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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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Morning Edition for February 25, 2014

Feb 25, 2014 — Venezuela's president is asking opposition leaders to join him in a peace conference on Wednesday. David Greene talks to reporter Girish Gupta in Caracas about the deadly anti-government protests.
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Feb 25, 2014 — Juan Requesens is one of the main leaders of the student movement in Venezuela. He says the student protesters are fighting for quality of life, justice, liberty and democracy.
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Feb 25, 2014 — Chicago authorities say drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman was one of the major villains in the city's heroin epidemic, and a debate is brewing about how his arrest will affect the drug trade in the city.
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Feb 25, 2014 — In the world of social media research, danah boyd is a star. She says most adults misread and overreact to the online lives of teenagers. But as the title of her new book suggests, It's Complicated.
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Feb 25, 2014 — Ramos was famous for films including Caddyshack, Groundhog Day, Gostbusters and National Lampoon's Animal House. He died Monday in Chicago of an autoimmune disease.
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Feb 25, 2014 — After his debit card was declined at an Applebee's, Michael Williams pulled out the big bucks. He tried to pay with a $1 trillion bill. The U.S. has never issued such a bill.
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Feb 25, 2014 — A federal commission to prevent children's deaths from abuse and neglect held its first meeting on Monday. Figuring out the extent of the problem is just one challenge facing the new commission.
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Feb 25, 2014 — Democratic Rep. John Dingell of Michigan is the longest-serving member in the history of Congress. The 87-year-old announced on Monday that he will step down at the end of this term.
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Feb 25, 2014 — The Democrat has won some conservatives in the state with her strong defense of the oil industry. But her support for Obamacare may sink her.
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Feb 25, 2014 — LinkedIn's English site has been available in China for years. The company hopes to draw 140 million new users with its Chinese-language site, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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