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July 22, 2014 | NPR · Foreign ministers meeting Tuesday in Brussels are threatening deep sanctions against Russia over the Malaysia Airlines crash. But some nations might hesitate because of their economic ties to Russia.
 
July 22, 2014 | NPR · Renee Montagne talks to Anton La Guardia, who covers the European Union for The Economist, about the possibility of deep EU sanctions against Russia at Tuesday's foreign ministers meeting.
 
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July 21, 2014 | NPR · As the Israeli military expands its assault in the Gaza Strip, casualty numbers continue to grow. At last count, more than 550 Palestinians — mostly civilians — and 25 Israeli soldiers have died. On Monday, an Israeli strike hit a hospital in central Gaza, killing people in the intensive care unit.
 
July 21, 2014 | NPR · Violence continues to escalate in the Gaza Strip. According to many foreign observers, Egypt must play a key role in any peace agreement between Israel and Hamas. To find out why, Robert Siegel speaks with Michele Dunne, a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
 
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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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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Jul 18, 2014 — The contralto joined host Marian McPartland in 2000 to perform "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" and Lundy's own piece, "Quiet Times."
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Jul 11, 2014 — The vibraphonist, a formidable soloist, has broadened his work as a composer, bandleader and educator. He takes on standards, performs an original on piano and mashes up Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon.
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Jul 3, 2014 — The guitar legend made a rare appearance on Piano Jazz in 1999, bringing with him his trio — Lou Paulo on guitar and Paul Nowinski on bass.
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Jun 27, 2014 — On this episode of Piano Jazz, the influence of Keith Jarrett and Bud Powell peeks through as the hitmaker performs "Solar" and "Parisian Thoroughfare."
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Jun 20, 2014 — The pianist shows off her compositional skills when she plays her own tune ("Hope Springs Eternally"), and she joins host Marian McPartland on "Someday My Prince Will Come."
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Jun 13, 2014 — The saxophonist joins host Marian McPartland with "Isfahan" and pulls out his flute for "Ambiance" in a session from 2005.
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Jun 6, 2014 — The pianist's refined and lyrical style is on display as she performs her own "Night Train" in a session from 2008.
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May 30, 2014 — In a session from 1998, the pianist performs his original "Oh, Look at Me Now" and duets with host Marian McPartland for George Gershwin's "They Can't Take that Away From Me."
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May 27, 2014 — The trumpeter demonstrates his love for his mentor, Dizzy Gillespie, in a performance of "Fiesta Mojo." He also joins host Marian McPartland for Sonny Rollins' "St. Thomas" in a 2004 session.
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May 16, 2014 — Hear the actor share stories about seeing Charlie Parker live — and perform a duet with host Marian McPartland in a session from 2004.
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