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Near Crash Site, Stories Of The Jet Cleave Closely To Russian Version

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Following the downing of the Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, local residents have been talking about the event — but the picture is being distorted by a propaganda campaign in local media.
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In Cairo, First Steps Taken On Gnarled Path To Gaza Cease-Fire

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry has finished his first full day in Cairo, where he's trying to help forge a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
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A Spicy Take On An Old Standby: This Ketchup's Ripe For Return

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

When life gives you tomatoes, make ketchup. With those fruits of the vine in season, All Things Considered reaches into the archives for a tomato ketchup recipe.
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The Polish Case For Tougher Russia Sanctions

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

In the wake of the Malaysian airliner's downing, many Europeans are now calling for tougher sanctions against Russia. Among them is Radek Sikorski, Poland's foreign minister, who explains to Robert Siegel why the West should ratchet up sanctions.
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Obamacare's Split Decisions Spell Law's Possible Return To Supreme Court

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Two different U.S. appeals courts issued opposing verdicts on the Affordable Care Act, one striking down a crucial component of the law while another upheld the same component. NPR's Mara Liasson unravels the political consequences of the conflicting decisions.
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As Rockets Encroach, Israel's Main Airport Sees Canceled U.S. Flights

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

U.S. airlines have canceled flights to Israel after reports of Hamas rockets landing near Ben Gurion International Airport outside Tel Aviv.
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Amid CAR's Bloodshed, Thousands Dead And Little Help For The Living

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Sectarian violence erupted between Muslims and Christians in the Central African Republic just over a year ago. According to Sylvain Groulx of Doctors Without Borders, the conflict's casualty count is staggering: One in three families there have lost at least one family member.
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Thousands Of Migrating Birds Take Their Layover In A Texas Parking Lot

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

For one month every summer, hundreds of thousands of purple martins stop by an abandoned shopping mall parking lot in Austin, Texas, on their way to the Amazon Basin. Reporter Luke Quinton visited this year's roosting and offers a glimpse of the phenomenon.
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Obama's Health Care Law Has A Confusing Day In Court

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

One U.S. appeals court panel tossed out federal subsidies for low-income insurance buyers, while another three-judge panel affirmed them. The issue has the potential to gut the health care overhaul.
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In A Crowded Gaza, A Growing Sense That Nowhere Is Safe

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Two weeks into the conflict in the Gaza Strip, more than 600 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 29 Israelis have been killed. Two recent Israeli strikes, on a school and a hospital, reflect the scope of Israel's offensive.
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Newark Police Placed Under Federal Microscope For Rampant Misconduct

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

After a lengthy investigation, the U.S. Justice Department has found that the Newark Police Department, the largest in New Jersey, has frequently violated residents' civil rights and engaged in unreasonable use of force. Sarah Gonzalez of WNYC reports that the department will be placed under federal oversight.
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Inside The Sun Records Sound, A Marvel Even Today

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The "boom-chicka-boom" of Johnny Cash's guitar. The ghostly echo on Elvis Presley's voice. More than 60 years after these early recordings, the studio is still making music the old-fashioned way.
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Money Markets: Easy To Ignore, Occasionally Dicey

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Money market accounts are so dull that many people use them like checking accounts. But they're riskier than checking accounts, and federal regulators are proposing new rules to deal with those risks.
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Charter Schools, Money And Test Scores

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The University of Arkansas says charters produce a better return on investment. Let's take a closer look.
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Rumor Patrol: No, A Snake In A Bag Did Not Cause Ebola

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The largest outbreak in history is giving birth to what may be the largest outbreak of Ebola rumors. It's a curse! It's carried by mosquitoes. Or ... a snake. Here's a look at what people are saying.
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In This School, Class Is A Workshop And Experiments Are Mandatory

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

An innovative approach to learning amid turmoil in the Philadelphia School District.
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Net Neutrality, Shall I Compare Thee To A Highway? A Showerhead?

Monday, July 21, 2014

Net neutrality can be an issue that's difficult to understand and difficult to explain, so the metaphor that's used to describe it is kind of important. See what neutrality is being compared to.
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This Year, Avignon Festival Is A Stage For Both Plays And Protest

Monday, July 21, 2014

The French theater event has long been a pillar of the performing arts world. But talk of changes to festival workers' off-season benefits has cast a shadow over this year's celebration.
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What The Odds Fail To Capture When A Health Crisis Hits

Monday, July 21, 2014

Making health decisions based on the odds can be an extremely difficult thing to do when you're a patient, even for people who study the science of how we make decisions.
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If You're A College Man Who Hasn't Shared His Bed, You're Not Alone

Monday, July 21, 2014

Noah Berlatsky was among the 10 percent of students who stay virgins during college, and this felt to him like a knock on his masculinity. But, he realized in time, it made him no less or more a man.
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