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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.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

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April 18, 2014 | NPR · It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the breakthrough Ukraine deal and the new health care enrollment numbers.
 
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April 18, 2014 | NPR · Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.
 

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April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

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National Geographic

Nov 21, 2013 — Paul Salopek has discovered that the best way to a storyteller is by foot.
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May 6, 2013 — Unless you have an icebreaker or a helicopter, you'll probably only see this remote Russian nature preserve in photos. It's inhospitable and practically inaccessible, but the island's wildlife — including arctic fox, polar bears and musk oxen — are a strong draw for scientists and photographers.
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Mar 15, 2013 — Science writer Carl Zimmer says we're not going to bring back dinosaurs. But we might be able to resurrect other extinct species.
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Feb 22, 2013 — For one of these night photographs to turn out, the stars have to align — almost literally.
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Feb 5, 2013 — Afghanistan's Kyrgyz nomads call home "the roof of the world," though by most standards, it's hardly homey.
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Jan 7, 2013 — More than 22,000 entries have been whittled down to just a few winners.
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Jan 5, 2013 — Photographer Eugene Richards explains why, 40 years after his first visit to the Arkansas Delta, he decided to go back.
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Dec 13, 2012 — Those numbers represent one giant sequoia. Oh, also: The "President," as it's called, is more than 3,000 years old.
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Nov 20, 2012 — The Gaza Strip faces tight restrictions from Israel, and this has led to an elaborate system of smuggling tunnels linked to neighboring Egypt. National Geographic examines the tunnels in a piece that has appeared just as Gaza has returned to the forefront of the news.
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Sep 21, 2012 — With such detail and complexity, one can see why ivory sculptures would be coveted and sold at a high price
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