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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 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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All Politics Is Local

Sep 10, 2010 — If Washington, D.C., has improved in the four years since Adrian Fenty was elected mayor, then why is he in trouble in Tuesday's primary?  Most polls show him losing to D.C. Council chair Vincent Gray.
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Sep 9, 2010 — With Richard Daley announcing his retirement as mayor of Chicago, there is no shortage of potential candidates to succeed him.  Most speculation has been on White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.
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Sep 7, 2010 — Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, who has been in office since 1989 and who is set to break his late father's longevity record on Christmas, announced today he will not seek re-election in 2011.
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Aug 18, 2010 — Ever since President Obama expressed his view about the Islamic Center in NYC, the issue has become a political punching bag.  Republicans are using it as part of their plan to retake Congress.  And some Democrats are caught flat-footed.
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Jul 6, 2010 — The Justice Department, as expected, has filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Arizona and its recently-passed law on illegal immigration.
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Jun 25, 2010 — Nobody likes to pay taxes, but one Idaho state legislator says he should be exempt from any deadlines for penalties.
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Jun 7, 2010 — Twenty-two percent unemployment. That's the harsh reality facing Martinsville, Virginia. It's also the reality facing those trying to win votes in Virginia's 5th Congressional District.
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Jun 2, 2010 — His tough-talking campaign ad sparked a furor on the Web — but didn't get him enough votes to be the GOP's nominee for Ag Commissioner in Alabama.
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May 18, 2010 — A state Supreme Court has ruled that Connecticut's Secretary of State, Susan Bysiewicz, is ineligible to run for the attorney general's post being vacated by (now embattled) Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal.
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May 11, 2010 — Beau Biden, the son of the vice president and the state attorney general in Delaware, is recovering from what doctors describe as a "minor stroke."
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