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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 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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Mar 10, 2014 — A new survey of Americans aged 18 to 32 includes some troubling news for the GOP. But the findings also suggest that few millennials see big differences between the two major parties.
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Feb 20, 2014 — Canada is still tops for Americans, Gallup says. But the polling company says attitudes toward other countries have shifted — particularly for North Korea and Russia.
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Jan 8, 2014 — The uptick reflects a trend in recent years toward eschewing party labels. It's a shift that's hurt the GOP more than the Democratic Party.
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Jan 2, 2014 — A new Pew survey showing that belief in evolution has dropped among Republicans is fueling critics who argue the GOP is anti-science. But Republican strategists say it's not an issue that will matter at the polls.
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Nov 15, 2013 — The American public is clearly ticked off. How mad are voters? By some measures, angrier than at any point in decades.
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Nov 1, 2013 — Just a few weeks ago, pollster Bill McInturff characterized the high negative ratings for Congress and the president as "ripples that will take a long time to resolve." Now, with new polling that suggests even deeper voter frustration, he says the political climate is even worse than before.
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Oct 23, 2013 — In a report about the post-shutdown political environment, a prominent Republican pollster finds the GOP brand has taken a huge hit over the past month.
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Oct 16, 2013 — Since 2010, negative views toward the Tea Party have nearly doubled, and the number of "very unfavorable" views of the group has tripled.
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Oct 7, 2013 — New polling shows that both parties are taking a hit over the shutdown, but Republicans are bearing the brunt of the blame from the American public.
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Sep 24, 2013 — The American public wants Congress to keep the federal government operating and deal with the health care law separately, according to a new poll. But they aren't overly optimistic that the two sides will agree on a spending bill in time to avoid a federal government shutdown on Oct. 1.
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