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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 · 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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Feb 24, 2014 — Netflix and Comcast ended their video streaming feud over the weekend, when Netflix agreed to pay the cable giant for direct access to consumers.
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Apr 4, 2013 — Recent scientific research links hearing impairment with dementia. Commentator Barbara J. King says widespread availability of closed-captioned films could help.
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Oct 10, 2011 — Bowing to customers' anger and confusion, the company is backpedaling on a move to divide its streaming and DVD movie offerings. Netflix is doing away with its Qwikster service before it even launches — but it's keeping the price increases announced in July.
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Sep 19, 2011 — The company says DVDs-by-mail and streaming movies on the Web have become two different businesses with different cost structures. Now, you can pay for just one or the other — or both, of course.
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Jul 13, 2011 — NATO says troops died in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan; an oil pipeline is reportedly bombed in Syria, Los Angeles city councilwoman Janice Hahn wins special congressional election; movie rental company Netflix boosts fees; and the National League wins the All Star Game
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Apr 27, 2011 — I just found out I have a disease. It's called, "Netflix Streaming Syndrome." Actually, to be fair, it's more like Netflix/Hulu/Xfinity/Amazon/YouTube Streaming Syndrome. While our streaming obsession is easy to laugh off, there's something to be said about our addiction to immediate media content.
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Nov 22, 2010 — Being old enough to remember vinyl records, 8-track tapes, cassettes and Betamax, we know a little something about the demise of once popular ways to be entertained.
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Aug 11, 2009 — Netflix handles a mind-numbing array of DVDs every day in a complex series of warehouses that are kept tucked away and top secret. Until now.
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Oct 14, 2008 — I may get around to letting Netflix send me A Foreign Affair but first I just want to see Iron Man.
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