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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23, 2014 | NPR · Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed.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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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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