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July 11, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has asked for $3.7 billion to deal with the southern border crisis. There are predictions the number of unaccompanied children entering the U.S. could reach 90,000 by October.
 
July 11, 2014 | NPR · Mara Liasson, Carrie Kahn and John Burnett discuss the big picture of the current immigration debate, and update us on the latest developments.
 
July 11, 2014 | NPR · Steve Inskeep talks to Ali Khedery, who used to support Nouri al-Maliki. Khedery, head of the Dubai-based Dragoman Partners, thinks al-Maliki should step down because of the extremist crisis in Iraq.
 

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July 11, 2014 | NPR · While House Republicans move ahead with their lawsuit alleging executive branch overreach, Obama is using the challenge to score political points of his own.
 
July 11, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the conflict in the Gaza Strip and President Obama's request of emergency immigration funds.
 
July 11, 2014 | NPR · Germany thrashed Brazil 7-1 this week. Author Kevin Roose says Ernest Thayer's classic poem on failure, "Casey at the Bat," might cheer the Brazilian soccer team up.
 

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July 5, 2014 | NPR · In the year since Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was ousted, a military man was elected president and a budding insurgency has grown, as correspondent Leila Fadel tells NPR's Tamara Keith.
 

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July 6, 2014 | NPR · Tensions are high following the murder of three young Israelis and a Palestinian teen. Relatives of the murdered Palestinian say his American cousin was beaten by Israeli police during a protest.
 

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Jul 9, 2014 — The guitarist blends the traditional and the avant-garde, fusing the sounds of John Fahey, The Grateful Dead and Will Oldham into back-porch masterpieces. Hear Gunn's earthy, epic new single.
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Jul 7, 2014 — In a new song from Zach Braff's film Wish I Was Here, the reserved singer and the bombastic band find a way to fit together.
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Jul 1, 2014 — On this week's All Songs Considered: New music from Bon Iver, premieres from the folk duo Luluc, California garage rock band White Fence and more.
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Jun 30, 2014 — Bon Iver's Justin Vernon took one look at Wish I Was Here, the new film by Zach Braff, and was immediately inspired to write this song.
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Jun 24, 2014 — In the song's first 20 seconds, the doom-metal band strides along with unmistakable heft, like a knight returned victorious from battle. But it's a ruse.
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Jun 24, 2014 — A behind-the-scenes video offers a new perspective on the trickery and illusion used to make OK Go's most recent mind-blowing video, "The Writing's On The Wall."
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Jun 23, 2014 — With a new project every few years, including work with Alison Krauss and Patty Griffin, Robert Plant remains vital. A new album, out in September, includes the song "Rainbow." Hear it now.
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Jun 22, 2014 — What do you get when hundreds of musicians gather in Brooklyn to perform a joyful new song? Bliss. See photos from the event and watch a sneak peek of our Field Recording video.
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Jun 20, 2014 — Ten years after Zach Braff put The Shins in the soundtrack of his film Garden State, his new movie, Wish I Was Here, includes a brand new song from the band. Listen to it right here.
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Jun 18, 2014 — The Mercury Prize-winning band will return in September with a new album, This Is All Yours. The first song from that album, "Hunger of the Pine," is as adventurous as ever.
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