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Skype A Vital Bridge For Palestinians In West Bank, Gaza
By most accounts, the war between Israel and Hamas is getting worse. As the casualties mount, so does the frustration of Palestinian families living apart who rarely if ever get to see each other.
Don't Make Me Come Back There: Toyota's New Parent-Friendly Options
The new Sienna minivan has an optional pull-down mirror to allow better surveillance of the backseat, and a "Driver Easy Speak" feature that lets you speak to the kids without shouting.
$500,000 Gets You A 170-Foot-Tall Ketchup Bottle In Illinois
The condiment container towers above the former Brooks Old Original and Tangy Ketchup factory. The company moved out decades ago; now the space is for sale. It doesn't come with a giant side of fries.
Jenny Lewis Stands Out With 'Voyager'
All Songs Considered features "The Voyager," the new album from Jenny Lewis, a singer known for complicated, emotional lyrics and vivid storytelling. It's part of NPR Music's "First Listen" series.
Rubio Interview Sparks Heated Comments On Immigration, Economy
Steve Inskeep talks to Amy Walter of Cook Political Report about the social media response to his two-part interview with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
U.S. Intelligence Tracking What Happened To Flight MH17
Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have proof that a surface-to-air missile was launched when the airliner went down and have ID'd people in a recorded conversation implicating the culprits.
Obama Adviser Blinken On The Mideast And Ukraine Conflicts
Steve Inskeep speaks with President Obama's Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken about the administration's next moves in Gaza and Ukraine.
Taking Stock Of 2 Tech Giants: What's Next For Apple And Microsoft
Microsoft's new CEO is getting a lot of love from Wall Street, but the company is struggling to stay relevant. And Apple has found its footing again, mostly through a massive stock buyback program.
Airlines Cancel Service To Israel Amid Heightened Aviation Safety Concerns
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.
Long GOP Primary Season Gives Democrats Time To Fill Campaign Coffers
If Democrats lose control of the Senate this fall, it likely won't be for lack of campaign money. The prominent female candidates in particular have healthy campaign accounts.