil company "devious and calculated." The ruling, one of the largest such awards, adds to tensions between Moscow and the West.
Jul 28, 2014 — The deal will unite two of the United States' biggest discount stores. Dollar Tree will pay $74.50 for each share of Family Dollar and said it would run the company as a separate brand.
Jul 28, 2014 — Meet the new NPR One, a digital listening app that blends NPR and Member Station news reporting into a rich, localized, on-demand experience.
Jul 28, 2014 — The Muslim holiday Eid marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and is usually a time for family celebration. This year, it also marks three weeks since the current war in Gaza started.
Jul 28, 2014 — A group with cinematic sweep hardwired into its sound, Band of Horses is tailor-made for outdoor performances. The group performed at the Newport Folk Festival on Friday, July 25.
Jul 28, 2014 — Food in supermarkets is increasingly connected to child labor and trafficking. Many laws aimed at ending these abuses overlook a key source of the problem: The rapid decline of fish and fauna.
Jul 28, 2014 — The crew — made up of Dutch and Australian experts — were headed toward the debris field when they heard explosions.
Jul 28, 2014 — Also: Inspectors still can't access the plane wreckage in Ukraine; Boko Haram kidnaps the wife of a Cameroon government official; and Sarah Palin debuts a new internet channel.
Jul 28, 2014 — After an ice cream sandwich from Wal-Mart was left outside on an 80-degree day and didn't melt, a Cincinnati-area mom questioned what's in it. Wal-Mart said a lot of cream.
Jul 28, 2014 — Where the strings in past Horse Feathers songs provided chamber-folk shading, here they're employed with energy, even aggression, without sacrificing the bracing beauty for which the band is known.