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Jailed For 3 Months In Mexico, U.S. Marine Reservist Gets Hearing

Andrew Tahmooressi maintains he took a wrong turn and mistakenly drove into Tijuana with his guns, which are legally registered in the U.S. The case has inflamed cross border tensions.
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Mistrust Overshadows U.S. Talks With China

From climate change to counterterrorism, an increasing number of issues require China's cooperation. U.S. officials are in Beijing for 2 days of meetings known as the Strategic and Economic Dialogue.
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Rumors Motivate Central American Kids To Set Out For U.S. Border

Steve Inskeep talks to Eric Olson of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Alfredo Corchado of the Dallas Morning News, who's in Honduras, about what's driving the influx of young illegal migrants.
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The Little Spacecraft That Couldn't

A team of volunteer space cowboys may have to say goodbye to ISEE-3 and to their dream of reviving for a final mission the creaky, 36-year-old hardware. Failed tests Wednesday suggest a fuel problem.
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Man Tied To Nazis Dies In Michigan At Age 93

John Kalymon, who became a U.S. citizen in 1955, was under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II. But he had denied he had ever shot at Jews.
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On Opposite Sides Of Israeli-Gaza Border, Feeling The Same Fears

The escalating conflict around the Gaza Strip has turned daily routines upside down. A family in Ashkelon, Israel, and one in Gaza City both take shelter — and struggle to keep their children safe.
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Dublin Has Garth's Heart, But Not His Concerts Anymore

Garth Brooks has cancelled five concerts after the Dublin City Council refused to grant him more than three. Melissa Block speaks to Rachel Flaherty of The Irish Times about the controversy.
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Amid Bloodshed, Brotherhood: Links Forged From Iraq's Game Of Rings

In Iraq, a Ramadan game called Mheibbis brings even Sunnis and Shiites together in peaceful competition.
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The Plight Of Mosul's Museum: Iraqi Antiquities At Risk Of Ruin

Christopher Dickey, foreign editor for the Daily Beast, speaks to Melissa Block about the dangers facing antiquities in a museum and other archaeological sites in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
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The Rockets From Hamas, And The Iron Dome That Could Use Patching

For more on the rockets now used by Hamas and Hezbollah, Robert Siegel speaks with Ted Postol, a professor of science, technology and national security policy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Postol also comments on Israel's pursuit of an upgraded defense system.

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