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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Hundreds of civilians have been massacred in the South Sudan town of Bentiu. For more, Steve Inskeep talks to Andrew Green, the South Sudan bureau chief for the Voice of America.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · One year ago, a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 workers. Top retailers have begun inspecting factories more aggressively, but other steps have fallen short.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college aren't always obvious to the public, higher education insiders tell Morning Edition's David Greene.
 

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April 21, 2014 | NPR · Last year a scientist said he'd found a new form of botulinum toxin, and was keeping details secret to keep the recipe from terrorists. But other science and public health labs were shut out, too.
 
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Pharmaceutical companies are suddenly trading entire divisions the way sports teams swap players. Glaxo, Novartis and Ely Lily are all involved in a complicated deal announced Tuesday, and so far this year, five deals exceeding $2 billion have been announced. What's driving the deal-making?
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · For decades, a mysterious quacking "bio-duck" has been heard roaming the waters of the Southern Ocean. Now scientists say the source is a whale.
 

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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 1, 2014 — Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former top aide to President Obama, find himself facing a challenge from another politician who was once close to Obama?
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Mar 24, 2014 — The Blue Line train jumped tracks at the airport around 2:50 a.m. local time Monday. Officials say none of the injuries are life-threatening.
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Mar 4, 2014 — Supporters of the Affordable Care Act are working in Chicago and several other cities to sign up cabbies for health insurance as the March 31 open enrollment deadline nears.
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Feb 1, 2014 — The 71-year-old was taken to Chicago's Northwestern Memorial Hospital after returning from a business trip in Arizona. He is undergoing tests in the hospital's intensive care unit.
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Jan 30, 2014 — The Cronut is old news. A Chicago restaurant offers the latest doughnut hybridization: an impossible mix of doughnut-fried sweetness and crumbly biscuitness.
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Jan 28, 2014 — In extreme cold, beer is particularly vulnerable when it's waiting to go into "the beer house." The bottles and cans are fairly safe as long as the cars they're in are kept moving, a train conductor says.
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Jan 16, 2014 — The Committee on the Rights of the Child takes church officials to task for their handling of sex abuse allegations, saying the Holy See must "take all appropriate measures" to keep children safe.
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Oct 21, 2013 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Two Bagger from Lucky's Sandwich Co. in Chicago. Weirdly, it was delivered in just one bag.
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Sep 24, 2013 — Four people have now been charged in connection with Thursday's shooting at Cornell Square Park on the city's South Side. Thirteen people were wounded in the incident, which police say is likely gang-related.
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Sep 23, 2013 — The attack at a park in the city's South Side last Thursday sparked outrage. Among those injured: a 3-year-old boy. He's recovering from a bullet wound to his head.
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