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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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Apr 6, 2014 — Author Peter Matthiessen, who used fiction and nonfiction to explore how man relates to nature, has died at 86. The revered naturalist and novelist had been suffering from leukemia.
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Mar 31, 2014 — His innovations helped thousands of people enjoy life on and in the water. Alter helped perfect a foam-core surfboard in the 1950s. Then he designed an iconic catamaran.
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Mar 16, 2014 — When he introduced Brenner as a guest on his show for the first time, Johnny Carson described him this way: "He's very clever. Somewhat warped."
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Mar 9, 2014 — William Clay Ford, a descendant of auto industry pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died at age 88. He bought the NFL team in 1963.
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Feb 12, 2014 — The multitalented Sid Caesar, who took live and complex comedy skits on the air as a pioneer in 1950s TV, has died at 91. Caesar, who established a new comedic tradition in America before he was 30, died in Los Angeles this week.
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Feb 10, 2014 — Sociologist and public intellectual Stuart Hall, who helped shape conversations about race and gender, has died at 82. For decades, the Jamaican-born Hall taught at Britain's Birmingham University.
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Feb 6, 2014 — Ralph Kiner, a home run-hitting Hall of Famer who starred for the Pittsburgh Pirates and later helped define the New York Mets' broadcasts, has died at 91. He was a frequent all-star who later became a favorite of Mets fans and players.
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Jan 9, 2014 — Born LeRoi Jones, the influential poet and award-winning playwright didn't shy away from social criticism and controversy.
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Oct 26, 2013 — Wallace is known to generations of TV fans for distinctly different roles on The Bob Newhart Show, as Carol Kester, and as school-weary teacher Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons.
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Jul 31, 2013 — His books became icons of rural life in Texas. Graves' 1960 memoir, Goodbye to a River, recounts a canoe trip along a doomed waterway he knew in his youth. The book "was quickly recognized as a classic," NPR member station KERA reports.
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