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April 15, 2014 | NPR · The acting Ukrainian president says his military is advancing against pro-Russian separatists who took over government buildings in eastern Ukraine. The separatists didn't comply with an ultimatum.
 
April 15, 2014 | NPR · As part of NPR's anniversary coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing, Morning Edition co-host David Greene talks to Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick about that day.
 
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April 15, 2014 | NPR · The bloody 1989 crackdown in Beijing changed China, NPR's Louisa Lim explains in a new book. She also chronicles the brutal repression that took place in another city — and remained hidden until now.
 

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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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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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