News From NPR http://wvxu.org en Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended To Fix VA System In Crisis http://wvxu.org/post/lawmakers-reach-deal-intended-fix-va-system-crisis Lawmakers in Washington have reached a deal to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, multiple news organizations are reporting.<p><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/07/27/house-senate-negotiators-reach-deal-on-veterans-bill/"><em>The Washington Post</em> reports</a> the deal struck by the chiefs of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs committees would "provide funding to hire more doctors, nurses and other health-care professionals." <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/28/us/politics/department-of-veterans-affairs-health-system-fix-is-nego Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:46:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 29739 at http://wvxu.org Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended To Fix VA System In Crisis Conflict In Gaza: Here's What You Need To Know Today http://wvxu.org/post/conflict-gaza-heres-what-you-need-know-today In a resolution overnight, the United Nations Security Council called for an "immediate and unconditional" cease-fire in Gaza.<p><a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/07/28/un-demands-gaza-cease-fire/13257629/">As <em>USA Today</em> reports</a>, the Security Council called on both Israel and Hamas to "to accept and fully implement the humanitarian cease-fire into the Eid period and beyond."<p>Despite that call, fighting continued. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:58:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 29738 at http://wvxu.org Conflict In Gaza: Here's What You Need To Know Today Israelis Broadly Support Military's Operation In Gaza http://wvxu.org/post/israelis-broadly-support-militarys-operation-gaza <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Israelis+Broadly+Support+Military%27s+Operation+In+Gaza&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODMzOTM1MDEyMTY4Mzc5OTliNTMwMg004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:55:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 29733 at http://wvxu.org More Than Half Of Spaniards In Their 20s Are Unemployed http://wvxu.org/post/more-half-spaniards-their-20s-are-unemployed <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=More+Than+Half+Of+Spaniards+In+Their+20s+Are+Unemployed&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MDY4MDEyMTY4NDA3MzI3YjkzMw004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:55:00 +0000 editor 29734 at http://wvxu.org Fighting In Ukraine Continues; Russia Dismisses Threat Of Sanctions http://wvxu.org/post/fighting-ukraine-continues-russia-dismisses-threat-sanctions <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Fighting+In+Ukraine+Continues%3B+Russia+Dismisses+Threat+Of+Sanctions&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM1MzkxMDEyMTY5MDA4NjI2NGQ4Yg004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:55:00 +0000 Corey Flintoff 29735 at http://wvxu.org