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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.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · The novels of John le Carre have been reliable sources of compelling cinema. The new adaptation of "A Most Wanted Man" stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his last roles.
 

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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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Punxsutawney Phil

Feb 2, 2014 — Punxsutawney Phil, the most famous of the nation's prognosticating rodents, is reported to have seen his shadow, indicating no early coming of spring.
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Feb 1, 2014 — We want to know who you turn to for an accurate weather forecast: is it the groundhog, the Farmers' Almanac or the nerds with supercomputers?
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Mar 26, 2013 — The world's most famous weather predicting groundhog didn't get the early spring prediction wrong; his handler says he mistranslated the groundhog-ese on Feb. 2.
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Mar 22, 2013 — An Ohio prosecutor says Punxsutawney Phil, the world's most famous groundhog, gave such an erroneous prediction for an early spring last month that he's charging him with an unclassified felony; in a tongue-in-cheek mock indictment, he's asked for the death penalty.
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Mar 19, 2013 — That prognosticating groundhog said winter wouldn't last another six weeks. Well, tell that to folks in the Northeast and New England. They're due for another foot or more of snow in the next day or so. And they're still dealing with the snow that fell in earlier blizzards.
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Feb 2, 2013 — It's a tradition that goes back to 1887, and while he's not always correct, the Punxsutawney, Pa., groundhog has a massive following who watch his every move on Groundhog Day.
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Feb 2, 2012 — It's that time again. Time for Americans to pause and watch as a groundhog supposedly tells us whether winter's going to continue. He saw his shadow, so Phil says it will.
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