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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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Jun 18, 2013 — Six former employees and one contractor say Bank of America's mortgage servicing unit consistently lied to homeowners, fraudulently denied loan modifications and offered bonuses to staff for intentionally pushing people into foreclosure, according to a Salon.com report.
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Mar 20, 2012 — When a 14-year-old girl can buy a house for $12,000, is it a sign the market has bottomed?
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Mar 16, 2012 — A former employee describes what life was like inside a giant mortgage lender back in 2006. It's not pretty.
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Feb 9, 2012 — Foreclosures slowed as big banks waited for the details of the settlement to become clear. Now, they're likely to pick up the pace.
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Nov 18, 2011 — Despite his professional training, Carl Richards got sucked into the housing boom like everybody else. Here's what he learned when he got spit out the other side.
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Sep 7, 2011 — "I see the marks on the wall showing how the kids grew over the years."
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Jul 14, 2011 — The number of homes in foreclosure fell sharply in the first half of this year. But that doesn't mean the housing market is getting better.
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Apr 19, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, cell phones and cancer risk, and getting to know your neighbor. In the second hour, the road to foreclosure, Standard and Poor's U.S. credit rating, and your letters.
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Apr 8, 2011 — "It's 3 p.m., time for a makeshift happy hour in the parking lot of Value Place, an extended-stay motel here in town and a haven for those who have been foreclosed upon."
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Oct 7, 2010 — President Obama won't sign legislation that Congress passed in haste that could worsen foreclosures. The Democrats who control Congress are trying to figure out how the bill passed so quickly.
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