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April 21, 2014 | NPR · More than 200 people remain missing after the ferry capsized last week. One family was told their daughter was dead instead of missing. It turns out authorities had confused her for another girl.
 
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April 21, 2014 | NPR · The U.S. mainland's only Asian-majority congressional district sits in California's Silicon Valley, where two Indian-American candidates are trying to oust Japanese-American Congressman Mike Honda.
 
April 21, 2014 | NPR · Hamid Mir, one of Pakistan's most famous journalists, was shot and wounded by gunmen as he was driving down a busy street in Karachi. It's the second such attack this month on a journalist.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the state and the U.S.
 
April 20, 2014 | NPR · It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
 
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April 20, 2014 | WBUR · Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.
 

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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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Hurricane Katrina

Aug 28, 2007 — In this week's StoryCorps Griot Initiative, New Orleans police officer David Duplantier, who lived through the hurricane, can't forget what happened after the storm. He remembers working at the Superdome the night Katrina hit.
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Aug 28, 2007 — Two years ago, Dr. Joe Freeman founded the group Free Life Medical Assistance for Louisiana, which provided free medical care to evacuees from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. He also worked in two FEMA-operated morgues after the storms. We check in with him again to get his perspective.
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Aug 24, 2007 — Brooklyn-based artist Josh Neufeld talks about his first Web comic series, A-D: News Orleans After The Deluge, which chronicles the lives of six real-life survivors of Hurricane Katrina. Two characters whose lives are depicted in the series, "Denise" and "Leo," talk about their portrayals.
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Aug 14, 2007 — Several prominent members of Congress are touring the Gulf Coast nearly two years after Hurricane Katrina hit. One of the group's leaders, House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) explains the trip's significance and their findings.
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Aug 14, 2007 — New Orleans City Councilman Oliver Thomas suddenly resigned his post yesterday, admitting that he accepted a bribe from a city contractor. For more, Farai Chideya talks with David Meeks, city editor of The Times-Picayune newspaper.
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Aug 10, 2007 — A federal appeals court has ruled that insurance companies are not liable for the New Orleans homes and businesses that were flooded when Hurricane Katrina breached the city's levees. Attorney Daniel Becnel and his client Robert Harvey discuss the ruling.
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Jul 5, 2007 — The star-studded Essence Music Festival starts today at its home in New Orleans, after relocating because of Hurricane Katrina. Essence entertainment editor Cori Murray says attendees can expect appearances from Beyonce, Mary J. Blige and White House hopefuls Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
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May 31, 2007 — Dr. Michael White, a musician and music historian, and Mark Samuels, president of New Orleans' Basin Street Records, talk to Tony Cox bout the state of the recording business in the Crescent City. Basin Street recently released its first album since Hurricane Katrina.
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May 21, 2007 — New Orleans journalist Katy Reckdah gave birth the day before Hurricane Katrina slammed into her city. She shares her story with Farai Chideya and discusses her contribution to a new anthology City Adrift: New Orleans Before and After Katrina.
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Apr 17, 2007 — Much of New Orleans' public housing remains closed almost two years after Hurricane Katrina. Judith Browne-Dianis, Co-Director of Advancement Project, talks to Farai Chideya about her organization's suit against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development asking that public housing in New Orleans be re-opened.
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