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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Schoolgirls were kidnapped in Nigeria Tuesday. The suspects are believed to be with a radical group blamed for a bombing Monday. Kelly McEvers talks to Michelle Faul of The Associated Press.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, Heather Abbott has adapted to life with her prostheses, including a blade for running and one that allows her to wear her favorite shoes.
 

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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 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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Finance

Feb 21, 2014 — The financial crisis left Wall Street with an image problem. Yet recruits continue to sign up. What's driving today's young bankers and how is that changing?
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Feb 20, 2014 — A reporter shadowed eight young people during their first two years on Wall Street, when the bailouts were still fresh and anti-Wall Street sentiments were running high.
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Jan 22, 2014 — On today's show: Three stories about people who, intentionally or not, found themselves breaking the rules.
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Jan 15, 2014 — Americans use debit cards more often than any other form of payment. Cash is still used more often than credit cards.
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Jan 10, 2014 — An obscure provision in the finance overhaul is causing problems for small banks. It turns out, it's hard to figure out which risks banks should be allowed to take.
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Nov 15, 2013 — Two Nobel laureates disagree on a basic economic question: Is it possible to reliably spot bubbles before they burst?
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Oct 14, 2013 — The three winners of today's Nobel Prize in economics differ not only in their conclusions, but also in their ways of knowing.
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Oct 14, 2013 — Three economists won the Nobel for their work on the prices of stocks and other assets. Two of the winners have very different views about bubbles.
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Oct 4, 2013 — Why does it take so long to send money from one bank account to another?
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Sep 13, 2013 — On today's show, we replay key moments from the crisis of 2008. And we ask: Are we safer now than we were five years ago?
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