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July 30, 2014 | KQED · Adding a translation to the English label would require bigger bottles, pharmacists say. They worry patients would wind up carrying a few pills around loose — without any instructions at all.
 
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July 30, 2014 | WNYC · In the past 20 years, New Jersey went from having more than 20 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs to less than 10 percent. That means offices, labs and warehouses have gone dark.
 
July 30, 2014 | NPR · Sheik Humarr Khan, one of the doctors fighting to control West Africa's largest Ebola outbreak, died Tuesday in Sierra Leone. He was 39.
 

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July 30, 2014 | NPR · An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
 

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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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Jul 9, 2014 — The men quoted in the story by reporters Glenn Greenwald and Murtuza Hussain say they were targeted because they were Muslims. But it is unclear why they were targeted.
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Jun 24, 2014 — The authorities rounded up 281 pimps last week, as police targeted child sex-trafficking operations in more than 100 U.S. cities.
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May 2, 2014 — "All of us with a memory of the '80s and '90s saw the line drawn from Afghanistan to Sept. 11," says James Comey.
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Apr 23, 2014 — The four men claim they were approached by FBI agents to become informants. When they declined, they say they were put on the no-fly list.
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Apr 8, 2014 — The Rev. Al Sharpton says he isn't a former FBI asset who informed on Mafia figures to a special task force in New York City during the 1980s, despite a recent report by The Smoking Gun.
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Feb 3, 2014 — Google, Yahoo and others said they received thousands of secret-court-approved government requests for their users' content. The companies said only a small percentage of their users were affected by the requests.
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Jan 16, 2014 — We look at some of the pros and cons of changes to U.S. policy on electronic surveillance that the president might endorse.
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Jan 9, 2014 — "I see the government operating the way the founders intended," says FBI Director Jim Comey, who notes that branches of the U.S. government approved the bulk collection of U.S. phone records.
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Dec 11, 2013 — The bureau, which says it's been hard-hit by sequestration cuts, hopes the compromise plan will forestall furloughs and bring it back to full capacity.
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Sep 19, 2013 — In his first remarks to reporters since taking office this month, FBI Director Jim Comey addressed security concerns following the Navy Yard shootings that left 13 people dead. He also talked about sequestration and leaks on government surveillance programs.
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