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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Schoolgirls were kidnapped in Nigeria Tuesday. The suspects are believed to be with a radical group blamed for a bombing Monday. Kelly McEvers talks to Michelle Faul of The Associated Press.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, Heather Abbott has adapted to life with her prostheses, including a blade for running and one that allows her to wear her favorite shoes.
 

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April 15, 2014 | NPR · One year has passed since bombs rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The city honored victims of the tragedy Tuesday with a tribute, including speeches from three of the victims themselves.
 
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April 15, 2014 | WBUR · At last year's Boston Marathon, Carol Downing was just half a mile from the finish line when bombs exploded and injured two of her daughters. This year, she's returning to complete the race.
 
April 15, 2014 | NPR · Each April, the shad come back to the Delaware River to spawn, and thousands of anglers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania eagerly await them. Celebrating their annual return is a local spring tradition.
 

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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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Games and Gamers

Dec 31, 2013 — Harold Goldberg rounds up the very best games of the year, from great games for kids to a blockbuster satire that's more than just criminal.
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Oct 9, 2013Journey is a game that's been widely praised for its beauty and stunning gameplay. But an evening wandering through it with a complete stranger reveals that it also has the ability to reveal tremendous goodwill with no distractions.
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Jun 27, 2013 — Harold Goldberg attended the E3 Expo and brings back news of some of the most promising games on offer.
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Feb 6, 2013 — We talk with the Monopoly iron about its career as a token.
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Dec 31, 2012 — Harold Goldberg runs down his top games of 2012.
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Oct 31, 2012 — Harold Goldberg says that in horror-themed games, sometimes you're the frightener and sometimes you're the frightened. But manipulations of horror and terror can work on you either way.
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Sep 18, 2012 — Commentator Harold Goldberg says Borderlands 2 may not have the story to live up to its terrific dialogue, but it could still be one of the games of the year.
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Aug 31, 2012 — Neda Ulaby looks at SongPop, a rapidly growing music-identification game.
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Aug 21, 2012 — In the game Persona 4 Arena, everything from Jungian psychology to dragon kicking makes for a harrowing universe.
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Jun 22, 2012 — We bounce from chronicles sober and silly to the question of what makes a solid first-person shooter, and confess to being pleased by some of the strangest things.
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