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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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Jul 11, 2014 — This summer, Kenyan artists came to Washington, D.C., for the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Some of them make their living by turning trash into sculptures, jewelry and igloos.
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Mar 10, 2014 — Cornell University President David Skorton has been named the Smithsonian's next secretary. Skorton, a cardiologist and amateur jazz musician, will be the first physician to lead the nation's attic.
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Apr 17, 2012 — Carried atop a jumbo jet, it flew to its retirement home at the Smithsonian's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.
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Apr 16, 2012 — For those who will be in the Washington, D.C., area Tuesday morning and would like to see space shuttle Discovery on the "fly-in" to its retirement home, the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum has some recommended viewing spots.
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Sep 7, 2011 — There are objects currently on display at Smithsonian that, without much context, might look a lot like trash.
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Jun 28, 2011 — History springs to life in wiggling stereoscopic images.
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May 26, 2011 — The Space Age inspired a renaissance in American science — but it also gave rise to art.
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Mar 12, 2011 — The Smithsonian has recently discovered a rare perspective on the legendary quake: 3-D, color stereo photographs.
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Dec 1, 2010 — Fifty-five years ago today she and others began the Montgomery bus boycott that helped change the nation.
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Jun 22, 2010 — Madeleine Albright's "Read My Pins" exhibit of the brooches she's worn to augment her diplomatic efforts is on display at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC.
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