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April 18, 2014 | NPR · The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

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April 18, 2014 | NPR · It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the breakthrough Ukraine deal and the new health care enrollment numbers.
 
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April 18, 2014 | NPR · Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.
 

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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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Jan 15, 2014 — Deposit advances are small, costly loans that bank customers take out between paychecks, and pay back automatically when a scheduled direct deposit comes through. Federal bank regulators cracked down on the products in December.
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Dec 4, 2013 — Two U.S. banks — JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup — are on the list of institutions targeted by the EU fines. At more than $2 billion, the largest fine ever issued by the European Union in such a case came after a two-year investigation into banks' collusion.
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Jan 9, 2013 — Sophisticated hacking attacks on U.S. banks in recent months have distinctive qualities that are leading investigators to believe another nation may be behind the assault. The likely suspect is Iran, which security experts believe may be trying to even the score for American hacking of its nuclear program.
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Jun 5, 2012 — On today's show, we walk through the three things you can do to stop a bank run — and figure out what options are left for Europe.
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Oct 5, 2011 — Private bankers who serve some of the world's richest families are seeing clients pile money into "catastrophe portfolios" and real estate, seeking defensive positions that might help them weather a far-reaching economic storm that has roiled stock markets worldwide.
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Sep 27, 2011 — For today's show, we collected four Planet Money radio stories that never made it to the podcast.
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Jun 9, 2011 — It's safe to say the changes to the Dodd-Frank law the financial industry seeks, would more likely happen with a Republican Senate. Given that, it also seems safe to say that the financial industry will do what it can to make that happen.
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Mar 26, 2010 — A year ago, Chana Joffe-Walt looked at a bank closure and its immediate aftermath. In today's podcast, she checks in again with the main players. Turns out, the bank's chief loan officer was hiding bad loans from regulators.
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Mar 12, 2010 — Come Monday, we'll finally get to see what's in Chris Dodd's finance-reform bill. Two key sections we'll be keeping an eye on: derivatives reform and resolution authority.
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Nov 11, 2009 — Economist and Planet Money regular Simon Johnson thinks it's time to break up the big banks.
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