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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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'Not My Job'

Jul 25, 2014 — We've invited Peaches Christ, Queen of San Francisco Drag Queens, to play a game called "Fuggedaboutit!"
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Jul 18, 2014 — Keller has done pretty well running a restaurant called The French Laundry, but how many clothes has he cleaned? We'll find out.
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Jul 11, 2014 — If you think downhill ski racing is dangerous, then you've never seen the Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling Races, in which competitors hurl their bodies down a steep hill, chasing a wheel of cheese.
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Jun 27, 2014 — Johansson may be the most famous Scarlet(t) nowadays, but back in the '60s, she would have had serious competition from "indestructible" Captain Scarlet, the star of a British science fiction TV show.
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Jun 20, 2014 — Nick Hitchon, whose entire life has been chronicled in seven-year increments as part of the British "Up" series, is now a professor at the University of Wisconsin.
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Jun 6, 2014 — Since Gunn is always urging designers to "make it work," we've invited him to play a game called "You're never going to make that work."
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May 30, 2014 — If you were a teenager around 1995, prepare to feel old: Silverstone, who played peppy, pampered Cher Horowitz, is now a mother and has written a book about parenting called The Kind Mama.
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May 23, 2014 — The R&B artist joins Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! to play our Not My Job game — in which we ask important people three unimportant questions.
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May 16, 2014 — In honor of judge and scorekeeper Carl Kasell we've invited Podesta to answer three questions about a Carl who isn't a Kasell, but rather, has one — King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
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May 9, 2014 — Back in the '80s Lowe was part of Hollywood's Brat Pack so we've invited him to answer three questions about some of the lesser known facts of bratwurst.
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