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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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Apr 18, 2014 — I had been NPR's White House correspondent for four months. On Thursday, I asked my first question at a presidential press conference. This is how it happened.
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Apr 6, 2014 — Seeking to advance the cause of equal pay for women, President Obama plans to sign am executive order Tuesday barring federal contractors from retaliating against employees who compare salaries.
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Mar 19, 2014 — Climate.data.gov is designed to make government data more accessible to researchers and industries trying to adapt to global warming.
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Dec 20, 2013 — The president and his family are due to leave Friday evening for a two-week vacation in Hawaii. Before they take off, Obama will hold a year-end news conference.
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Nov 12, 2013 — Science, politics and policy often make for a wicked mix, says commentator Adam Frank. Understanding each for what it really is should help put us on the path to making better decisions for our future.
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Oct 24, 2013 — The White House looked remarkably different Thursday night. It was bathed in pink light to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the millions who have battled the disease.
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Oct 23, 2013 — Jofi Joseph, who worked on issues related to nuclear non-proliferation, was tweeting as @natsecwonk. The posts included insulting comments about other administration officials and politicians from both parties. They were also critical of policies he was helping develop. Joseph is now out of a job.
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Oct 14, 2013 — President Obama and Congress have until Thursday, Oct. 17, to reach a deal averting a potential credit default by the U.S. government. "We've made tremendous progress. We're not there yet," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday evening.
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Oct 10, 2013 — Nuclear weapons, matches, gasoline — Thursday's White House briefing was an epic battle of metaphor, evasion and obfuscation.
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Oct 3, 2013 — In a report, the department warns that a default could do damage to the economy to rival the Great Recession.
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