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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 27, 2014 | NPR · Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
 
July 27, 2014 | NPR · Anne Barnard from The New York Times talks with NPR's Eric Westervelt about the differences between the current explosion of violence in Gaza and previous ones.
 
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July 27, 2014 | NPR · The Harrier Jump Jet is known for vertical take-offs and landings. It also has an accident-prone track record, but that didn't dissuade one pilot from buying his dream plane.
 

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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 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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The Drop

May 9, 2013 — One of Detroit's youngest stars unleashes one of the year's great dance tracks, and reveals a connection to a founder of his hometown scene.
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Feb 8, 2013 — One of the best dance-music producers in the business, DJ Sprinkles remixed Ducktails' "Letter of Intent" into a nine-minute slow burn. How did this happen?
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Oct 18, 2012 — Kaarvai refers to the practice of singers holding notes as long as humanly possible. In "Roses," German electronic producer Michael Mayer seizes on the idea to stretch a beautiful vocal to its limits.
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Oct 4, 2012 — The production duo reworks Wiley's "I'm Skanking" on its new collection of favorites and remixes.
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Sep 20, 2012 — The Spanish producer returns with two new songs — each left off his first album, but both amazing.
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Sep 12, 2012 — One of the original dubstep producers has a new album that incorporates sounds recorded during a trip to Cuba.
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Aug 23, 2012 — "If you're never going to move," Ware sings on the track from her debut album, Devotion, "you'll make me come to you."
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Aug 1, 2012 — The remix of "Look At Where We Are" adds electronic kick without losing the song's human element.
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Jul 25, 2012 — Dan Snaith, who has recorded for years as Caribou, introduces Daphni, a dance-focused alter-ego.
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Jul 18, 2012 — The British singer and producer's dark and immersive new album, Playin' Me, traces the pain inherent in love.
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