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Greeks To Head Back To Ballot Box After Talks Fail

Greece will hold new elections after political leaders failed to agree on a governing coalition to run the economically-troubled country. In the meantime, a caretaker government will manage the country until the new vote can be held next month.
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Hollande Talks Austerity With Merkel On First Day

Robert Siegel talks to Sylvie Kauffman, editorial director of the French daily Le Monde and Josef Joffe, editor of the German weekly, Die Zeit and senior fellow at Stanford University. They discuss Tuesday's meeting between Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel.
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Can The Government Help Young People Find Jobs?

The school year is winding down, and lots of young people are in the market for a summer job. But finding one in this economy can be hard, especially for teenagers. Host Michel Martin speaks with Labor Secretary Hilda Solis about what the Obama Administration is trying to do to help.
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Why So Many Ph.D.s Are On Food Stamps

It's no secret more Americans are relying on food stamps, but host Michel Martin looks at why those applying for government aid with master's and Ph.D degrees have more than doubled in recent years. Martin speaks with Stacey Patton, a reporter with The Chronicle of Higher Education, and Tony Yang, who is unemployed and holds a doctorate degree.
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'Troops To Trucks' Makes It Easier For Vets To Get Jobs

A new program in Virginia aims to put more veterans to work by making it easier for them to get commercial driver's licenses.

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