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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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Nostalgia

Apr 13, 2014 — Cameron Crowe's much-loved film turns 25 this week, and unlike a lot of high-school films of its day, it's aged surprisingly well.
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Feb 3, 2014 — The Super Bowl ad wars included a salute to one of the most popular sitcoms of the '90s. But it's time to come clean.
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Nov 27, 2013 — Marc Hirsh marks the 25th anniversary of the great bad-movie snark-off by taking an unpopular opinion about two poor fellas who got stranded in space playing with robots.
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Nov 8, 2013 — Well, sure. You could choose to think all the good things about The Sound Of Music, but you could also chose to think all the weird things. (Besides the fact that NBC has decided to remake it.)
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Oct 31, 2013 — Sometimes, kids' movies are more fun to watch as an adult. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, Disney's Hocus Pocus boasts a heaping helping of adult humor and a bewitching Bette Midler in fake buck teeth.
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Aug 9, 2013 — Karen Black parlayed her strange and singular allure into quirky character roles that in many ways captured the zeitgeist of the 1960s and '70s.
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Jun 6, 2013 — PBS has produced a second music video "remixing" the sounds of Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood.
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Apr 15, 2013 — Linda Wertheimer talks to Dynasty star Linda Evans about the legacy of Krystle Carrington, who lived in a greed-obsessed decade but remained surprisingly pure of heart.
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Apr 11, 2013 — Sure, we can watch most episodes of most TV shows whenever we want these days. But Nick Andersen says that isn't necessarily a good thing for our wider TV culture.
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Feb 14, 2013 — Chris Klimek exhaustively catalogs John McClane's adventures saving his wife, chasing terrorists, shooting things, getting dirty, taking a beating, cracking wise, and lots more.
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