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April 23, 2014 | NPR · They say they were placed on the list for refusing to inform on other Muslims. The suit is part of a broad wave of cases challenging the secretive no-fly list and U.S. counterterrorism strategies.
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed. But some say the law is a lifeline for the disabled.
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · Shakespeare's Globe Theater aims to take the Bard's iconic play to every country in the world. They'll perform everywhere from prestigious theaters to Pacific island beaches.
 

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April 22, 2014 | NPR · Washington Gov. Jay Inslee offers an update on the deadly mudslides near the town of Oso in March. President Obama is visiting Oso on Tuesday.
 
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April 22, 2014 | NPR · The Army plans to take all Apache attack helicopters from the National Guard. The Guard says that's an insult, but Army leaders say it's not personal — it's just about saving money.
 
April 22, 2014 | NPR · The White House named Neil Eggleston its new top lawyer. He'll have to muster his legal and political skills to deal with a divided Congress and multiple investigations of the Obama's administration.
 

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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 23, 2014 — Investigators are studying a piece of metal discovered on a beach in western Australia to see if it might be debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
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Apr 22, 2014 — The State Department, citing news reports of heightened activity at Pyongyang's test site, says it's closely watching the situation.
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Apr 22, 2014 — Mount Everest expedition leader Todd Burleson is preparing to move his team down the mountain after Sherpa guides decided to call off the season. He discusses the decision, which follows a devastating avalanche that claimed 16 lives.
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Apr 22, 2014 — Members of this Nepalese community are renowned for their climbing skills and remarkable endurance at high altitudes. They are paid well by local standards, but it's a job fraught with risk.
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Apr 22, 2014 — A 37-year-old British woman was detained in the island nation after a taxi driver noticed her Buddha tattoo, which is viewed as a religious affront to the country's dominant religion.
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Apr 22, 2014 — Last week, at least 13 of the Nepalese guides were killed in an avalanche. Sherpas have been discussing a boycott of the climbing season if they aren't given more insurance and other aid.
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Apr 22, 2014 — Although the captain and some of the officers have been called cowards or worse, passengers say other crew members acted heroically. At least seven crew members died or are missing.
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Apr 22, 2014 — A key part of that strategy is the Trans Pacific Partnership — a free trade agreement among 12 Asian-Pacific nations. The trade pact would influence geopolitics and the reshape global trade.
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Apr 21, 2014 — Rod Sullivan, director of graduate programs in logistics and transportation at the Florida Coastal School of Law, explains the law and tradition of the maxim that a captain must go down with his ship.
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Apr 21, 2014 — Growing numbers of Chinese have hired American surrogates, allowing a couple to get around China's ban on the procedure and its birth limits. It also guarantees a coveted U.S. passport.
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