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April 18, 2014 | NPR · The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
 
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April 20, 2014 | NPR · California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the state and the U.S.
 
April 20, 2014 | NPR · It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
 
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April 20, 2014 | WBUR · Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Apr 20, 2014 — Sean Lennon has made one of the best recordings of his career, with help from bassist, singer and partner Charlotte Kemp Muhl. The two follow their acoustic debut with a fabulously fuzzy rock album.
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Apr 20, 2014 — The first solo album from the former Distillers singer feels like a time capsule from the '90s — when powerful, not conventionally pretty vocals attained massive mainstream cultural capital.
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Apr 20, 2014 — Macroscopic is a frightening and enlightening journey - one that has no boundaries, and the kind of musicianship needed to make it a memorable experience.
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Apr 20, 2014 — The band, known for its glorious guitar noise, opts for a synthesizer-driven sound.
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Apr 19, 2014 — The songs, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Songs host in his tracks. This week: A cat video, a live double rainbow and all the soles you can shake a camera at.
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Apr 19, 2014 — Wainwright creates music that is theatrical, emotional and operatic. He stopped by NPR's studios to perform a few of his hits.
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Apr 18, 2014 — Today we've got a live performance with the Philadelphia-based band. We'll also learn about perfectionist Adam Granduciel's creative process and relationship with early band member Kurt Vile.
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Apr 18, 2014 — The singer-songwriter has come a long way from the shy solo sets of his early career. He's found his voice in outward-looking, confident material.
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Apr 18, 2014 — Can you identify a song when it's stripped down to a just few seconds of isolated drum pounding? This week's puzzler comes courtesy of Bon Iver drummer Sean Carey, otherwise known as S. Carey.
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Apr 17, 2014 — A reader asks, "Will there be a place for cassette tapes in the future? What should I do with cassette tapes — especially those beloved mixtapes — that don't have a place to live anymore?"
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