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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 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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Hu Jintao

Nov 15, 2012 — He was elected general secretary of the Communist Party of China early Thursday morning. But those hoping for change in China say the make-up of the party's elite makes it unlikely major reforms will come anytime soon.
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Sep 4, 2012 — A lieutenant to President Hu Jintao has been moved to a lesser position amid reports of his son's involvement in the high-speech crash of a very expensive car.
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Jan 20, 2011 — Other news of the day: The battle over health care; Tunisia's struggles continue; the cases against Guantanamo detainees.
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Jan 19, 2011 — Obama and Hu hold White House meetings; Giffords' husband interviewed; Ivory Coast mediation fails again; former Haitian dictator questioned
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Jan 18, 2011 — "China is a huge beneficiary of the system that exists today" and will not want to change the dollar's status, the Treasury secretary says.
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Jan 18, 2011 — Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives; political confusion in Tunisia; Giffords' husband speaks; Michelle Obama birthday; zodiac wrong?
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Dec 6, 2010 — The two leaders discussed the North's recent deadly shelling of a South Korean island and the further escalation of tensions along the world's most dangerous border.
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