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All Things Considered for July 29, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney places a prayer note as he visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Sunday. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Eye On The Jewish Vote, Romney Commits To Israel

Eye On The Jewish Vote, Romney Commits To Israel

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An old taxi is pushed toward a vehicle license office to be exchanged for an import permit in Yangon, Myanmar. As many Burmese citizens take cars as an investment, many imports are sold and resold with a higher markup. Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Cars For Clunkers: Myanmar Swaps Old Rides For New

Cars For Clunkers: Myanmar Swaps Old Rides For New

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Spectators at the 2012 Olympic Games in London are likely to hear one of DJ Earworm's pop pairings that span genres and generations. Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Olympic Mashups Make The Mood In London

Olympic Mashups Make The Mood In London

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Killer Joe (2012) is the latest film from William Friedkin, the director of The French Connection and The Exorcist. The movie, which stars Matthew McConaughey, earned an NC-17 rating for its violent content. LD Entertainment hide caption

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Matthew McConaughey's Year Of Acting Dangerously

Matthew McConaughey's Year Of Acting Dangerously

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Detroit-born singer Maureen McDonald, who goes by MoZella, says she wanted her new album to sound like the music her mother grew up on and loved. Robert Carter/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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MoZella: Recording An Homage To The Motor City

MoZella: Recording An Homage To The Motor City

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All Things Considered for July 28, 2012

The cross on the steeple of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Henryville, Ind. A recent Gallup poll says only 44 percent of Americans have "great confidence" in organized religion. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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U.S. Still Religious, But Trust In Institutions Wanes

U.S. Still Religious, But Trust In Institutions Wanes

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Ryan Lochte smiles on the podium with his new gold medal after winning the men's 400m individual medley in London Saturday. Lochte is wearing a dental accessory known as grillz, in the shape of the American flag. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lochte Cruises To Win Gold, Beating Phelps In The 400 IM

Lochte Cruises To Win Gold, Beating Phelps In The 400 IM

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Inspired by the movie Robin Hood, Olympic sound man Dennis Baxter places microphones along the path to the target to capture the sound of arrows in flight. Paul Gilham/Getty Images hide caption

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Making The Olympics Sound Right, From A 'Swoosh' To A 'Splash'

Making The Olympics Sound Right, From A 'Swoosh' To A 'Splash'

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Computer experts say mobile phones are prime targets for hacking because of the ways they connect to networks. Adele Hampton/NPR hide caption

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Hackers Convene To Find Mobile Security Flaws

Hackers Convene To Find Mobile Security Flaws

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In his new book, Iain Sinclair bemoans what the construction of Olympic Park and the Olympic Stadium has done to his East London neighborhood. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images hide caption

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For U.K. Author, Games A 'Smoke And Circuses' Affair

For U.K. Author, Games A 'Smoke And Circuses' Affair

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Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova in Once. Fox Searchlight /AP hide caption

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The Movie Kasi Lemmons Has 'Seen A Million Times'

The Movie Kasi Lemmons Has 'Seen A Million Times'

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Uruguayan musician and producer Juan Campodónico records as Campo. Matilde Campodónico/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Across Latin America, Making Cumbia Modern

Across Latin America, Making Cumbia Modern

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