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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 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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Alabama

May 1, 2014 — The record rainfall in some areas comes close on the heels of dozens of tornadoes that killed dozens of people across a swath of the country earlier this week.
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Apr 29, 2014 — About 50 tornadoes were reported in the region in a 24-hour period, according to meteorologists. More severe storms are forecast for the Eastern U.S.
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Feb 20, 2014 — The NTSB heard testimony on Thursday indicating that the crew made a "non-precision approach" after the automated system became overloaded.
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Dec 23, 2013 — Taxes have been part of health plan costs for decades, but they're not usually itemized on customers' bills. But a leading insurer in Alabama has calculated its customers' shares of taxes being paid by the company under the Affordable Care Act.
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Nov 21, 2013 — The state's parole board approved Thursday a posthumous pardon in the 1931 rape involving the three black men who were not pardoned in the infamous case. Nine black men were falsely accused of raping two white women on a train. All but one got the death penalty. Five convictions were overturned, and a sixth accused was pardoned before his death in 1976.
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Nov 19, 2013 — The justice issued a strong dissent when her colleagues declined to review an Alabama law allowing elected judges to override a jury's decision not to impose the death penalty.
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Nov 5, 2013 — The battle between the business and Tea Party wings of the Republican Party for Alabama's 1st Congressional District was won by Bradley Byrne, the choice of Chamber of Commerce types. Byrne defeated Dean Young in the primary election in the reliably Republican district.
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Nov 1, 2013 — The GOP establishment's preferred candidate has an overwhelming cash advantage over the Tea Party favorite in Tuesday's Alabama special election.
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Oct 31, 2013 — A question fit for Halloween: Why has there been so much resistance to an Alabama man burying his wife, at her request, in their front yard? Anthropologist Barbara J. King digs into our relationship with the dead.
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Sep 25, 2013 — They didn't receive much national attention, but two elections worth watching took place Tuesday: a House special election primary in southwest Alabama and a mayoral primary in Boston.
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