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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Steve Inskeep talks with Honduran Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero de Corrales, who's in Washington to help find a solution to the thousands of Central American children arriving at the U.S. border.
 
July 25, 2014 | WBUR · Massachusetts is offering to house hundreds of unaccompanied minors who've been detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the proposed sites is on Cape Cod, but residents are blasting the plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · The novels of John le Carre have been reliable sources of compelling cinema. The new adaptation of "A Most Wanted Man" stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his last roles.
 

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July 24, 2014 | NPR · A United Nations school, which was being used to shelter displaced Gazans awaiting evacuation, came under fire from a missile or shelling. The attack reportedly killed 15 people. Palestinian officials blame Israeli shelling; Israel says it may have been Hamas rockets that fell short of their target.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · The war in Gaza is unfolding between Israel and Hamas, but the Palestinian Authority, based in the West Bank, is also involved in efforts to end the fighting. The Palestine Liberation Organization's diplomatic representative to the U.S., Maen Areikat, speaks with Robert Siegel about the causes of the conflict and the possible consequences of a cease-fire.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.
 

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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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Jul 18, 2014California, Edan Lepucki's debut novel, follows a young, pregnant couple struggling to survive after the apocalypse. It debuts at No. 4.
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Jul 11, 2014 — A struggling single mom gets helps from an obnoxious tech millionaire in Jojo Moyes' One Plus One. It debuts at No. 7.
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Jul 4, 2014 — In Invisible, James Patterson and David Ellis follow an FBI researcher who tries to link hundreds of unsolved cases to one perpetrator. It debuts at No. 10.
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Jun 27, 2014 — In The Silkworm, Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling) follows private detective Cormoran Strike as he investigates the murder of a novelist. It debuts at No. 1.
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Jun 20, 2014 — A popular Nantucket matchmaker is reunited with her long lost love in Elin Hilderbrand's The Matchmaker. It debuts at No. 9.
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Jun 13, 2014 — Stephen King's latest thriller, Mr. Mercedes, kicks off with a hit-and-run driver killing several attendees at a Midwestern job fair. It debuts at No. 2.
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Jun 6, 2014 — Laline Paull imagines a humble worker bee's hive adventures in The Bees. It debuts at No. 14.
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May 30, 2014 — Emily Giffin's The One & Only, a Texas-set novel of love, loss and football, debuts at No. 3.
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May 28, 2014 — Larry McMurtry's The Last Kind Words Saloon, an unsentimental story about two Western icons, appears at No. 5.
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May 19, 2014 — Anthony Doerr's All The Light We Cannot See follows a blind French girl and a young German private during World War II. It debuts at No. 2.
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