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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23, 2014 | NPR · Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed.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. It will perform everywhere from prestigious theaters to Pacific island beaches.
 

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April 21, 2014 | NPR · Last year a scientist said he'd found a new form of botulinum toxin, and was keeping details secret to keep the recipe from terrorists. But other science and public health labs were shut out, too.
 
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Pharmaceutical companies are suddenly trading entire divisions the way sports teams swap players. Glaxo, Novartis and Ely Lily are all involved in a complicated deal announced Tuesday, and so far this year, five deals exceeding $2 billion have been announced. What's driving the deal-making?
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · For decades, a mysterious quacking "bio-duck" has been heard roaming the waters of the Southern Ocean. Now scientists say the source is a whale.
 

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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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Talk of the Nation

Jul 11, 2013 — An icon of radio has passed on with the cancellation of Talk of the Nation. The decision was a management prerogative, but I join with the many hundreds of you who have written in mourning. Some of your letters may help the replacement, Here & Now. We are all listening.
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Jun 27, 2013Highlights magazine salutes Talk of the Nation with this "Check... and Double Check" game featuring Neal Conan.
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Jun 26, 2013 — All this week we are remembering our favorite moments during the 21-year-run of Talk of the Nation. Former Editor Barrie Hardymon says working with Neal was a true highlight.
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Jun 25, 2013Talk of the Nation has been part of public radio's national conversation with listeners over the past 22 years. As the program comes to an end this week, we've received emails and calls from the dedicated fans who have made Talk of the Nation part of their listening day.
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Jun 25, 2013 — All this week we are remembering our favorite moments during the 21-year-run of Talk of the Nation. Senior Editor Scott Cameron told us about one moment that has led to many more unforgettable interviews.
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Jun 24, 2013 — All this week, we are remembering our favorite moments from the 21-year-run of Talk of the Nation. Supervising Senior Producer Carline Watson shares with us two of her favorite TOTN interviews and an excerpt from each of those conversations that still make her smile... and maybe blush a little too.
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Jun 19, 2013 — All grown-up child star Mara Wilson sat down with Talk of the Nation Host Neal Conan to talk about the pressures of child stardom and her new passion, playwriting. Before she left, she showed us a little love.
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Jun 13, 2013 — India.Arie's Talk of the Nation interview today wasn't the first time she's been in for an interview, but it was the first time she had a chance to join the NPR love club. And we're excited to report that she couldn't resist the chance to express her NPR affection.
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Feb 25, 2013 — Malik Bendjelloul talked to NPR Host Neal Conan back when he was "just" a Best Documentary nominee. Last night he won the Oscar for Searching for Sugar Man, but earlier this month he won our hearts with NPR love.
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Jan 28, 2013 — For NPR and Member Stations, it is the callers that make the call-in programs, and there is somewhat of a formula to producing a great show. NPR's Sue Goodwin, WBUR's Alex Kingsbury, and NHPR's Keith Shields discuss the recipe for the secret sauce.
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