World http://kgou.org en Can Finishing A Big Bowl Of Ramen Make Dreams Come True? http://kgou.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 21:33:00 +0000 editor 34161 at http://kgou.org Can Finishing A Big Bowl Of Ramen Make Dreams Come True? World Views: July 25, 2014 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-july-25-2014 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s been a busy month for U.S. foreign policy, and Suzette Grillot and Rebecca Cruise talk about how the United States has responded to multiple crises - from the shooting down of the Malaysian airliner in Ukraine, to the situation in Gaza.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Later, a conversation with Venezuelan poet Arturo Gutierrez-Plaza about the literature of Latin America. His work explores the small scenes of everyday life.</span></p><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:30:00 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 34091 at http://kgou.org World Views: July 25, 2014 Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of Minors http://kgou.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 21:09:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 34162 at http://kgou.org Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of Minors In A Complex Web Of Tunnels, Israel Draws Its Red Line http://kgou.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(MDAxNzgwMzIyMDEyMTQ4NzkxNDM0OWYxYg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 34152 at http://kgou.org Gaza Cease-Fire Still Just Out Of Reach: What Does Each Side Want? http://kgou.org/post/gaza-cease-fire-still-just-out-reach-what-does-each-side-want Secretary of State John Kerry is trying again to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, as casualty counts rise inexorably higher. NPR's Emily Harris is in Gaza, and she speaks to Audie Cornish about both sides' demands. <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=Gaza+Cease-Fire+Still+Just+Out+Of+Reach%3A+What+Does+Each+Side+Want%3F&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MDYxNjY4MDEzMTQ2OTkxMzkyOWU2NQ004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 Emily Harris 34153 at http://kgou.org For Islamic State, Victories In Iraq Mean Momentum In Syria http://kgou.org/post/islamic-state-victories-iraq-mean-momentum-syria <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=For+Islamic+State%2C+Victories+In+Iraq+Mean+Momentum+In+Syria&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxNTAxMzAyMDEyOTc4NzE3ODJmZjE0OQ004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 Alice Fordham 34155 at http://kgou.org Central American Leaders Stop By White House To Talk Border Crisis http://kgou.org/post/central-american-leaders-stop-white-house-talk-border-crisis The presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras met with President Obama at the White House Friday, discussing the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border from Central America. So far, Obama has not seen eye to eye with Congress on possible solutions to the crisis. <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=Central+American+Leaders+Stop+By+White+House+To+Talk+Border+Crisis&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwMTk5OTQ0MDEzNDkxMDYyMDQ2MjdiMw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 Tamara Keith 34150 at http://kgou.org In Gaza Conflict, Media Face An Old, Impossible Task: Covering It http://kgou.org/post/gaza-conflict-media-face-old-impossible-task-covering-it Despite sweeping changes in the ways that the news media operate in the digital age, one thing hasn't changed: the difficulties journalists face in covering the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. It's almost impossible to cover it in a way seen as fair by all sides. <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+Gaza+Conflict%2C+Media+Face+An+Old%2C+Impossible+Task%3A+Covering+It&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxNTAxMzAyMDEyOTc4NzE3ODJmZjE0OQ004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 David Folkenflik 34154 at http://kgou.org Leading Ebola Doctor Stricken With The Disease Himself http://kgou.org/post/leading-ebola-doctor-stricken-disease-himself <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=Leading+Ebola+Doctor+Stricken+With+The+Disease+Himself&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM1MzkxMDEyMTY5MDA4NjI2NGQ4Yg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:35:00 +0000 editor 34147 at http://kgou.org Pope Francis To Visit U.S. Next Year http://kgou.org/post/pope-francis-visit-us-next-year Pope Francis has accepted an invitation to visit Philadelphia in September 2015, a trip that would mark his first to the U.S. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:02:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 34133 at http://kgou.org Pope Francis To Visit U.S. Next Year