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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. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many 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 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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All Things Considered for February 15, 2014

Feb 15, 2014 — After a brutal week of winter storms, the meteorological community is trying to improve the way weather is studied, predicted and communicated to the public. Thomas Bogdan, president of University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, talks with NPR's Arun Rath about the innovations in weather reporting.
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Feb 15, 2014 — Reporter Anne Barnard writes about Damascus in the March issue of National Geographic. She tells NPR's Arun Rath there's a lot to learn from life in the capital about the future of the Syrian state.
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Feb 15, 2014 — The U.S. has one more chance to medal in speed skating Saturday. NPR's Sonari Glinton reports.
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Feb 15, 2014 — NASCAR's fan base is about 60 percent male and 80 percent white. In an effort to embrace the country's rapidly changing demographics, the sport is pushing hard to diversify its lineup of crews, drivers and fans.
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Feb 15, 2014 — It's the kind of story you'd expect from a crime drama. Snowed in, an officer in Michigan catches up on cold cases, discovering a fugitive living in San Diego — some 37 years after she disappeared.
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Feb 15, 2014 — Snapchat has become a very popular way to text photos that disappear after a number of seconds. Recent hacks have raised questions about the security of the service. Carlos Watson, co-founder of Ozy.com, talks about a service that offers more secure alternative.
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Feb 15, 2014 — In the final months of World War II, the United States undertook an enormous effort to attract Nazi scientists to the U.S. Writer Annie Jacobsen's new book, Operation Paperclip, tells the story of that program.
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Feb 15, 2014 — Danilo Pérez got his start playing piano with Dizzy Gillespie. The celebrated composer's latest project is an ambitious one: 500 years of trade, exploration and colonization represented in music.
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Feb 15, 2014 — Arun Rath speaks with NPR's Greg Allen about the verdict reached this evening on Michael Dunn's murder charges in the 2012 killing of a teenager in a Jacksonville gas station parking lot.
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