Joanie Mitchell

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One Year After The Coup, Egypt Is Still Divided

In the year since Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was ousted, a military man was elected president and a budding insurgency has grown, as correspondent Leila Fadel tells NPR's Tamara Keith.<p>Transcript<p>TAMARA KEITH, HOST:<p>This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Tamara Keith in for Scott Simon. …

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In Honduras, Gangs Tell Boys To Join Or Be Killed

A large proportion of young people showing up at the southern U.S. border come from Honduras. Societal pressures there, like poverty and gang violence, are fueling the exodus.<p>Transcript<p>TAMARA KEITH, HOST:<p>Many of the unaccompanied children who have crossed the border into the U.S. have come from …

Texas Gov. Testifies On Crisis In Child Immigration

This week the House Committee on Homeland Security met to discuss minors entering the U.S. alone through Texas. NPR's Tamara Keith talks with correspondent John Burnett, who's been covering the surge.<p>Transcript<p>TAMARA KEITH, HOST:<p>This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Tamara Keith in for Scott …

Argentina's World Cup run a welcome distraction from Messi economic news

Critics, though, wish compatriots would pay as much attention to corruption and mismanagement in government as to the footie<p>Inflation is at 40% and rising; the president is entangled in a losing battle with the international "vulture funds" that have put her country on the verge of default; the …

Security tight five years after Xinjiang riot

It has been five years since rioting left almost 200 people dead in the far western Chinese city of Urumqi, in Xinjiang region.<p>The clashes were between migrant Han Chinese and ethnic Muslim Uighurs, who have decried continued violations of their rights as minorities.<p>Security has been tightened …

China's President Visits South Korea, Snubs North Korea

China's president is in Seoul to meet his South Korean counterpart. In a not-so-veiled gibe at North Korea, the two leaders repeated their opposition to nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. Good morning. I'm David Greene. We are …