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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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Apr 13, 2014 — Greenhouse gas emissions will have to drop 40 to 70 percent by 2050 — and then drop even more, to nearly zero by the end of this century — a new U.N. report says.
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Apr 3, 2014 — Climate change will likely hurt food production, raise food prices and increase hunger. But those calamities may not be inevitable, according to a group of international agriculture researchers.
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Mar 25, 2014 — Invasive weeds are already a big headache for ranchers, who spend thousands of dollars to get rid of them. New research shows that a changing climate is likely to help many of these weeds thrive.
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Mar 19, 2014 — Climate.data.gov is designed to make government data more accessible to researchers and industries trying to adapt to global warming.
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Feb 25, 2014 — A study argues that if we want to cut emissions from meat production, we should help farmers produce more meat with less land. Farmers also need incentives not to cut down forests to graze animals.
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Feb 21, 2014 — The National Climate Data Center says that last month was the fourth-warmest January on record and the 347th consecutive month of temperatures above the 20th century average.
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Feb 19, 2014 — Tom Steyer, a retired hedge-fund investor, is aiming to spend big money to make global warming a priority issue in this year's midterm elections.
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Feb 16, 2014 — The secretary of state spoke to a group of students in the capital, Jakarta, saying climate skeptics "are simply burying their heads in the sand."
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Feb 16, 2014 — Rutgers professor Jennifer Francis says the warming polar air is causing the jet stream to meander, slowing down the march of weather systems across the northern latitudes.
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Feb 5, 2014 — President Obama used an executive order to start a program intended to help farmers and ranchers cope with weather changes that have begun to alter growing seasons and crop health.
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