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April 18, 2014 | NPR · The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

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April 18, 2014 | NPR · It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the breakthrough Ukraine deal and the new health care enrollment numbers.
 
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April 18, 2014 | NPR · Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.
 

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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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Mar 5, 2012 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the science of political consistency, and on the opinion page, writer Soraya Chemaly explains why she left the Catholic church. In the second hour, the role of women in Islamist governments, and Teller (of Penn & Teller) talks about the psychology of magic.
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Feb 13, 2012 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, how to close the achievement gap between rich and poor, and the opinion page looks at Syria. In the second hour, the U.S. Constitution, and remembering Whitney Houston.
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Feb 6, 2012 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the history and goals of the Responsibility to Protect, and the opinion page looks at ***. In the second hour, the drop in America's unemployment rate, and a bike commuter's quest to catch a bike thief.
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Jan 30, 2012 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the ongoing crisis in Syria, and Freddie Mac bets against homeowners. In the second hour, paying for online news, and on the Opinion Page, Israeli journalist Ronen Bergman predicts Israel's attack on Iran.
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Nov 7, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the new politics of race, and the opinion page looks at how Iran lost Iraq. In the second hour, P.J. O'Rourke talks about his latest book, Holidays in Heck, and vacations gone wrong.
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Oct 24, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, President Obama's decision to pull American troops out of Iraq. In the second hour, filmmaker Guillermo del Toro talks about his latest novel, The Night Eternal, and the opinion page looks at "militarized urbanism".
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Oct 17, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the role of mid-sized businesses in driving the economy, and the opinion page looks at the Occupy Wall Street protests. In the second hour, West Side Story 50 years later, and historian Victor Davis Hanson talks about his book, The End of Sparta.
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Oct 3, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, a look at accusations about Pakistan's Intelligence agency, and the opinion page considers the legality of the drone attack that killed Anwar al-Awlaki. In the second hour, the reality of life after prostate cancer surgery, and drug violence along the US-Mexico border.
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Sep 26, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, military drones and their role in foreign policy, remembering Wangari Maathai, and the opinion page. In the second hour, the author of The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens, and the idea behind the film, Moneyball.
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Sep 19, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, new programs that offer a way out of poverty, and President Obama's plan to cut the deficit. In the second hour, actor Hal Holbrook reflects on his life and career, and the opinion page.
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