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April 15, 2014 | NPR · The acting Ukrainian president says his military is advancing against pro-Russian separatists who took over government buildings in eastern Ukraine. The separatists didn't comply with an ultimatum.
 
April 15, 2014 | NPR · As part of NPR's anniversary coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing, Morning Edition co-host David Greene talks to Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick about that day.
 
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April 15, 2014 | NPR · The bloody 1989 crackdown in Beijing changed China, NPR's Louisa Lim explains in a new book. She also chronicles the brutal repression that took place in another city — and remained hidden until now.
 

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April 15, 2014 | NPR · One year has passed since bombs rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The city honored victims of the tragedy Tuesday with a tribute, including speeches from three of the victims themselves.
 
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April 15, 2014 | WBUR · At last year's Boston Marathon, Carol Downing was just half a mile from the finish line when bombs exploded and injured two of her daughters. This year, she's returning to complete the race.
 
April 15, 2014 | NPR · Each April, the shad come back to the Delaware River to spawn, and thousands of anglers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania eagerly await them. Celebrating their annual return is a local spring tradition.
 

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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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Election 2010

Jan 5, 2011 — Check out the faces of the new Republican leadership in the House and see the Democrats who remain in charge of the Senate.
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Nov 23, 2010 — Rep. Dan Maffei, a freshman Democrat from upstate New York (Syracuse), has conceded defeat to Republican challenger Ann Marie Buerkle.
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Nov 23, 2010 — Minnesota, home of a famous recount in its 2008 Senate race, will now recount the 2.1 million votes cast in its still-too-close-to-call gubernatorial race.
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Nov 23, 2010 — The GOP claims another House seat, as Rep. Solomon Ortiz (D), who has been in Congress since the seat was created in 1982, concedes defeat to Republican challenger Blake Farenthold.
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Nov 16, 2010 — Sen. Murkowski has opened a 1,700 point lead over Joe Miller via her write-in votes. Her lead is only expected to grow as the more than 8,000 remaining write-in votes are counted.
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Nov 15, 2010 — President Obama is signaling that he plans to push hard for bipartisanship. It's an appeal to political independents who say they're against gridlock and want the president and congressional leaders to work together.
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Nov 15, 2010 — Boehner tells GOP freshmen they may spend the next 2 years fighting basically fighting Obama. That would seem to rule out him being a compromiser. And the fact that he'll be running Congress rules out a rebel role. So where does that leave him?
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Nov 13, 2010 — The newly elected politicians are coming to Washington, D.C., to get acquainted with the institution they will be joining — an institution they criticized during the campaign. The Tea Party is even holding its own sessions this weekend — before the official House orientation.
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Nov 12, 2010 — Conservative Republicans have a new champion: Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina, whose strategy in the midterm elections has given him new clout in the Republican Party. Behind DeMint's ascent is a combination of faith and fundraising.
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Nov 12, 2010 — Obama said it was hard to get other nations to agree to U.S. terms when he had 65% percent approval. If anything has changed, he said, it's that his ties to other leaders are deeper.
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