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Water, Electricity And Other Needs In Short Supply In Gaza

NPR News - 17 hours 45 min ago

In Gaza, the price of drinking water has soared, there's little electricity — and another shortage is beginning: people displaced by the fighting are waiting in long lines to get food.

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With Congress Set To Adjourn, Border Crisis Remains Unresolved

NPR Politics - 17 hours 45 min ago

Votes are set Thursday in both the GOP-led House and Democratic-controlled Senate on bills addressing the young migrants seeking refuge. But the competing bills have little chance of being reconciled.

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With Congress Set To Adjourn, Border Crisis Remains Unresolved

Morning Edition - 17 hours 45 min ago

Votes are set Thursday in both the GOP-led House and Democratic-controlled Senate on bills addressing the young migrants seeking refuge. But the competing bills have little chance of being reconciled.

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Water, Electricity And Other Needs In Short Supply In Gaza

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In Gaza, the price of drinking water has soared, there's little electricity — and another shortage is beginning: people displaced by the fighting are waiting in long lines to get food.

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On The Eve Of A Possible Lockout, Met Opera Talks Remain Contentious

Morning Edition - 17 hours 45 min ago

Labor disputes are nothing new to the Met Opera, but never have they been so public. With a deadline looming, both sides signal that negotiations are going nowhere.

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Best Seat In The House Of Worship: The Temple Hollywood Built

Morning Edition - 17 hours 45 min ago

Built in the late 1920s by movie moguls, the Wilshire Boulevard Temple is a Los Angeles landmark — and also a statement the LA Jewish community made to itself, and to the city.

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Community Prosecutions Credited With Drops In Crime

Morning Edition - 17 hours 46 min ago

Placing prosecutors in a neighborhood instead of a courtroom is a different kind of "law and order." A University of Chicago law professor says his research shows community prosecution has had an immediate and measurable impact on violent crime.

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Is Fracking To Blame For Increase In Quakes In Oklahoma?

Morning Edition - 17 hours 46 min ago

Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.

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Is Fracking To Blame For Increase In Quakes In Oklahoma?

Morning Edition - 17 hours 46 min ago

Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.

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Fighting Continues To Block Investigators From MH17 Wreckage

NPR News - 17 hours 46 min ago

Financial Times reporter Guy Chazan tells Linda Wertheimer that while the world is focused on the crash site of MH17, civilians are dying in battles between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russia rebels.

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Groundwater Is Drying Up Fast Under Western States, Study Finds

NPR News - 17 hours 46 min ago

The Colorado River Basin, which supplies irrigation and groundwater for most of the West, is drying up faster than expected. Part of the problem is a drought-driven over-reliance on groundwater.

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New Bill Aims To Hold Colleges Accountable For Campus Sex Crimes

NPR Education - 17 hours 46 min ago

Under new bipartisan legislation, colleges and universities could face strong new penalties for mishandling cases of sexual assault on campus. Critics question whether they can be implemented.

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Is Fracking To Blame For Increase In Quakes In Oklahoma?

NPR Health&Science - 17 hours 46 min ago

Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.

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A Prospective Pro Athletes' Backup Plan? Pit Crewing For NASCAR

Morning Edition - 17 hours 46 min ago

Some college athletes who dreamed of going into pro sports are instead finding full-time work on NASCAR pit crews. NASCAR is recruiting athletes, not mechanics, and has a special training center.

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In Kansas City, Obama Brushes Off House GOP's Vote To Sue Him

Morning Edition - 17 hours 46 min ago

Congress leaves some significant business unfinished as it goes on break. But the talk of Washington and beyond is Wednesday's vote by House republicans to authorize a lawsuit against President Obama.

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Fighting Continues To Block Investigators From MH17 Wreckage

Morning Edition - 17 hours 46 min ago

Financial Times reporter Guy Chazan tells Linda Wertheimer that while the world is focused on the crash site of MH17, civilians are dying in battles between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russia rebels.

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New Bill Aims To Hold Colleges Accountable For Campus Sex Crimes

Morning Edition - 17 hours 46 min ago

Under new bipartisan legislation, colleges and universities could face strong new penalties for mishandling cases of sexual assault on campus. Critics question whether they can be implemented.

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Argentina Is In Default. What Does That Actually Mean?

Morning Edition - 17 hours 46 min ago

Talks between Argentina and holdout bondholders collapsed Wednesday. With no additional talks scheduled, it appears Argentina has defaulted for the second time in about 12 years.

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Groundwater Is Drying Up Fast Under Western States, Study Finds

Morning Edition - 17 hours 46 min ago

The Colorado River Basin, which supplies irrigation and groundwater for most of the West, is drying up faster than expected. Part of the problem is a drought-driven over-reliance on groundwater.

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Send Your Dearly Departed Dog Into Space

Morning Edition - 17 hours 46 min ago

Houston-based Celestis is offering to ship your pet's remains to rest among the stars for as little as $995. The remains are sent up on vehicles already carrying scientific and commercial payloads.

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