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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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Decision 2012

Oct 23, 2012 — Other takeaways from the debate that was ostensibly about foreign policy: domestic issues; Obama on the attack; a strong but calm Romney; and an appeal to the base.
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Sep 27, 2012 — Here is a test of NPR's political bias and your own convictions about what it might be. Headlines set the tone for NPR.org and are a litmus test for all the coverage. So let's look at the last three days of campaign headlines. You decide.
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Sep 5, 2012 — Takeaways from the convention: "Mom in chief" takes a stand; Ted Kennedy video depicts Mitt Romney as a flip-flopper; defending President Obama's record.
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Aug 1, 2012 — A top foreign policy adviser to Mitt Romney on Wednesday defended statements the Republican presidential candidate made in Israel about Palestinian culture.
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Jul 30, 2012 — The Republican race to succeed retiring GOP Texas Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison wasn't supposed to be a heated primary battle, but it's become one of the hardest fought and most expensive intraparty races of the year. The runoff should be decided Tuesday.
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Mar 14, 2012 — With Illinois holding its GOP presidential primary next Tuesday, NPR's Don Gonyea speaks to voters in and around the iconic American test market of Peoria, asking: Will Illinois embrace Mitt Romney's politics, or follow the South's lead and favor Rick Santorum?
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Jan 26, 2012 — Amid all the rancor, there is some common ground among Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney and President Obama: worker retraining. It's an issue with broad political appeal, particularly in Florida where the job situation remains bleak.
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Jan 25, 2012 — Mitt Romney's and Newt Gingrich's campaigns are attacking each other in Spanish over Florida's radio waves. The Republican presidential candidates are attempting to pick up a significant Hispanic voting bloc days before Florida's primary.
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Jan 3, 2012 — And the race could go any which way, because 41 percent of Iowa caucus goers remain undecided. The caucuses start at 8 p.m. ET.
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May 24, 2010 — Name That Building! A new structure on Sarah Palin's property in Wasilla has people wondering.
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