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Israeli-Gaza Conflict Squeezes Palestinian Leader On All Sides

The recent violence has increased stress and exposed rifts among Palestinians. Nearly everything Mahmoud Abbas does angers either moderates or hard-liners, making his position almost untenable.
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Israel Accepts Cease-Fire Proposal From Egypt

Israel's Security Cabinet has accepted Egypt's proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas in Gaza. Hamas has not yet formally accepted the plan.
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Hopes And Hazards Of A Cease-Fire: A View From Israel

Robert Siegel talks to Michael Oren, former Israeli ambassador to the U.S., about the Israeli air and missile strikes in Gaza and what would need to happen to bring about a cease-fire.
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Hopes And Hazards Of A Cease-Fire: A View From Gaza City

For a Gazan perspective on the prospect of a cease-fire, Robert Siegel talks to Mukhaimer Abu Sada, a political scientist at Al-Azhar University. They discuss the Israeli air strikes in Gaza and what must happen before fighting settles.
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Germans Return Home With World Cup, Already Worried About Next One

Nearly every team left the World Cup on a sour note, having returned with less than the championship. The one exception? The Cup-winning Germans, whose victory has reverberated throughout the country.
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West Bank: Strewn With Broken Glass And Caught In The Crosshairs

For the first time, rockets from Hamas caused damage in Palestinian areas of the West Bank. Reporter Daniel Estrin surveys a damaged home and asks Palestinians how they feel about getting caught in the crossfire.
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Over 2 Years Since Its Wreck, The Costa Concordia Floats Again

The Costa Concordia cruise crashed into a reef and capsized over two years ago. On Monday, the most complicated part of the operation to refloat the ship was completed successfully.
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In Europe, Google Stumbles Between Free Speech And Privacy

Europe's highest court left Google with the responsibility of balancing the privacy rights of citizens with the public interest — and it's a tough balancing act.
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Between Hamas And Israel, What Might An Endgame Look Like?

Both Israel and Hamas say they are unwilling to sign on to a bare-bones cease-fire. Some say the key to peace may be empowering the moderate Fatah party, but it's unclear who could broker such a deal.
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Sandwich Monday: The Teriyaki Tofu Burger From Gabutto Burger

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a burger that replaces the beef with a deep-fried tofu patty.

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