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Congress Leaves Town Next Week, But Will Anyone Notice?

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2014 - 4:34am

Next week is Congress's last before summer recess, which is often when a flurry of bills are pushed through Congress. This year, not so much, NPR's Ron Elving tells NPR's Scott Simon.

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Is Hezbollah Hesitant To Help Hamas?

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2014 - 4:34am

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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If All The Ice Melts, What Happens To Hockey?

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2014 - 4:34am

A report from the National Hockey League says climate change could threaten the sport's future. NPR's Scott Simon talks to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman about the league's sustainability plan.

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Citizen Evidence Lab Separates Truth From Fiction In Viral Videos

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2014 - 4:34am

When a grainy video of human rights abuse goes viral, how do you know it's real? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Christoph Koettl, of the Citizen Evidence Lab, which helps users verify videos and photos.

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A Closer Look At A World In Crisis

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2014 - 4:34am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, about the confluence of global crises taking place around the world.

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Israel And Hamas Pause While Kerry Negotiates In Paris

NPR Top Stories - July 26, 2014 - 4:34am

NPR's Emily Harris reports from Gaza, where a temporary ceasefire is in effect.

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