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July 24, 2014 | NPR · Seven years after the subprime mortgage crisis, the U.S. economy has not yet fully recovered. Now two economists have come up with new evidence about what's holding the economy back.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · On Capitol Hill, dogs and their handlers have made the case that all U.S. military dogs should be brought home from war — and treated with the respect they've earned on the battlefield.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · Dozens of children have filed complaints saying they were subjected to inhumane treatment at Border Patrol stations. The complaints center on the holding cells, referred to as "freezers" by migrants.
 

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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The remains of passengers of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight arrived in the Netherlands, on what has been a national day of mourning. Most of those killed in the jet that was brought down over Ukraine were Dutch. Robert Siegel talks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times, who is in the Netherlands.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.
 
July 23, 2014 | NPR · An uncontacted Amazonian tribe has ended its isolation in Brazil. Fiona Watson, the field and research director for Survival International, explains why this tribal people left its village.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Jul 23, 2014 — Today on the show, two big theories to answer a little question: Why is the milk in the back of the store?
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Jul 18, 2014 — On today's show, how something as simple as a sandwich sales tax ends up a complicated list of definitions, exemptions and confusion. And what that tells us about the tax code in general.
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Jul 16, 2014 — Today on the show, how a New Hampshire hotel filled with boozing economists saved the global economy.
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Jul 14, 2014 — Millennials are the most populous generation in America. From a demographic perspective, this is very good news.
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Jul 11, 2014 — A ticket to an unpopular movie in an empty theater costs the same as a ticket to a sold-out blockbuster. Why?
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Jul 11, 2014 — Ikea plans to raise its minimum hourly wage for retail workers to $10.76, and it's betting that the raise will pay for itself.
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Jul 9, 2014 — Today on the show, we talk to two guys who say we should get rid of patents. If someone has an idea, anyone else is free to steal it.
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Jul 4, 2014 — On today's show, we answer one of the most important questions in finance: What actually happens at the end of Trading Places?
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Jul 3, 2014 — There are more U.S. jobs now than there were before the recession. But the jobs are different — and they're in different places.
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Jul 2, 2014 — What would it be like if everyone at your office knew what everyone else earned? On today's show, we hear about a company where salaries aren't secret.
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