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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 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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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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Jun 29, 2012 — Erik Larson's true crime book, The Devil in the White City, is on the list for a 208th week.
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Jul 22, 2011 — When Colton, the 4-year-old son of a Nebraska pastor, loses consciousness during surgery, he sees a vision of heaven and meets Jesus' special horse. Todd Burpo retells his son's story in Heaven Is for Real, which enjoys its 27th week on the list.
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Jul 15, 2011 — Syrian-born Abdulrahman Zeitoun stays in New Orleans after Katrina and helps rescue neighbors with a small canoe. Dave Eggers tells a story of selflessness in the face of racial injustice in Zeitoun, which enjoys a 53rd week on the list.
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Jul 8, 2011 — After growing up in a poor and dysfunctional West Virginia home, four young siblings learn to fend for themselves. Jeannette Walls' memoir, The Glass Castle, returns to the list for its 211th week.
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Jul 1, 2011 — An architect plans for 1893's Chicago World's Fair, while a serial killer wreaks havoc at his nearby "hotel." The Devil in the White City enjoys its 195th week on the list.
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Jun 24, 2011 — A lioness nurses a baby oryx; an elephant befriends a sheep. National Geographic writer Jennifer Holland narrates some of nature's strangest pairings in Unlikely Friendships. It debuts at No. 10.
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Jun 17, 2011 — Susan Casey collects stories from wave-chasing surfers and scientists — and experiences some massive swells firsthand — in The Wave. It debuts at No. 15.
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Jun 10, 2011Four Fish is Paul Greenberg's wide-ranging exploration of humankind's relationship with fish — the flesh that even many vegetarians eat. It debuts at No. 14.
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Jun 3, 2011 — Expanding on a segment from his late-night show, Jimmy Fallon expresses gratitude for everything from the light bulb he's too lazy to replace to the F12 button on his computer keyboard. Thank You Notes debuts at No. 10.
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May 27, 2011 — In a graphic account of the brutality of war, journalist Sebastian Junger chronicles the 15-month tour of duty of a U.S. army platoon in Afghanistan. Embedded with the troops, Junger offers on-the-ground insight into the camaraderie and bravery of soldiers. War debuts at No. 12.
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