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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 25, 2014 | NPR · Central American presidents met with President Obama, discussing the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the border. So far, Obama has not seen eye to eye with Congress on possible solutions.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss U.S. policy options in the Gaza Strip and Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Sayed Kashua is an Arab who writes novels in Hebrew and a sitcom in Arabic. A contradiction? Maybe. But his newest book is a good look at an often-overlooked segment of the Israeli population.
 

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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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Holidays

Dec 31, 2013 — Glenn McDonald looks at some current box sets that might scratch an itch, particularly if you've got some gift cash burning a hole in your pocket.
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Dec 16, 2013 — We want to know what holiday movies — whether traditional or perhaps a little more action-driven — are your favorites. Do you like your films with extra sap, or a little excitement?
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Dec 12, 2013 — Mr. Grinch presents a defamation claim to the firm of Who Who & Who. The firm attempts to evaluate the positive and negative aspects of his case.
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Dec 10, 2013 — Hey there, befuddled aunts, uncles and family friends. Not sure what to buy for kids who already have everything? NPR's Book Concierge is here to help you find gifts for all those nieces, nephews and offspring of other people.
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Jan 21, 2013 — In the late 1950s, the civil rights leader wrote an advice column for Ebony magazine on issues of race, love and marriage.
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Dec 21, 2012 — Are you still hunting for that perfect last-minute gift? We've got 10 suggestions for everyone on your list, from the baseball fan to the person who quite rightly points out they don't make 'em like The Carol Burnett Show anymore.
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Dec 5, 2012 — Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, and Mariah Carey perform a stripped-down holiday standard.
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Nov 30, 2012 — A discussion of highbrow holiday movies collides with admissions of gorging on cornball Christmas fare where Santa brings people love and magic happens.
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Nov 29, 2012 — Never give a box full of dog — that's our advice. Well, that and a few more things that aren't consistent with how they give gifts on TV.
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Feb 14, 2012 — You may think you know your favorite love songs, but inside them is darkness.
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