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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Hundreds of civilians have been massacred in the South Sudan town of Bentiu. For more, Steve Inskeep talks to Andrew Green, the South Sudan bureau chief for the Voice of America.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · One year ago, a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 workers. Top retailers have begun inspecting factories more aggressively, but other steps have fallen short.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college aren't always obvious to the public, higher education insiders tell Morning Edition's David Greene.
 

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April 21, 2014 | NPR · Last year a scientist said he'd found a new form of botulinum toxin, and was keeping details secret to keep the recipe from terrorists. But other science and public health labs were shut out, too.
 
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Pharmaceutical companies are suddenly trading entire divisions the way sports teams swap players. Glaxo, Novartis and Ely Lily are all involved in a complicated deal announced Tuesday, and so far this year, five deals exceeding $2 billion have been announced. What's driving the deal-making?
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · For decades, a mysterious quacking "bio-duck" has been heard roaming the waters of the Southern Ocean. Now scientists say the source is a whale.
 

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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 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Apr 7, 2014 — The 633-foot-long vessel, which may have suffered a loss of power, ran aground within yards of a popular jogging path in the Chinese territory.
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Mar 14, 2014 — UBS, which was fined for manipulating the Libor rate in 2012, was censured by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the territory's de facto central bank.
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Feb 7, 2014 — The 2,000-pound bomb was too big to explode in place — usually the safest option. Instead, it had to be dismantled after some 2,200 residents were evacuated from surrounding apartment buildings.
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Jan 27, 2014 — Serving chicken, pigeon or duck for the holiday may be harder this year for some families in China and Hong Kong. As the deadly H7N9 virus continues to spread, officials in China have closed many live poultry markets, while agricultural workers in Hong Kong plan to cull thousands of chickens this week.
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Sep 20, 2013 — The storm, which packed winds of 150 mph on Friday, is expected to weaken before it hits the Chinese territory.
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Sep 13, 2013 — Conservationists hailed the move, because Hong Kong represents 50 percent of the shark fin trade. The country said it hoped the policy would raise public awareness about sustainability.
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Aug 29, 2013 — The Chinese city is trying something new to placate tourists disappointed by the curtain of smog that now envelops the classic skyline.
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Jun 22, 2013 — Lots of obstacles must be overcome before the former NSA contractor can be returned to the U.S. for prosecution on espionage charges.
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May 15, 2013 — But fear not, ducky fans. The floating work of art is going to be reinflated. It's just down for maintenance. See the before and after photos.
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May 6, 2013 — Created by a Dutch artist, it's floating in Victoria Harbor for the month of May. See if the same song pops into your head as popped into ours.
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