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April 23, 2014 | NPR · They say they were placed on the list for refusing to inform on other Muslims. The suit is part of a broad wave of cases challenging the secretive no-fly list and U.S. counterterrorism strategies.
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed. But some say the law is a lifeline for the disabled.
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · Shakespeare's Globe Theater aims to take the Bard's iconic play to every country in the world. It will perform everywhere from prestigious theaters to Pacific island beaches.
 

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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 21, 2014 — Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a top 2016 GOP presidential prospect, is stirring curiosity among black leaders for his outreach efforts and activism in reforming mandatory sentencing laws.
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Apr 18, 2014 — Governors in both parties routinely run for re-election while keeping coy about the White House. But there's no question what's on the Wisconsin governor's mind, long term.
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Apr 11, 2014 — As of this writing, Rep. Vance McAllister is still a congressman representing his northeastern Louisiana district. And that's part of the problem for a GOP establishment that would like him gone.
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Apr 11, 2014 — Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the president's pick to replace retiring HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, has small-town roots and big-time government experience.
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Apr 10, 2014 — For the cautious president and the free-wheeling reverend, there's a political symbiosis that comes from sharing the same stage.
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Apr 10, 2014 — NPR's Don Gonyea spoke to LBJ's younger daughter about the personal costs of the presidency. "It was his cross to bear, and we felt it very much at home as well as in a public way," she says.
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Apr 9, 2014 — A video of married Rep. Vance McAllister in a passionate embrace with a co-worker has put his job in peril. In a prudent move, he decided against pursuing an FBI investigation into who leaked it.
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Apr 8, 2014 — When a Texas Republican congressman criticized Eric Holder Tuesday, the attorney general hit him with a dose of snark.
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Apr 4, 2014 — Rep. Jim Moran argues that members of Congress are underpaid. His claim has been greeted with derision, but there's evidence the cost of living in D.C. makes it tough for members of modest means.
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Mar 27, 2014 — With enrollment numbers lagging, residents getting bombarded with anti-ACA ads and a close Senate race serving as a backdrop, the state was the focus of a White House conference call Thursday.
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