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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 20, 2014 — "There's nothing scarier than the neighbors," says Night of the Living Dead director George A. Romero. His latest zombie tale is a comic book set in New York City called The Empire of the Dead.
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Jul 18, 2014Wish I Was Here follows a struggling actor and father of two whose breadwinning wife is starting to rethink her role. It's the first feature film Braff has directed since 2004's Garden State.
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Jul 18, 2014 — Filmmakers Kate Davis and David Heilbroner discuss their new documentary The Newburgh Sting, which covers the FBI investigation and conviction of four American men for plotting an act of domestic terrorism.
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Jul 18, 2014 — David Greene talks to actor Kurt Russell about the Portland Mavericks, a 1970s independent baseball team created by Kurt's father Bing. Battered Bastards is a documentary about the team.
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Jul 15, 2014 — The new documentary, produced by Jeb Bush Jr., explores the topic of immigration reform through the lives of undocumented students who win an underwater robotics competition.
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Jul 12, 2014 — Film director Richard Linklater's latest movie, Boyhood, was shot over 12 years. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with the star of the film, Ellar Coltrane, who spent over a decade shooting the movie.
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Jul 10, 2014 — Writer-director Richard Linklater says picking the film's star was vital because he had to guess what he'd be like at 18. "I just went with a kid who seemed kind of the most interesting."
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Jul 8, 2014 — Emily and Ben Dreyfuss recently reviewed the film in which their dad plays a biologist hunting a shark. In addition to finding it totally ridiculous, they realized there's a lot they misremembered.
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Jul 6, 2014 — Programmer and activist Aaron Swartz was a "complex person," says filmmaker Brian Knappenberger. He tells Swartz's story, including his legal battle and suicide, in a new documentary.
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Jul 3, 2014 — In late 2012, filmmaker Steve James and Roger Ebert began talking about filming a documentary based on Ebert's memoir. Ebert's wife, Chaz, agreed. They didn't know that he would die within months.
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