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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 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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The Puzzle Master Takes On The Puzzle Grasshopper

Jul 20, 2012 — In this final round, Art Chung provides the subtitle of a movie sequel, and contestants must name the franchise. We recommend adding all of these films to your Netflix queue, especially Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze.
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Jul 20, 2012 — No, not that bird. Jonathan Coulton reads contestants clues about famous folks who share their names with our fine feathered friends.
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Jul 20, 2012 — Everyone's favorite underwriting game is back, only this time host Ophira Eisenberg throws great works of art, literature, and music into a blender of product placement.
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Jul 20, 2012 — Have you ever heard of a "Milli Vanilli Chilly Willy"? It's when the cartoon penguin dresses up like a pair of disgraced lip-synchers. It also demonstrates that this game, led by puzzle guy Greg Pliska, is all about rhyming phrases.
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Jul 20, 2012 — This game pays tribute to our favorite accordion-playing, pop culture-loving, food-punning parodist, "Weird Al" Yankovic. Jonathan Coulton makes contestants sing Weird Al's songs such as "Addicted to Spuds" and "Eat It."
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Jul 19, 2012 — You could also call this game "Geographic Anagrams." A puzzle guru—Ask Me Another's own John Chaneski—faces off against Shortz, a true puzzle master, in a trivia match that'll twist your brain into knots.
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