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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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Jun 24, 2013 — In two big employment law cases, the U.S. Supreme Court has made it harder for employees to bring discrimination suits about workplace harassment and retaliation.
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Jun 20, 2013 — With little time left on the 2012 term, cases on affirmative action, gay marriage and the Voting Rights Act are still outstanding. The court could rule on any of these as early as today.
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Oct 16, 2012 — Whether food giant Monsanto's practice of patenting crop seeds is legal when farmers have little opportunity to find alternatives may finally get a review from the Supreme Court this year. It has agreed to hear a case in which a farmer planting Monsanto seeds without paying.
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Apr 7, 2010 — Today's Talk: who will replace Justice Stevens, Scrabble-gate, the lives of miners, and Christopher Moore's Bite Me.
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May 27, 2009 — Okay, I have a confession to make. Sometimes I can be a glass-half-empty kind of gal. I find eternal optimists a little irritating. Why, I wonder, do they feel compelled to see the world through rose-colored glasses? Why can't they just face reali...
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May 26, 2009 — Will it really make that much of a difference, if Sotomayor is confirmed, to have both another woman and another ethnic minority representative on the high court? Also, might such a strong focus on her distinctions this early-on lead to unfair exp...
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May 5, 2009 — News of the shocking (not): Women up for Souter's seat being judged on their looks.
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Nov 4, 2008 — The Supreme Court hears arguments in FCC v. Fox Television Stations.
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Jun 23, 2008 — The Supreme Court weighs the constitutional implications of DC's handgun ban.
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May 13, 2008 — In an apartheid appeal, the Supreme Court was forced to deal with recusals and the lack of a quorum. Huh? Tune in, and find out!
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