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U.S. Financial Markets Keep An Eye On Developments In Greece, China

For perspective on Greece's economic woes and China's market turmoil, Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution.
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Army's Planned Troop Reductions Concern Military Communities

The Army is preparing to cut 40,000 soldiers as part of defense spending cuts. We visit Hinesville, Ga., which depends heavily on nearby Fort Stewart, one of the places to be scaled back.
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Greece's Financial Crisis Related To Design Of Eurozone

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Yannis Palaiologos, a reporter with the Kathimerini newspaper, about how Greece's economic and political crisis has deep historical roots.
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Trading Suspension Highlights New York Stock Exchange's Shrinking Influence

The New York Stock Exchange opened normally Thursday, after computer problems forced the exchange to shut down for much of the day on Wednesday.
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Their Country In Turmoil, Some Greeks Now Lash Out At Each Other

As Greeks argue about how their troubled country should reform, the debate has often turned personal and nationalistic. Some people are even accusing each other of treason.
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Puerto Rico Lobbies Congress For Help In Solving Debt Crisis

Puerto Rico's governor has stepped up efforts to convince Congress to help solve its debt crisis. The U.S. territory wants lawmakers to pass a bill that would extend bankruptcy protection.
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Greece's Debt Crisis Exposes Its Hidden Financial Plumbing

Greece is on the verge of an economic nightmare scenario of the modern world. The financial plumbing in Greece is starting to shut down, and the Planet Money podcast finds out the widespread and weird effects.
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Greece's Forced Exit From The Eurozone Would Be 'Tumultuous'

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with economists Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University and Carmen Reinhart of Harvard's Kennedy School about Greece's debt crisis and the larger implications for the eurozone.
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Jimmy Carter: "A Full Life: Reflections At Ninety"

The 39th U.S. President and Nobel Peace Prize winner talks about race relations, money in politics, diplomacy and marriage.

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China's Stock Market Crash And Implications for U.S. And Global Economies

China's stock market decline is into its third week, despite efforts by regulators to halt the slide. We look at the causes of China’s stock market crash, and what it could mean for the U.S. and international economies.

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