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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.
 
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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 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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Washington State

Apr 7, 2014 — Ten people are still listed as missing, officials say. According to the medical examiner's office, all of the victims recovered thus far have died of blunt force trauma.
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Apr 1, 2014 — Authorities on Tuesday raised the number of confirmed fatalities by three. They also said some of those on the list of the 22 people who are missing may be among eight bodies yet to be identified.
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Mar 28, 2014 — As teams continue digging through the wreckage of the small communities destroyed by the Washington state mudslide, we answer some questions about this natural phenomenon.
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Mar 28, 2014 — As the day began, the official number of deaths was 17 and another nine bodies had been located. But 90 names remained on a list of those thought to be missing. An update is expected around midday.
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Mar 27, 2014 — Search efforts continue in the tiny community that was devastated on Saturday. Officials warn that the death toll, now at 25, is likely to go up substantially.
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Mar 26, 2014 — The deadly mudslide in Washington state occurred in an area that was seen as vulnerable. The U.S. Geological Survey maintains data on areas at risk of landslides.
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Mar 26, 2014 — There are 25 fatalities, officials report, though they say that number is likely to rise. Meanwhile, a list of about 176 missing has been narrowed down to 90, authorities said Wednesday night.
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Mar 25, 2014 — Emergency workers recovered two more bodies and located a possible eight more in the search for survivors after the massive slide near Oso, Wash.
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Mar 24, 2014 — In Washington state, a county official says scores of people remain unaccounted for. A wall of mud swept across the Stillaguamish River on Saturday into a community north of Seattle.
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Mar 4, 2014 — The 2-inch-wide crack was found after an engineer spotted an odd curve on part of the Wanapum Dam near the town of Vantage. The water behind the dam was drawn down to its lowest level in 50 years.
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