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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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Apr 15, 2014 — A tablet computer assembled in Port-au-Prince makes the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation the latest player on the high-tech stage. Economists hope such jobs help grow Haiti's middle class.
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Apr 12, 2014 — The cybersecurity threat that individuals are largely powerless to fix, Heartbleed, dominated this week's headlines. And is Silicon Valley overvaluing the future?
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Apr 8, 2014 — Microsoft support for Windows XP stops Tuesday. If you're still using the 12-year-old operating system — an estimated quarter of PC users still run XP — here are some tips to get through an upgrade.
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Apr 7, 2014 — Over the past few months, the country's biggest technology firms have spent billions buying startups like WhatsApp and Nest. That has analysts wondering if another tech bubble is about to burst.
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Apr 6, 2014 — The perk-laden, money-drenched world of Silicon Valley gets a send-up from Mike Judge and HBO starting Sunday night. The cast weighs in on the "real" Silicon Valley.
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Apr 5, 2014 — How Amazon's moving into your living room, why the Nest smoke detector got recalled and the big debate that erupted over Mozilla's CEO — all in this week's tech headlines.
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Apr 4, 2014 — The new CEO of Mozilla was forced to step down amid controversy over his anti-gay-marriage donation in 2008. How much should the public judge chief executives for their private views?
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Apr 3, 2014 — Brendan Eich is a co-founder of Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser. But his personal donation to an anti-gay-marriage campaign means he's no longer CEO.
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Mar 31, 2014 — When Mozilla, best known for the Firefox browser, hired Brendan Eich as its CEO, it ignited a firestorm over free speech and equal rights. Now, the dating site OkCupid is getting involved.
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Mar 29, 2014 — The fairy tale of virtual reality company Oculus VR, your stories of smartphone distraction and the possible end to the NSA's bulk phone record collection led this week's tech conversations.
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