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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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Feb 26, 2012 — If you're rolling out your own red carpet tonight, we have tips on how to keep your guests full of Oscar-themed food, drinks and challenging trivia.
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Feb 24, 2011 — Old people know it, children know it, and the ladies at the Washington Post's Celebritology blog know it. Bingo makes everything better. Celebritology's Oscar Bingo cards are a fun way to enjoy the Academy Award show.
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Feb 21, 2011 — On Talk of the Nation, collective bargaining and the public sector, Oscar-nominated documentary Waste Land, what's happening in Libya and why it's hard to get information, and on the Opinion Page, how the abortion rights movement should modernize.
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Feb 17, 2011 — Today's Talk of the Nation: the Congressional debate over funding public broadcasting, Oscar-nominated documentary Inside Job, the protests taking place in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and a study that links global warming with extreme weather events.
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Feb 16, 2011 — On today's Talk of the Nation, the 2012 budget attacked from both sides of the aisle, the directors of Restrepo, how the shooting in Tucson has changed the gun debate, and the challenges faced by Western women reporting in the Middle East.
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Mar 3, 2010Logorama uses corporate logos and mascots to tell a 17-minute story.
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Feb 5, 2008 — The president of the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences says the show will go on.
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Jan 16, 2014 — The latest nominees for the movie industry's highest awards are out. Nine films have also been nominated for the "best picture" award. The others: American Hustle, Dallas Buyers Club, Her, Nebraska, Philomena, 12 Years a Slave and The Wolf of Wall Street.
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