World http://publicradioeast.org en The Reasons Why Israel's Military Is In Such A Tough Fight http://publicradioeast.org/post/reasons-why-israels-military-such-tough-fight Ever since its sweeping victory in the Six-Day War of 1967, Israel has been regarded as the dominant military power in the Middle East. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:52:00 +0000 Greg Myre 47311 at http://publicradioeast.org The Reasons Why Israel's Military Is In Such A Tough Fight Video: Haboob, A Huge Dust Storm, Hits Phoenix Area http://publicradioeast.org/post/video-haboob-huge-dust-storm-hits-phoenix-area A dust storm reported to be more than 3,000 feet high hit Phoenix Friday, limiting visibility and threatening to reshape landscapes and leave a coating of grit in its wake. Striking photos show a wall of dust pushing its way across neighborhoods and streets in the Phoenix metro region in the Valley.<p>The storm is commonly referred to as a haboob, from the Arabic word for an intense summer dust storm. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:22:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 47310 at http://publicradioeast.org Israel And Hamas Reportedly Agree To 12-Hour Truce http://publicradioeast.org/post/israel-and-hamas-reportedly-agree-12-hour-truce A humanitarian cease-fire lasting 12 hours could begin in Gaza on Saturday, as Hamas says it has agreed to a temporary peace and Israeli media are reporting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has also approved the plan. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:08:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 47309 at http://publicradioeast.org Israel And Hamas Reportedly Agree To 12-Hour Truce From Steel to Leather: An Entrepreneur's Story http://publicradioeast.org/post/steel-leather-entrepreneurs-story <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=From+Steel+to+Leather%3A+An+Entrepreneur%27s+Story&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MjcxMDEyMTY4NDQ0MzA5ZWJiNg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:04:00 +0000 editor 47298 at http://publicradioeast.org How to Succeed When You Return from Prison http://publicradioeast.org/post/how-succeed-when-you-return-prison <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=How+to+Succeed+When+You+Return+from+Prison&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MjcxMDEyMTY4NDQ0MzA5ZWJiNg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:04:00 +0000 editor 47299 at http://publicradioeast.org A Postcard from Exodus http://publicradioeast.org/post/postcard-exodus <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=A+Postcard+from+Exodus&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MjcxMDEyMTY4NDQ0MzA5ZWJiNg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:04:00 +0000 editor 47300 at http://publicradioeast.org Prediction http://publicradioeast.org/post/prediction-69 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Prediction&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMjUwMzQ2MDEyNjIyMDkxNjA1MzMzYw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 47301 at http://publicradioeast.org Lightning Fill In The Blank http://publicradioeast.org/post/lightning-fill-blank-72 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Lightning+Fill+In+The+Blank&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMjUwMzQ2MDEyNjIyMDkxNjA1MzMzYw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 47302 at http://publicradioeast.org Limericks http://publicradioeast.org/post/limericks-72 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Limericks&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMjUwMzQ2MDEyNjIyMDkxNjA1MzMzYw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 47303 at http://publicradioeast.org Panel Round Two http://publicradioeast.org/post/panel-round-two-73 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Panel+Round+Two&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMjUwMzQ2MDEyNjIyMDkxNjA1MzMzYw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 47304 at http://publicradioeast.org Bluff The Listener http://publicradioeast.org/post/bluff-listener-76 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Bluff+The+Listener&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMjUwMzQ2MDEyNjIyMDkxNjA1MzMzYw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 47305 at http://publicradioeast.org Panel Round One http://publicradioeast.org/post/panel-round-one-56 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Panel+Round+One&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMjUwMzQ2MDEyNjIyMDkxNjA1MzMzYw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 47306 at http://publicradioeast.org Good News http://publicradioeast.org/post/good-news <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Good+News&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMjUwMzQ2MDEyNjIyMDkxNjA1MzMzYw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 47307 at http://publicradioeast.org In Which Colin Firth Debunks Some Myths About Working With Woody Allen http://publicradioeast.org/post/which-colin-firth-debunks-some-myths-about-working-woody-allen In<em> Magic in the Moonlight</em>, a new film from Woody Allen, Colin Firth plays a 1920s stage magician who is also an expert at debunking spiritualists. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:33:00 +0000 editor 47297 at http://publicradioeast.org In Which Colin Firth Debunks Some Myths About Working With Woody Allen Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of Minors http://publicradioeast.org/post/obama-us-central-america-share-responsibility-influx-minors President Obama met with the leaders of three Central American countries at the White House on Friday, telling them that they share responsibility with Washington for stemming an influx of children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.<p>Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina and Salvadoran President Salvador Sanchez Ceren discussed the growing humanitarian crisis with Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.<p>The Associated Press says Obama told the leaders he wants to stem the flow of children. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:57:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 47280 at http://publicradioeast.org Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of Minors Gurrumul, An Unlikely International Star, Reaches U.S. Ears http://publicradioeast.org/post/gurrumul-unlikely-international-star-reaches-us-ears The Australian musician and singer-songwriter Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, who goes by simply Gurrumul, is an international star. He has sung a duet with <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15397433/sting" target="_blank">Sting</a>, performed for Britain's Royal Family and President Obama and even graced the cover of <em>Rolling Stone</em>, who called him "Australia's most important voice." That's remarkable for a man who was born blind, is extremely shy and doesn't speak much English.<p>Gurrumul's songs, like his own life, encompass a span of human experience as great as any on earth. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:45:00 +0000 NPR Staff 47292 at http://publicradioeast.org Gurrumul, An Unlikely International Star, Reaches U.S. Ears If Dogs Feel Jealousy, It May Run Deeper In Us Than We'd Thought http://publicradioeast.org/post/if-dogs-feel-jealousy-it-may-run-deeper-us-wed-thought <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=If+Dogs+Feel+Jealousy%2C+It+May+Run+Deeper+In+Us+Than+We%27d+Thought&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwODU1OTg0MDEzNjAxMDAzNTk2NTIwYw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:45:00 +0000 editor 47294 at http://publicradioeast.org Pa. Hospital Sees Gun Fight Between Psychiatrist And Patient http://publicradioeast.org/post/pa-hospital-sees-gun-fight-between-psychiatrist-and-patient <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Pa.+Hospital+Sees+Gun+Fight+Between+Psychiatrist+And+Patient&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyNDY5ODMwMDEyMjg3NjMzMTE1ZjE2MA001)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:45:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 47295 at http://publicradioeast.org Can Finishing A Big Bowl Of Ramen Make Dreams Come True? http://publicradioeast.org/post/can-finishing-big-bowl-ramen-make-dreams-come-true You can find ramen, the Japanese noodle soup that's meant to be slurped, almost anywhere in the U.S. these days. Ramen shops continue to pop up, and you can find renditions on the menus of restaurants and gastropubs.<p>But there's a truly funky noodle spot in Cambridge called <a href="http://www.yumewokatare.com/">Yume Wo Katare</a> that serves more than just ramen.<p>There aren't many restaurants where you get praised by everyone around you for clearing your plate or bowl. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:45:00 +0000 editor 47281 at http://publicradioeast.org Can Finishing A Big Bowl Of Ramen Make Dreams Come True? In A Complex Web Of Tunnels, Israel Draws Its Red Line http://publicradioeast.org/post/complex-web-tunnels-israel-draws-its-red-line <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=In+A+Complex+Web+Of+Tunnels%2C+Israel+Draws+Its+Red+Line&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxOTQ5MTI3MDEyMjA5MDI1OTZmMjJkOQ001)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:45:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 47282 at http://publicradioeast.org