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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 | NPR · 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 11, 2014 — Ikea plans to raise its minimum hourly wage for retail workers to $10.76, and it's betting that the raise will pay for itself.
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Jul 2, 2014 — When salaries are transparent, it changes the dynamic between workers and the boss — and among workers themselves.
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May 20, 2014 — Where do middle-class workers feel richest? Where does the cost of living take the biggest bite?
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May 2, 2014 — Technology means that no matter what job you have — whether you're alone in a truck on an empty road or sitting in a cubicle in front of a computer — your company can now track everything you do.
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Apr 8, 2014 — A study shows that women can be great negotiators, just not when they're asking for themselves. When women negotiate pay on behalf of a friend, they bargain just as hard as the guys.
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Mar 28, 2014 — The government released a snapshot of 27-year-olds in America. Here are a few numbers that caught our eye.
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Mar 18, 2014 — See the link between family income and job choice for nurses, teachers, police officers and dozens of others.
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Mar 6, 2014 — Multiple economists have studied the fast-food industry to answer the question. They've found very different answers.
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Feb 13, 2014 — Hispanic women in California are earning the lowest amount of any race, anywhere, in the United States.
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Jan 28, 2014 — In 2013, nearly 40 percent of unemployed workers had been looking for work for six months or longer.
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