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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.
 
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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 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 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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Helen Thomas

Jul 20, 2013 — Thomas, who spent decades at the White House reporting for United Press International and later Hearst Newspapers, covered every president from Eisenhower to Obama.
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Jan 6, 2011 — Seven months after resigning from her post as a White House columnist for Hearst after saying that Israeli Jews should return "home" to Poland and Germany, the 90-year-old columnist is writing for a small newspaper in Northern Virginia.
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Dec 3, 2010 — Wayne State University discontinued the Helen Thomas award after new anti-Jewish comments. Thomas said Zionists "owned" Wall Street, the White House, Congress and Hollywood this week before a diversity conference.
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Jun 11, 2010 — Like Helen Thomas, many of us will be working far into advanced age.
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Jun 8, 2010 — NPR host and former Wall Street Journal White House correspondent Michel Martin says Helen Thomas always had her back.  But she says her recent comments about Israel went too far.
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Jun 7, 2010 — Helen Thomas, caught in a controversy over her statements about Israel and Palestine, has resigned from Hearst News Service.  The 89-year old Thomas has covered presidents going back to JFK.
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Aug 14, 2008 — White House reporter Helen Thomas has been on the beat for more than 60 years, and now filmmaker Rory Kennedy is asking her the questions.
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