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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 17, 2014 | NPR · President Obama met Thursday with insurance company executives and a separate group of insurance regulators from the states, discussing their mutual interest in administering the new health care law.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · The president has visited Prince George's County, Md., four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African-American majority. It also happens to be very close to the White House.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Kepler-186f is almost the same size as Earth, and it orbits in its star's "Goldilocks zone"-- where temperatures may be just right for life. But much is unknown because it's also 500 light-years away.
 

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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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Jul 12, 2012 — Clips from last month's live show: Chana sells a bond, Jacob barters in a world without money, and everyone plays periodic table bingo.
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Dec 30, 2011 — On today's show, we visit a few people who have been doing well. There's a guy with a gold vault. A company that sells off inventories for bankrupt stores. And the king of coconut water.
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Nov 23, 2011 — Rising gold prices mean Elko, Nev., is doing great. But people there know the good times won't last forever.
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Nov 11, 2011 — We visit a town riding high on the gold boom in the midst of Nevada's economic disaster.
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Nov 10, 2011 — A chemical engineer explains why gold — more than any other element — has been used as money. It's the second in our video series with Slate.
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Jul 26, 2011 — As Washington edges the government to the brink to a credit default, the price of gold has never been higher.On Capitol Hill, many lawmaker-investors have seen it as a good investment for years.
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Jul 21, 2011 — In January, 1980, the price of gold went through the roof. The rise was driven by worries that sound familiar today — inflation, a lack of faith in governments. But the details were different in some crucial ways.
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May 20, 2011 — A bubble occurs when the price of something is way above its fundamental value. But what's the fundamental value of gold?
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May 17, 2011 — On today's show, we sell our gold coin. We find out whether we made or lost money — and try to figure out whether we're in a gold bubble.
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May 13, 2011 — Here's some weekend reading, courtesy of the global gold boom. In the Yukon, a guy jumps into the river in the middle of winter, looking for gold. In Afghanistan, it's Black Hawk helicopters and mud huts.
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