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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 · Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college aren't always obvious to the public, higher education insiders tell Morning Edition's David Greene.
 

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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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Jan 18, 2012 — "If I was on that plane with my kids. ... There would have been a lot of blood in that first-class cabin and then me saying, 'OK, we're going to land somewhere safely, don't worry,' " the actor told Men's Journal. He's now apologized.
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Dec 13, 2011 — A Dutch firm's proposal for a project in South Korea links two towers with a "cloud" of skybridges. The design reminds many of the horrific images from the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. The architects say they didn't see the resemblance.
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Sep 6, 2011 — As the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks draws closer, we're pointing to some of the stories being told about that day and the days since.
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Sep 2, 2011 — People exposed to the cloud of contaminants that engulfed Lower Manhattan after the Sept. 11 attacks were less likely to die than people who weren't exposed, according to a new study. But other research found a small boost in cancer rates among first responders, as well as elevated depression and PTSD.
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Sep 1, 2011 — "Terrorists can't change who we are," former Secretary of State Colin Powell tells NPR. Americans, he says, will only lose touch with the freedom-loving, open society we enjoy if we "take such counsel of our fears that we change who we are."
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Aug 31, 2011Foreign Policy makes the case that the rise of emerging markets, the creation of social media and other events have had stronger impacts than the terrorist attacks.
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May 3, 2011 — Michael Touhey was working at the Portland International Jetport on Sept. 11, 2001, and checked in two of the terrorists who later that day would fly a jet into a tower at New York's World Trade Center.
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Apr 4, 2011 — Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will not face a civilian court in the U.S., as once was the Obama administration's intention, officials say.
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Mar 8, 2011 — As a police helicopter hovered overhead, officers captured the horrific scene. "The whole tower; it's gone," an anguished officer can be heard saying. The video has been released after a Freedom of Information Act request.
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