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4:06 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

Why Isn't The U.S. More Involved In Syria's Uprising?

Originally published on Wed July 25, 2012 6:29 pm

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Earlier this week, Kelly McEvers described a conversation with rebel fighters who wanted to know why the United States doesn't give them better weapons, why isn't the U.S. as involved in their fight as it was in that of the Libyan rebels who overthrew Moammar Gadhafi.

Well, joining us now to talk about what the U.S. is and is not doing in Syria and why, is Washington Post columnist David Ignatius. Good to see you again.

DAVID IGNATIUS: Good to be here.

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Sports
4:06 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

Under Pressure, Universities Try Reining In Football

Originally published on Wed July 25, 2012 6:29 pm

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From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Audie Cornish.

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Middle East
4:06 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

'Shadow State' Forms In Syria As Regime Recedes

Originally published on Wed July 25, 2012 6:29 pm

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Each day this week, we're hearing something that has become rare - original reporting form within Syria. NPR's Kelly McEvers spent last week with anti-government rebels known as the Free Syrian Army. We're airing her stories on MORNING EDITION and then again on our program. Today, Kelly takes us to this setting, a small village tucked in the olive groves and rocky hills of northern Syria.

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Sports
4:06 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

Lawmakers Call On Olympics To Honor 1972 Victims

Originally published on Sun July 29, 2012 8:19 am

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Food
4:06 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

USDA Predicts Food Prices To Rise In Drought's Wake

Originally published on Wed July 25, 2012 6:29 pm

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From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Robert Siegel.

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And I'm Audie Cornish. We begin this hour with the drought and how it could affect your grocery bill. Today, the U.S. Agriculture Department designated 76 more counties as disaster areas because of the drought and excessive heat. And it said that severe drought will likely affect prices for corn and other field crops, although it's too soon to know how much prices will go up.

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