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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 announced on Thursday that enrollment under the Affordable Care Act has reached 8 million after the March 31 sign-up deadline was extended by two weeks. The latest figures represent a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website last year.
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition recently spent a lot of time reporting on the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. With so many deportations, it's hard to tell if that number is accurate.

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April 17, 2014 | NPR · President Obama met Thursday with insurance company executives and a separate group of insurance regulators from the states, discussing their mutual interest in administering the new health care law.
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · The president has visited Prince George's County, Md., four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African-American majority. It also happens to be very close to the White House.
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Kepler-186f is almost the same size as Earth, and it orbits in its star's "Goldilocks zone"-- where temperatures may be just right for life. But much is unknown because it's also 500 light-years away.

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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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Drug addiction

Apr 24, 2013 — At 19, the heroine of Isabel Allende's florid, frenzied Maya's Notebook is in a tailspin of drugs, prostitution and crime. Sent by her grandmother to hide out with an old friend on an island off Chile, she finds love and redemption. Reviewer Mary Pols doesn't buy it.
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Jul 28, 2011 — NPR coverage of Flashback: A Novel by Dan Simmons. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
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Jul 28, 2011 — In Flashback, sci-fi author Dan Simmons imagines a future America that has been ruined by entitlement programs. Though engaging, Simmons' new novel is ultimately overrun by political evangelism.
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Jul 27, 2009 — Journalist Joshua Lyon decided to investigate the phenomenon of online pharmacies. Drugs such as Valium, Xanax and Vicodin arrived in the mail. Pill Head is the story of his subsequent hard core addiction to the medications.
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