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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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Apr 17, 2014 — A typical UPS truck now has hundreds of sensors on it. That's changing the way UPS drivers work — and it foreshadows changes coming for workers throughout the economy.
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Apr 8, 2014 — A study shows that women can be great negotiators, just not when they're asking for themselves. When women negotiate pay on behalf of a friend, they bargain just as hard as the guys.
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Mar 28, 2014 — When a school hires its own students, it can bump up its ranking. One school employs 20 percent of its most recent graduates — and jumped nine spots in the rankings this year.
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Mar 21, 2014 — Greece's economy is expected to rebound this year. But for one couple living in Athens, things don't feel better.
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Mar 6, 2014 — Multiple economists have studied the fast-food industry to answer the question. They've found very different answers.
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Mar 5, 2014 — In La Crosse, Wisconsin, almost everyone plans for their death. Not coincidentally, La Crosse spends less on end-of-life care than any other place in the country.
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Feb 28, 2014 — Until the Great Depression, nobody talked about "the economy." In a sense, it hadn't been invented yet.
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Feb 28, 2014 — The Jones Act, which dates back to World War I, is part of the reason New Jersey ran short of salt this winter.
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Feb 21, 2014 — Doctors and governments have struggled to cope with a scarcity of organs available for transplant. One solution? DMV clerks. When clerks ask in person if people want to be donors, many more say yes.
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Feb 21, 2014 — "We're investing on average about $90,000 in the education of each student," says a university official. Where exactly is all that money going?
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