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July 31, 2014 | NPR · The day began with Israel's military calling up 16,000 more reservists, stoking fears of a widening offensive in Gaza; it ended with a 72-hour cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.
 
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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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Jul 31, 2014 — The young singer-songwriter from Oklahoma performs three songs from his debut, live in the studio.
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Jul 30, 2014 — The Mississippi musician became serious about the blues after an injury stopped him from pursuing a basketball career. Singleton joins World Cafe to play three songs and tell the full story.
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Jul 29, 2014 — The former Rilo Kiley frontwoman performs four songs from her newly released solo album, The Voyager, live in the World Cafe studios.
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Jul 28, 2014 — Hear two songs by a young Southern songwriter who drew inspiration from his struggle with addiction — and the insights of its aftermath.
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Jul 28, 2014 — Alt-country band Old Crow Medicine teamed up with Bob Dylan to write "Sweet Amarillo," a song from their new album, Remedy.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Accomplished musician, producer and Latin music expert Rachel Faro joins us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Fania Records.
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Jul 24, 2014 — Alt-country singer Nikki Lane makes her World Cafe debut with four songs and an interview about her roots in both music and fashion.
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Jul 23, 2014 — Hear the former Hüsker Dü and Sugar frontman play four songs from his latest solo album, Beauty and Ruin.
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Jul 22, 2014 — The former member of Everything But The Girl performs three songs and discusses his career.
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Jul 21, 2014 — The Glaswegian band's self-titled debut mixes country and folk with songs that veer into lo-fi punk.
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