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July 23, 2014 | NPR · A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The vice president has been traveling the country to learn about the best ways to train workers. He announced the results Tuesday as the president signed a workforce training bill into law.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Congress is supposed to hold U.S. spy agencies accountable. But as Edward Snowden's disclosures revealed, intelligence officials have not always provided a full or accurate picture.
 

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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The remains of passengers of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight arrived in the Netherlands, on what has been a national day of mourning. Most of those killed in the jet that was brought down over Ukraine were Dutch. Robert Siegel talks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times, who is in the Netherlands.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.
 
July 23, 2014 | NPR · An uncontacted Amazonian tribe has ended its isolation in Brazil. Fiona Watson, the field and research director for Survival International, explains why this tribal people left its village.
 

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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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Nov 8, 2013 — It's been a pretty big year for Brit producers (and brothers) Guy and Howard Lawrence. The electronic duo, better known as Disclosure, released their debut album, to great fanfare.
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Feb 1, 2014 — Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland recently released a new self-titled Crystal Method album, the majority of which they recently performed live on KCRW. Watch "Over It," featuring Dia Frampton on vocals.
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Jan 4, 2014 — The U.K. trance trio Above & Beyond has built a massive following over the past decade. Hear its members explain to Metropolis host Jason Bentley why they've decided to go acoustic.
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Dec 5, 2013 — Cameron Mesirow, a.k.a. Glasser, makes soaring, uncategorizable music in the same vein as Bjork. Watch Mesirow and percussionist Shayna Dunkelman perform "Shape," from Glasser's new album.
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Nov 29, 2013 — Producer Nicolas Jaar and multi-instrumentalist Dave Harrington appeared on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic in advance of a secret LA show. Watch them perform their song "Paper Trails."
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Nov 26, 2013 — The beloved Australian electro-pop band performed to a packed house at Le Poisson Rouge to celebrate NPR Music's new electronic dance music show Metropolis. Watch the entire 10-song set.
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Nov 8, 2013 — The London-based producer is known for creating emotive, slightly swampy remixes, and was recently signed to Disclosure's new label. Here, Tourist. performs live at Mountain Oasis 2013.
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Oct 24, 2013 — British rock icon Bobby Gillespie and his band paid KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic a visit during their recent West Coast tour. Watch Primal Scream perform "It's Alright, It's OK," from this year's More Light LP.
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Oct 10, 2013 — The synth-rocking Brooklyn dance-music enthusiasts visit The Village Studios for a live Morning Becomes Eclectic session. Watch Holy Ghost! perform "Hold My Breath" live.
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Sep 27, 2013 — The young man once known as Archy Marshall and Zoo Kid visits KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic to make his U.S. radio debut. Watch King Krule perform "Baby Blue" from his debut album.
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