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Inside Gaza And Under Israeli Fire, A Family Tries To Stay Safe

The Israeli army's invasion on the margins of the Gaza Strip has already wreaked havoc and injury for Gazans. A day in the life of the Abu Tawila family illustrates that stark and tragic reality.

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The Challenges Of Investigating The Malaysia Airlines Disaster

NPR Moscow correspondent Corey Flintoff, who is following the investigation into the Malaysia Airlines flight that was apparently shot down, answers questions about how it's developing.

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New York's 'Night Of Birmingham Horror' Sparked A Summer Of Riots

The shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer in New York City led to six days of rioting in Harlem and Bedford-Stuyvesant — the first in a series of violent protests in 1964.

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The Challenges Of Investigating The Malaysia Airlines Disaster
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Deep-fried breakfast on-a-stick is a new food at this year's Minnesota State Fair. It contains American and Swiss cheeses, a sausage patty, one egg and Canadian bacon sandwiched between two pancakes, then dipped in a light, sweet batter and deep-fried on a stick. Courtesy of Minnesota State Fair hide caption

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QUIZ: Which Of These State Fair Foods Are Faux?
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In New Film, Zach Braff Asks: How Long Can You Pursue Your Dreams?
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