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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Schoolgirls were kidnapped in Nigeria Tuesday. The suspects are believed to be with a radical group blamed for a bombing Monday. Kelly McEvers talks to Michelle Faul of The Associated Press.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, Heather Abbott has adapted to life with her prostheses, including a blade for running and one that allows her to wear her favorite shoes.
 

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April 15, 2014 | NPR · One year has passed since bombs rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The city honored victims of the tragedy Tuesday with a tribute, including speeches from three of the victims themselves.
 
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April 15, 2014 | WBUR · At last year's Boston Marathon, Carol Downing was just half a mile from the finish line when bombs exploded and injured two of her daughters. This year, she's returning to complete the race.
 
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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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Electronic/Dance

Apr 15, 2014 — A dance-off is always fun until someone gets hurt. For Sebastian Grainger's ambitious new video, hardened thugs trade their best moves to make peace until things take a turn for the worse.
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Apr 14, 2014 — This week's two-hour show features new music from Todd Terje, plus exciting remixes by Ewan Pearson, Mihalis Safras and many more.
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Apr 7, 2014 — A week after premiering a new Frankie Knuckles remix, KCRW's Jason Bentley pays homage to the godfather of house. Later in the show, he features new remixes of Haim and Little Dragon.
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Apr 6, 2014 — "In the early days of electronic music, people were asking exactly the same question: Is this novelty?" The British artist Squarepusher, whose new EP features mechanical musicians, doesn't think so.
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Apr 6, 2014 — The godfather of house music remixed far more records than he ever recorded himself. We revisit a handful of our favorite edits by Frankie Knuckles.
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Apr 2, 2014 — Watch the Canadian artist perform a one-woman show on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. Lanza's electronic music combines airy vocals and finely crafted beats with a thick dance-floor sound.
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Apr 2, 2014 — Bruising basslines, staccato synths and rave-worthy rhythms: It's our five favorite electronic dance tracks of the last month.
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Apr 2, 2014 — The pioneering house DJ Frankie Knuckles, who died Monday at 59, made deep, complex music that packed dance floors for nearly four decades.
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Apr 1, 2014 — The iconic DJ is credited with helping popularize the style of mixes and remixes known as house music. The cause of death is still unknown, but he suffered from diabetes.
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Mar 31, 2014 — This week's two-hour show features new music from Brian Eno and Rac, plus great remixes by Girl Talk, Ewan Pearson, Breach and many more.
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