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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 · Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.
 
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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.
 
April 15, 2014 | NPR · Each April, the shad come back to the Delaware River to spawn, and thousands of anglers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania eagerly await them. Celebrating their annual return is a local spring tradition.
 

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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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Masters Tournament

Apr 15, 2013 — Australia's Adam Scott won in a dramatic two-hole playoff with Argentina's Angel Cabrera. The consensus is that one of golf's most-liked guys has now won his first "major."
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Apr 11, 2013 — Whether Woods will win is again the big question. But he's not the only story. Consider 14-year-old Tianlang Guan, the youngest person to ever play in the tournament.
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Mar 5, 2013 — Augusta National Golf Club says the jacket won by Art Wall Jr. in 1959 was later stolen; a Florida collector and a Texas auction house insist the jacket was obtained legally and can be sold to the highest bidder.
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Apr 9, 2012 — Hours of hitting little plastic balls as a kid taught him how to make things twist and turn in the air. And attention-deficit disorder appears to have helped him think of creative shots that others might not.
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Apr 5, 2012 — As the first major men's tournament gets going, there's speculation that Woods will win. Would you like to see him do that? He hasn't won a major since before his personal life exploded onto front pages in 2009.
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