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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.
 
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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
 
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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 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Watergate

Jun 26, 2014 — At a time when Washington and its insiders are widely reviled, the late Senate majority leader will be remembered as a Washington insider who was widely revered.
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Jun 16, 2014 — The Arlington County, Va., board voted unanimously to approve the plan to demolish two buildings that stand atop the garage where secrets related to the Watergate scandal were revealed.
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May 16, 2014 — As President Nixon's deputy campaign committee head, Magruder helped authorize the unsuccessful break in of the Democratic National Committee's headquarters on June 17, 1972.
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Jan 31, 2014 — It wasn't just the gargantuan size of the Democratic class of 1974 that made it historic. The members of the class were young, relatively new to public office and remarkably certain they could remake Washington in their own image.
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Aug 27, 2013 — As developers "follow the money," they've got their eye on the location in Arlington, Va. It will be several years before all the approvals come in, but it's expected that the garage will soon be just a part of history, not something to see.
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Jul 16, 2013 — As the Watergate scandal unfolded, Garment urged President Nixon not to destroy tapes of conversations at the White House. The tapes played a major role in Nixon resigning the presidency.
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Jun 19, 2012 — It's been 40 years since the break in at the Democratic National Committee. The scandal ushered in 91 new members of the House — mostly Democrats. Who exactly were the "Class of '74?" And what happened to them?
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Oct 5, 2011 — Dahlberg confirmed that he had handled a check from a CEO that was funneled through the campaign to the Watergate burglars. His candor was a key moment in the story as Washington Post reporters zeroed in on the truth.
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Jul 20, 2009 — As everyone knows former CBS newsman Walter Cronkite died on Friday. He really was a legend who could change the course of history through his news judgment. Here's yet one more example that I learned while reporting my book, Woodward and Bernstei...
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Dec 19, 2008 — Less than a month ago, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, The Washington Post reporters who helped topple President Nixon, made a surprise visit to Mark Felt, the man known as Deep Throat.
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