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April 21, 2014 | NPR · More than 200 people remain missing after the ferry capsized last week. One family was told their daughter was dead instead of missing. It turns out authorities had confused her for another girl.
 
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April 21, 2014 | NPR · The U.S. mainland's only Asian-majority congressional district sits in California's Silicon Valley, where two Indian-American candidates are trying to oust Japanese-American Congressman Mike Honda.
 
April 21, 2014 | NPR · Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most famous journalists, was shot and wounded by gunmen as he was driving down a busy street in Karachi. It's the second such attack this month on a journalist.
 

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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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Prop 8

Jun 28, 2013 — After a circuit court removed a stay that had kept counties from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, Kristin Perry and Sandy Stier, who were plaintiffs in the Proposition 8 case, were at the front of the line to get their marriage license.
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Jun 26, 2013 — The high court has overturned the federal Defense of Marriage Act. It has also returned California's Proposition 8 to a lower appellate court with orders to dismiss it, saying petitioners didn't have standing to bring the challenge.
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Jun 5, 2012 — An appeals court said it will not review an earlier ruling that the ban is unconstitutional. So now, proponents are expected to take their case to the Supreme Court.
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Feb 6, 2012 — The ban was struck down as unconstitutional more than a year ago. Whichever way the appeals court rules, the case is likely to go to the Supreme Court for the final decision.
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Nov 17, 2011 — The governor and other state officials won't defend the initiative's constitutionality. The state court says Proposition 8's supporters can. It's a procedural victory for opponents of same-sex marriage.
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Aug 16, 2010 — California's same-sex ban lasts until at least December as an appeals court has it on review.
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Aug 4, 2010 — A federal judge in California has ruled that the state's ban on same-sex marriage violates the Constitution's guarantee of equal rights for all Americans.
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Jul 30, 2009 — NPR journalists face ethical challenges everyday. Please join me in watching a video discussion on whether NPR journalists should march in gay pride parades.
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