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April 15, 2014 | NPR · The acting Ukrainian president says his military is advancing against pro-Russian separatists who took over government buildings in eastern Ukraine. The separatists didn't comply with an ultimatum.
 
April 15, 2014 | NPR · As part of NPR's anniversary coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing, Morning Edition co-host David Greene talks to Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick about that day.
 
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April 15, 2014 | NPR · The bloody 1989 crackdown in Beijing changed China, NPR's Louisa Lim explains in a new book. She also chronicles the brutal repression that took place in another city — and remained hidden until now.
 

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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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Mar 24, 2014 — Thousands of remains will be coming to "the sacred ground of the World Trade Center site" this year, officials say. Family members will have a private seating area. The public will not have access.
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Mar 20, 2014 — Justin Casquejo, 16, scaled scaffolding, took the elevator and then crept past a sleeping guard before climbing a ladder all the way to the top of the antenna.
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Nov 12, 2013 — One World Trade Center is now the third tallest building in the world, overtaking Taipei's 1,667 ft. structure. The Willis Tower in Chicago now loses its claim as the tallest building in the United States.
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May 10, 2013 — With its glittering spire now firmly attached, the new World Trade Center became the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere Friday morning.
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Mar 31, 2013 — About 60 dump trucks full of debris from the fallen World Trade Center will be sifted for human remains from the Sept. 11 attacks beginning Monday. More than 1,000 victims have yet to be identified.
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Apr 30, 2012 — Workers added a steel column this afternoon, making the skyscrapere 21 feet taller than the observation deck at the Empire State Building. That's a symbolic return to the sky for a site destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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Dec 16, 2010 — Construction of the "Freedom Tower," or 1 World Trade Center as it is now called, has reached the 52nd of 104 planned floors. The building now stands at more than 600 feet above ground.
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