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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 19, 2014 | NPR · The military's training center at Fort Irwin in California is complete with mock Middle Eastern villages. But as the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan winds down, how will this facility change?
 
April 19, 2014 | NPR · In the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the opposing camps seem increasingly entrenched, despite a diplomatic effort to ease tensions. Pro-Russian forces refuse to leave occupied buildings and public squares in the east. It's an uneasy Easter weekend and neither side is willing to budge.
 
April 19, 2014 | NPR · Russia is in the middle of a planned upgrade and expansion of its military forces, but global affairs professor Mark Galeotti tells NPR's Arun Rath that Russia's military has its limits.
 

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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 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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Mindless Arcade Friday

Jun 22, 2012 — Get through the Friday doldrums with this diversion into the exciting world of the essay-correcting graduate student.
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Apr 20, 2012 — Sometimes, you can't help who you love, even if they try to eat your brains.
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Oct 21, 2011 — For this week's Mindless Arcade Friday, a game about fonts. And cheese.
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Sep 23, 2011 — For this week's Mindless Arcade Friday, we play a game with sparkles and diamonds and sparkles!
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Jun 3, 2011 — For this week's Mindless Arcade Friday, Peter plays "George Plimpton's Video Falconry."
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May 27, 2011 — The thing about playing an online game about making tacos is it reminds you of real tacos, so make sure and have one handy!
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Apr 8, 2011 — Suspend what you know to be true about the distant past and help a hapless little dinosaur flee extinction.
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Apr 1, 2011 — Zombies are like people. They will do anything for a delicious snack. Even fall off a cliff.
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Mar 4, 2011 — For this week's Mindless Arcade Friday: not so much a game as a series of decisions posed by a crazy person with some programming skills and access to a computer.
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Feb 25, 2011 — Ever wondered if you'd be a good at teaching kindergarten, or juggling juggling balls? Test your multitasking skills here.
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