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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.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

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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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Sesame Street

Jun 28, 2013 — Bert and Ernie — yes, Sesame Street's Muppets — have been thrust yet again into the gay marriage debate.
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May 6, 2013 — Created by a Dutch artist, it's floating in Victoria Harbor for the month of May. See if the same song pops into your head as popped into ours.
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Nov 13, 2012 — The man said that he and Kevin Clash had a sexual relationship, but it was between consenting adults.
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Nov 12, 2012 — Sesame Street Workshop says Kevin Clash denies a young man's accusation that they had an improper relationship. The organization also says it investigated and concluded the allegation is "unsubstantiated." But Clash exercised poor judgment and violated the organization's policy on Internet usage.
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Oct 5, 2012 — The Sesame Street character is getting lots of newfound attention since Mitt Romney brought up federal funding for PBS in Wednesday's debate.
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Oct 4, 2011 — It's no surprise that Sesame Street is tackling a tough issue. It's been doing that from the start in 1969. Just in the last year, the show has featured a story line where a parent loses a job, and another on parent death.
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Oct 2, 2011 — He has led Sesame Workshop for a dozen years. NPR launched the search for a new CEO and president last March, after Vivian Schiller departed following controversies that led the board to conclude she couldn't effectively lead the organization.
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Jun 29, 2010 — Big Bird's one of Sesame Street's most beloved characters. But what the heck kind of bird is he? Biologist Mike Dickison has figured it out.
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Dec 22, 2009 — Two remarkable people have died in the past week. Remembering Alaina Reed-Amini and Kim Peek.
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Nov 12, 2009Sesame Street confronts the death of Mr. Hooper — head on.
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