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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Hundreds of civilians have been massacred in the South Sudan town of Bentiu. For more, Steve Inskeep talks to Andrew Green, the South Sudan bureau chief for the Voice of America.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · One year ago, a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 workers. Top retailers have begun inspecting factories more aggressively, but other steps have fallen short.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Syria will likely meet an upcoming deadline to hand over its declared chemical weapons. But the agreement seems to have emboldened the Syrian regime to use other brutal tactics, including a chemical not covered by the deal.
 
April 24, 2014 | NPR · As diplomatic talks in Geneva have failed to resolve the three-year-old civil war in Syria, the U.S. is undertaking a new covert program to send weapons in support of rebel forces there.
 
April 24, 2014 | NPR · The Israeli government suspended peace talks with Palestinians, citing a unity agreement announced Wednesday by Palestinian leadership. The Israeli security cabinet came to the decision unanimously, angered by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's decision to end a seven-year schism with the Hamas movement.
 

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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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RPM Challenge

Feb 1, 2013 — The rules of the RPM Challenge are simple: Write and record a full album, all during the month of February.
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Feb 16, 2012 — Hear instrumental versions of Son Lux's most recent album We Are Rising.
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Apr 11, 2011 — Sometimes art comes from divine inspiration and sometimes it's just showing up and doing the work. The electronic musician known as Son Lux got to consider as much when he agreed to our challenge to write and record an entire album, from start to finish, this past February.
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Mar 30, 2011 — Twenty-eight is the magic number for Son Lux's upcoming album We Are Rising — 28 days to record, 28 smoke bombs for the album art and 28 hours for the creative collective The Made Shop to craft said art.
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Feb 28, 2011 — All this month, we've been tracking the artist known as Son Lux (Ryan Lott) as he writes and records an entire album from start to finish. See a video update from his final day on the project.
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Feb 23, 2011 — The artist known as Son Lux enters his final week for writing and recording an entire album in just one month. His latest sketches include newly added vocals.
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Feb 18, 2011 — All this month, we're tracking the artist known as Son Lux (Ryan Lott) as he writes and records an entire album from start to finish. In his latest update, Son Lux shares a new video and part of a new song sketch.
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Feb 15, 2011 — All this month, we're tracking the artist known as Son Lux (Ryan Lott) as he writes and records an entire album from start to finish. In his latest post, he takes us through several variations of one of his latest musical sketches.
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Feb 10, 2011 — All this month, we're tracking the artist known as Son Lux (Ryan Lott) as he writes and records an entire album from start to finish. In this latest entry, we see video of a new song as it unfolds in the studio.
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Feb 8, 2011 — All this month, we're tracking the artist known as Son Lux as he writes and records an entire album from start to finish. In his latest update, Son Lux offers several new sketches.
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