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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 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 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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Oct 14, 2013 — Authorities in Rome, Germany, and Argentina have rejected becoming the final resting place for Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke, who died Friday at 100. In an "ambush" street interview in 1994, Priebke famously told ABC's Sam Donaldson, "You are not a gentleman."
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Oct 15, 2012 — In the U.K., Adele's hit about a spurned lover telling an old flame "nevermind, I'll find someone like you," has become a popular song to play at funerals.
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Sep 6, 2012 — Some birds respond to dead companions in interesting ways. Is it insightful or inappropriately anthropomorphic to conclude that these birds hold funerals?
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Aug 30, 2011 — Instead of being cremated or buried, advocates say dissolving bodies in a mixture of water and lye is a greener way of dealing with the dearly departed.
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