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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 Year In Music (So Far): 2012

Jun 25, 2012 — The NPR Music team presents its 25 favorite albums from the first half of 2012. Highlights include records by rockers Jack White and Sharon Van Etten, pianists Jeremy Denk and Vijay Iyer and debuts from Alabama Shakes and Exitmusic.
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Jun 20, 2012 — See how listeners voted in our mid-year poll for the year's best albums (so far).
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Jun 12, 2012 — Hear our 50 favorite ecstatic, joyful, surprising and swooning songs of the last six months.
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Jun 12, 2012 — This week on All Songs Considered, Bob and Robin are joined by NPR Music's Stephen Thompson and Ann Powers to discuss their favorite surprises, artists, albums and songs from the first half of 2012.
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Jun 12, 2012 — It's time again to vote for your favorite records of the year (so far).
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Jun 13, 2012 — The NPR Classical team discusses and spins a variety of favorite new discs and downloads.
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Jun 13, 2012 — We're only half way through the year and it's already been a year of musical surprises. A rising Chilean MC took on politics, a Venezuelan rap group released an amazing mix tape, and a young Mexican singer moved into bolero icon territory. We recap our favorite artists and musicians of 2012 so far.
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