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Telecommuting Didn't Work Out For One Transplanted Worker
All summer, we're talking with out-of-work young adults about how they're making ends meet. Chrystina Gastlelum, 32, moved to Maine from New York City and tried to keep doing her job remotely.
Rosetta Spacecraft Readies For Rendezvous With Comet
The Rosetta spacecraft hibernated for 31 months while its orbit took it too far away from the sun for its solar arrays to keep it operational. It's ready for a rendezvous with a comet Aug. 6.
Violence Flares In Libya, Leaving Main Airport In Ruins
Militias in Libya spent the past week battling for control of the main airport in Tripoli, leaving much of it in ruins and dozens dead. Steve Inskeep gets the latest from The Guardian's Chris Stephen.
Kerry's Aim In Egypt: First, Get Israel And Hamas To Cease Fire
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo trying to help forge a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne have today's last word in business.
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Son's Mental Illness Prompts Billionaire's Big Donation To Psychiatric Research
Ted Stanley is giving $650 million to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to find and treat the genetic underpinnings of mental illnesses. His son has bipolar disorder.
Energy Concerns Complicate Potential EU Action Against Russia
Renee Montagne talks to Anton La Guardia, who covers the European Union for The Economist, about the possibility of deep EU sanctions against Russia at Tuesday's foreign ministers meeting.
Despite Growing Anger, EU Nations May Balk At Russian Sanctions
Foreign ministers meeting Tuesday in Brussels are threatening deep sanctions against Russia over the Malaysia Airlines crash. But some nations might hesitate because of their economic ties to Russia.
Rubio: U.S. Cannot Admit All Children Seeking Asylum
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio tells NPR the nation can't "absorb" all migrants fleeing violence and must secure its own border first. He dismissed potential 2016 rival Hillary Clinton as old news.