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July 29, 2014 | NPR · House and Senate negotiators reached a compromise, $17 billion agreement to improve medical care for veterans. The deal comes in the final week before Congress leaves town for a monthlong recess.
 
July 29, 2014 | NPR · Washington Post reporter Liz Sly tells Renee Montagne that U.S. arms may be flowing to moderate Syrian rebels, but the aid seems to be too little too late to affect the course of the civil war.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · The militant group threatens to kill parents who immunize their children. As a result, polio has come roaring back in Pakistan. Eradication now hinges on whether the country can control the virus.
 

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July 28, 2014 | NPR · A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the "sound, basic education" its constitution guarantees.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.? That question is at the center of the heated debate about tenure protections and who gets them.
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · Only one movie in July, Transformers: Age of Extinction, has broken the 100 million mark during its opening weekend. Box office receipts all summer have proven anemic. Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst with RENTRAK, talks to Audie Cornish about the box office slump.
 

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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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Jan 31, 2012Tell Me More shares highlights from Tuesday's broadcast in Detroit, Mich.
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Aug 26, 2011 — Jimi Izrael writes about a few films featuring girls with guns and grudges.
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Aug 5, 2011 — Jimi Izrael's list of five films set in Philadelphia.
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Aug 3, 2011 — Michel Martin will bring the heat when she hosts a special LIVE broadcast of Tell Me More on Friday August 5, 2011 from the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) conference in Philadelphia.
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Jul 8, 2011Tell Me More regular contributor Jimi Izrael shares his picks for films about justice.
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May 20, 2011 — Author Jimi Izrael lists his top five films about the perils of infidelity.
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Jan 17, 2011 — Nine days after a gunman opened fire during a "Congress on Your Corner" gathering held by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords outside a Tucson grocery store, killing six and wounding 13, the nation celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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Dec 8, 2010 — Guest blogger Lester K. Spence says African-Americans should ensure that the next compromise Obama makes isn't with the Republican Party, but with the black community.
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Dec 7, 2010 — NPR's Michel Martin revisits allegations made by a former Justice Department attorney, who accused the agency of racial bias against white victims of alleged civil rights violations. The U.S. Civil Rights Commission says they agree with Adams.
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Nov 19, 2010 — NPR's Alicia Montgomery says Sarah Palin and President Obama have more in common than some would think.
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