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July 11, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has asked for $3.7 billion to deal with the southern border crisis. There are predictions the number of unaccompanied children entering the U.S. could reach 90,000 by October.
 
July 11, 2014 | NPR · Mara Liasson, Carrie Kahn and John Burnett discuss the big picture of the current immigration debate, and update us on the latest developments.
 
July 11, 2014 | NPR · Steve Inskeep talks to Ali Khedery, who used to support Nouri al-Maliki. Khedery, head of the Dubai-based Dragoman Partners, thinks al-Maliki should step down because of the extremist crisis in Iraq.
 

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July 12, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with reporter Daniel Estrin, who is covering the conflict in Israel and Gaza from Tel Aviv.
 
July 12, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to correspondent Emily Harris about the situation in Gaza, and the ongoing conflict with Israel.
 
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July 12, 2014 | NPR · Bill Hillmann, a writer from Chicago, contributed to the book Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona. He was gored at this year's running of the bulls in that city, but says he plans to return.
 

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July 12, 2014 | NPR · More than 120 people have been killed by Israeli airstrikes since the current Israeli military operation began, and nearly a dozen Israelis have been seriously injured by rocket fire from Gaza.
 

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July 13, 2014 | NPR · Secretary of State John Kerry has helped the candidates in Afghanistan's contested election work out a formula to resolve their dispute over the runoff election results. All votes will be audited.
 

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Art

May 12, 2014 — A visit to one of the greatest art museums in the world, a piece of engaging theater, and a book about Hollywood raise nested questions about art, commerce and love.
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Dec 24, 2013 — Pamela Thomas grew up during the 1970s watching cartoons that featured African-American characters. Now, she relives her childhood Saturday mornings through her collection of black animation art on display at the Museum of UnCut Funk!
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Jul 19, 2013 — How does a creative kid keep going in a spirit-squashing world of the familiar? We have some ideas.
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Jun 13, 2013 — When parents aren't sure how to approach a difficult subject, they sometimes turn to other media — and Linda Ellerbee is happy to lend a hand. She's been the host of Nickelodeon's NickNews for 22 years, and her one rule of thumb is don't dumb it down.
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Apr 16, 2013 — Two art museums in Boston are offering free admission Tuesday in the wake of the explosions at the Boston Marathon. They hope that residents will find comfort and community.
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Nov 13, 2012 — Emma Miller looks at a new documentary about Gregory Crewdson, whose photographs are created with the care taken by a filmmaker.
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Oct 15, 2012 — You may think you don't know the work of artist Wayne White, but if you watched videos or Pee-Wee's Playhouse, you probably do. In a new documentary, he talks about creativity and being a tough fit for the art world.
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Oct 11, 2012 — A 50th anniversary book brings the gory Mars Attacks out from under soft nostalgic memory.
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Jul 27, 2012 — We walk gingerly up to the topic of The Movie and The Shootings, then turn to this summer's Olympic Games and the thoughts they inspire. Then as always, several things make us happy.
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Apr 4, 2012 — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have now had their likenesses done in wax. But what are the advantages of this star treatment?
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