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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 27, 2014 | NPR · Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
 
July 27, 2014 | NPR · Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.
 
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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 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Jul 7, 2014 — People flying to the U.S. on international flights might want to keep their phones and other electronic devices charged. The devices might not be allowed onboard if they can't power up.
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Jul 2, 2014 — Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson did not provide specifics for the new measures, but he said the agency is hoping to cause "as few disruptions to travelers as possible."
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Feb 6, 2014 — The ban follows Wednesday's warning over explosives potentially hidden in toothpaste. Delta, which flies directly to Russia, said passengers have to check in for their flights with an airline representative, not through their mobile phone or a kiosk.
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Dec 26, 2013 — Paul Anthony Ciancia, accused of killing Gerardo Hernandez, faces a first-degree murder charge and 10 other counts related to the Nov. 1 attack at Los Angeles International Airport.
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Jun 5, 2013 — Small knives, golf clubs, and other items that had been poised to be allowed in air passengers' carry-on luggage will instead remain prohibited, the Transportation Security Administration confirmed Wednesday. The reversal follows a review process in which the agency heard from passenger advocates, law enforcement, and others.
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Apr 22, 2013 — The new regulations were criticized heavily by flight attendants' unions. The TSA said the delay would allow more time for feedback and training.
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Jan 18, 2013 — Body scanners that have been criticized as producing images of travelers that are too revealing are being removed from airport security check points, after a supplier did not rewrite the machines' software to make the images they produce less revealing.
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Jan 23, 2012 — The senator was delayed at the Nashville airport. An alarm went off as he passed through security. He asked to be rescreened but was told he'd have to undergo a pat-down. Paul declined. He's the son of Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas).
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Jul 21, 2011 — Over the next few months the Transportation Security Administration says it will retrofit 241 of its 488 airport scanners with software that's so unrevealing anybody, including passengers, can look at the pictures.
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Dec 6, 2010 — We've heard rumors in recent weeks that TSA scanners show and store nude pictures and can cause cancer, among other concerns. Popular Mechanics uncovers 'The Truth About TSA Airport Scanning.'
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