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Palestinian children fill plastic bottles and water containers with drinking water from a public tap in Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip on July 27. Ashraf Amra/APA/Landov hide caption

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Middle East

Life In Gaza Deteriorates As Water, Power Shortages Intensify

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California's Board of Pharmacy is considering requiring all pharmacies in the state to provide bilingual labels on prescription medicines. Basecamp Imaging/iStockphoto hide caption

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Shots - Health News

California Pharmacists Resist Translating Medicine LabelsKQED Public Media

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A health worker gives a child the polio vaccine in Bannu, Pakistan, June 25. More than a quarter-million children in Taliban-controlled areas are likely to miss their immunizations. A. Majeed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Taliban In Pakistan Derail World Polio Eradication

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Guided by biologists, volunteers briefly catch, band and release some of Delaware's visiting red knots each spring to monitor the health of the species. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Science

Shifts In Habitat May Threaten Ruddy Shorebird's Survival

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An artist's installation shows pre-foreclosed homes in Newark, N.J., in July 2009 at the Queens Museum of Art in New York City. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Economy

How High Debt From The Housing Collapse Still Stifles Our Economy

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Thousands of young immigrants, many of them from Central America, have crossed illegally into the United States this year, causing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Wave Of Child Immigrants, Reports Of Abuse By Border Patrol

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Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan, greets Enis Sullivan, 101, during a visit to XMA Corp. in Manchester, N.H., on March 25. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Congress And Biden Aim For Job Training That Actually Leads To Jobs

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Director of National Intelligence James Clapper (center), accompanied by FBI Director Robert Mueller (left) and CIA Director John Brennan, testifies on Capitol Hill on March 12, 2013. When questioned, Clapper said the NSA did not collect data on Americans. He later acknowledged his response was "clearly erroneous." Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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National Security

The Challenge Of Keeping Tabs On The NSA's Secretive Work

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A Palestinian carries a wounded girl in the emergency room of Shifa Hospital in Gaza City. The city's main hospital is filled with the wounded, and many others have taken refuge on the hospital grounds. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP hide caption

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Parallels

In Crowded Gaza, Civilians Have Few Places To Flee

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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, shown here at an event in Washington last month, spoke with NPR's Morning Edition about the country's economic challenges. Molly Riley/AP hide caption

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The Two-Way

Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality

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