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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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Vegan cooking

May 17, 2013 — At No. 14, Mark Bittman's VB6 recommends eating a vegan diet until dinnertime.
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Dec 28, 2012 — Chef and author Bryant Terry is on a quest to popularize the plant-based, vegan diet. Inspired by his own family's roots, his latest project involves blending African- and Asian-American cuisines.
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Dec 27, 2012 — Chef Amanda Cohen's Dirt Candy is a turducken of a book: graphic novel, cookbook and memoir in one. Cohen's East Village restaurant in New York City is focused entirely on vegetables — and with just nine tables, it's become a foodie destination.
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Nov 25, 2009 — If you're the kind of person who's always believed that a book can teach you to do anything, this year's crop of cookbooks will prove you right. Cooks lacking confidence will find comfort in detailed instructions and comprehensive how-tos.
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Nov 25, 2009 — The turkey is the unofficial symbol of Thanksgiving, but don't tell that to eco-chef Bryant Terry. He's the author of The Vegan Soul Kitchen. Terry shares tried and true holiday recipes with a vegetarian twist.
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Nov 23, 2009 — Terry Walters' recipe for Roasted Kabocha Squash and Creminis with Fresh Herbs from Clean Food: A Seasonal Guide to Eating Close to the Source with More Than 200 Recipes for a Healthy and Sustainable You.
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Nov 23, 2009 — Terry Walters' recipe for Winter Green Salad with Sugared Walnuts, Crispy Pears and Pomegranate from Clean Food: A Seasonal Guide to Eating Close to the Source with More Than 200 Recipes for a Healthy and Sustainable You.
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Mar 3, 2009 — Vegan soul food may sound like a contradiction in terms. But chef Bryant Terry says the vegan lifestyle and loving soul food aren't mutually exclusive. He's written a cookbook to help people navigate this cultural, culinary landscape.
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