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Today's Stories July 22, 2014

MH17 Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-Held City

The bodies of many of those who died on the Malaysia Airlines flight will now be taken to the Netherlands.

Federal Appeals Court Deals Blow To Health Law

The ruling potentially derails billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.

Remains Of Clovis Boy Reburied In Montana

DNA from the boy buried more than 12,000 years ago shows his people were ancestors of many of today's native peoples.

Texas To Deploy National Guard To Mexico Border

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Modest, Obscure Deal Has Tech Industry Talking

Yahoo is set to buy the mobile advertising company Flurry, as it tries to figure out how to increase revenue from mobile ads.

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Retail Confession: Adults Who Wear Kids' Clothes To Save Money

Taylor Quimby of New Hampshire Public Radio is among the many adults buying kids XL-size clothing instead of adult size smalls.

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Detroit Couple Decides Whether To Stay Or Go

Michigan Radio reporter Sarah Hulett and her family have been grappling with whether to leave Detroit. One consideration: crime.

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July 17 10 Comments

Why It’s Good To Talk About Miscarriages

Karen Gibbons felt very much alone after her first miscarriage. Now, she wants to counsel couples and help them through pregnancy.

July 17 Comment

Meet The ‘Real Larry’ Of ‘Orange Is The New Black’

Larry Smith has had to contend with being known as the "real Larry" since the show debuted on Netflix.

July 16 Comment

Deborah Harkness Brings Her ‘All Souls’ Trilogy To A Close

Readers have been eagerly awaiting the conclusion of the series that began with "A Discovery of Witches."

July 16 19 Comments

What Honduran Children Are Fleeing

Sonia Nazario joins us to discuss the conditions in Honduras and what the U.S. should do.

July 15 9 Comments

Travel Writer Finds Soul Of America In Rural South

Paul Theroux has made a career of writing about his travels. But until recently, he'd never traveled in the South.

July 15 22 Comments

Peace Corps To Shorten Application Process, Let Volunteers Choose Location

Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet discusses the changes and the shifting role of the government-run volunteer program.

July 14 Comment

Nobel Prize-Winning Author Nadine Gordimer Dies

We remember the South African author with her friend Albie Sachs, who was a judge on the Constitutional Court.

July 14 2 Comments

Film Explores Race, Culture And Politics In Post-Katrina New Orleans

The PBS documentary "Getting Back To Abnormal" centers on a contentious 2010 race for New Orleans City Council.

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Boxing Attracts More Than Would-Be Fighters

At the Ring Boxing Club, boxers range in age, are both men and women, and include an award-winning author.

July 21 Comment

Why Hot Cars Are So Deadly

An average of 38 kids die in a hot car every year in the U.S. We look at the science of why cars get so hot so fast, and why children are more vulnerable.

July 18 19 Comments

A Conversation With Immigrant Activist Jose Antonio Vargas

We sit down with the immigrant-rights activist, who has written extensively about the fact that he has been living illegally in the U.S. for years.

July 18 4 Comments

Will Israel Widen The War And Will Hamas Run Out of Rockets?

What will drive Israel's decision? What are the strategic calculations Hamas is making and how will it emerge from this conflict?