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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 19, 2014 | NPR · The military's training center at Fort Irwin in California is complete with mock Middle Eastern villages. But as the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan winds down, how will this facility change?
 
April 19, 2014 | NPR · In the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the opposing camps seem increasingly entrenched, despite a diplomatic effort to ease tensions. Pro-Russian forces refuse to leave occupied buildings and public squares in the east. It's an uneasy Easter weekend and neither side is willing to budge.
 
April 19, 2014 | NPR · Russia is in the middle of a planned upgrade and expansion of its military forces, but global affairs professor Mark Galeotti tells NPR's Arun Rath that Russia's military has its limits.
 

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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 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 17, 2014 — After spending time in a decked out geodesic dome in the desert, the LA band is back with their second album. See them perform their new "Love Is To Die" in the KCRW studios.
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Apr 14, 2014 — After a relentless outpouring of music in the last 30 years, the Crowded House and Split Enz veteran has returned with more. Watch Neil Finn perform "Driving Me Mad," from his new album Dizzy Heights.
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Apr 13, 2014 — The dance-pop side project of Mountain Man's Amelia Meath and Megafaun's Nick Sanborn visits with Bandwidth, the music arm of Washington, D.C.'s WAMU. Watch Sylvan Esso perform "Coffee" live.
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Apr 10, 2014 — Tijoux's hip-hop style and thoughtful lyrics are informed by music from all over the world. Watch the French-born Chilean musician perform the title track from her new album, Vengo, in the studio.
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Apr 9, 2014 — The group has transformed its ambient Americana sound into grand arrangements for full band. Watch The War on Drugs perform songs from its new album Lost in the Dream in the KEXP studios.
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Apr 6, 2014 — A mainstay of the contemporary bluegrass circuit, the progressive band performs a lush three-part tune from its sixth studio album, Let It Go.
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Apr 2, 2014 — Watch the Canadian artist perform a one-woman show on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. Lanza's electronic music combines airy vocals and finely crafted beats with a thick dance-floor sound.
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Mar 24, 2014 — The singer-songwriter and her band visit the KEXP studios for an intense and incendiary set of songs from her new album, Burn Your Fire for No Witness.
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Mar 31, 2014 — Three brothers formed Pontiak a decade ago as a vehicle for their feedback-laden, neo-psych Southern-rock jams. Watch the band perform "It's the Greatest" in the KEXP studios.
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Mar 20, 2014 — On a day when Americans and others celebrate Irish heritage, Morning Becomes Eclectic welcomed falsetto-voiced Irishman James Vincent McMorrow to the studio. Watch him perform a new song, "Cavalier."
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