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GOP Marks Dodd-Frank's 4th Birthday With Calls For Repeal

It's been four years since Dodd-Frank Act was signed into law. On the anniversary of this sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, Republicans have released a report that argues the law falls short on one of its main tasks.
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Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Is Convicted On Obstruction Charges

A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted of impeding the investigation into the attack. Azamat Tazhayakov was found guilty Monday of obstruction of justice and conspiracy.
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Israel Targets Tunnels, But Hits Elsewhere — Including Gaza Hospital

As the Israeli military expands its assault in the Gaza Strip, casualty numbers continue to grow. At last count, more than 550 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 25 Israeli soldiers have died. On Monday, an Israeli strike hit a hospital in central Gaza, killing people in the intensive care unit.
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By Putting Interrogations On Tape, FBI Opens Window Into Questioning

The FBI and other federal law enforcement agencies will soon begin recording the interrogations they conduct. It's a reversal of decades of policy and, the Obama administration says, a demonstration that agents act appropriately, without coercing suspects. Some big loopholes remain in the policy, though.
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Life Under 'The Islamic State': Order In The Shadow Of Terror

The Sunni extremist group that calls itself the Islamic State is solidifying its hold on the Iraqi city of Mosul. As it does so, the group is building a track record for how it actually governs. NPR's Leila Fadel offers a glimpse of what life is like under the group's rule.
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Can The Egyptian Regime Still Play Peace Broker In Gaza Strife?

Violence continues to escalate in the Gaza Strip. According to many foreign observers, Egypt must play a key role in any peace agreement between Israel and Hamas. To find out why, Robert Siegel speaks with Michele Dunne, a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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In Crowded Gaza, Civilians Have Few Places To Flee

Israel warned Palestinian residents days in advance that it planned to attack a Gaza City neighborhood. But in the cramped territory, there are few places for residents to take refuge.
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White House Faces Foreign Crises On Multiple Fronts

NPR's Cokie Roberts and Ari Shapiro, and Fiona Hill, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, discuss the shooting down of a passenger jet in Ukraine and the Israeli military invasion of Gaza.
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The Youth Unemployment Crisis Hits African-Americans Hardest

Hidden economic forces like job-specific segregation are keeping young minorities out of the job market.
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After An Ultimatum, Christians Flee Iraqi City

For the first time since the first century, there are basically no Christians left in the historic Iraqi city of Mosul.

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