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Stock Market Drop In China Raises Concerns About An Economic Crisis

Chinese stock markets plunged for the third straight day this week. That was despite more government efforts to prop up share prices. The markets have lost some $4 trillion in the past 3 weeks.
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Solution To Greece's Debt Crisis Remains Elusive

Renee Montagne gets the latest from Wall Street Journal reporter Gabriele Steinhauser in Brussels, where European leaders are making a last-ditch attempt to keep Greece from leaving the eurozone.
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As Government Hunts For A Solution, Greeks Anticipate Catastrophe

Greek banks have been closed for more than a week, and it's unclear when they will reopen. Many Greeks are worried that if the banks collapse, they will lose everything.
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How To Eliminate Extreme Poverty In 169 Not-So-Easy Steps

The Millennium Development Goals, set in 2000, revolutionized the fight against poverty. Now the world is setting Sustainable Development Goals. But critics say there may be too many priorities.
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Despite Large Cuts To Greece's Pension System, Creditors Want More

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Matthew Dalton, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, about how the Greek pension system has been as generous as reported.
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Chinese Stocks Take A Plunge Despite Government Efforts

China's stock market continues to fall despite massive government intervention. The Shanghai Index is down 30 percent since mid-June.
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Greek Reform Minister: 'We Want To Keep Greece Within Eurozone'

NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Greek Minister of Administrative Reform George Katrougalos about the Greek debt crisis. He says he's hopeful a compromise can be reached between Greece and Europe.
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No One Can Drive New Jerseyans Away From Full-Service Gas

With Oregon moving toward allowing self-service, New Jersey will soon be the last state where you cannot legally pump your own gas. But most Garden State drivers seem to like it that way.
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Greece Stalls On New Bailout Proposal As European Leaders Meet

European leaders met in Brussels on Tuesday for an emergency summit on the Greek debt crisis. They expected a new Greek proposal for a bailout but ended the day empty-handed.
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Obama Administration Aims To Expand Access To Solar Power

The White House is announcing a series of moves, including installing more solar energy units in federally subsidized housing, low cost loans for homeowners and a program to help renters.

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