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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 · Syria will likely meet an upcoming deadline to hand over its declared chemical weapons. But the agreement seems to have emboldened the Syrian regime to use other brutal tactics, including a chemical not covered by the deal.
 
April 24, 2014 | NPR · As diplomatic talks in Geneva have failed to resolve the three-year-old civil war in Syria, the U.S. is undertaking a new covert program to send weapons in support of rebel forces there.
 
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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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May 28, 2013 — Rutgers was rocked by the verbal and physical abuse that a since-fired coach heaped on his players. Its athletic director had to step down. Now, questions have been raised about his replacement's past conduct. Julie Hermann says she's learned from her mistakes. The school says she's right for the job.
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May 26, 2013 — A letter from her former players accuses Julie Hermann of the same kind of abuse that got men's basketball coach Mike Rice fired. Yet Hermann was hired by the university to help it emerge from the Rice scandal.
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May 16, 2013 — Rutgers University welcomes the arrival of new athletic director Julie Hermann as the beginning of a new era, weeks after turmoil engulfed its athletics department. The school's basketball coach was fired last month after videos showed that he verbally and physically abused players during practice.
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Apr 8, 2013 — Men's basketball coach Mike Rice was fired for verbally and physically abusing his players. The school's athletic director then resigned. Now the president also is under pressure.
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Apr 5, 2013 — Eric Murdock says he warned the school about Mike Rice's abusive behavior on several occasions. He alleges, instead of firing Rice, they fired him.
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Apr 5, 2013 — Tim Pernetti did not fire basketball coach Mike Rice in December, after seeing videos of the coach physically and verbally abusing his players. He says he wanted to fire the coach, but university lawyers did not. When those videos surfaced this week, Rice was dismissed. Now Pernetti is out as well.
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Apr 3, 2013 — Video of coach Mike Rice pushing his players, throwing balls at their heads, swearing at them and using gay slurs led to calls for his dismissal.
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Jun 19, 2012 — Dharun Ravi was convicted on charges of bias intimidation and invasion of privacy. In 2010, he used a webcam to spy on his gay roommate, Tyler Clementi, who later committed suicide. The case drew national attention.
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May 30, 2012 — Dharun Ravi says he accepts responsibility for "my thoughtless, insensitive, immature, stupid and childish choices." Tyler Clementi committed suicide shortly after learning Ravi had used a webcam to watch Clementi's romantic encounter with a man.
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May 21, 2012 — Dharun Ravi used a webcam to spy on his gay roommate, who soon after committed suicide. The case has gotten national attention.
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