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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Hundreds of civilians have been massacred in the South Sudan town of Bentiu. For more, Steve Inskeep talks to Andrew Green, the South Sudan bureau chief for the Voice of America.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · One year ago, a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 workers. Top retailers have begun inspecting factories more aggressively, but other steps have fallen short.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college aren't always obvious to the public, higher education insiders tell Morning Edition's David Greene.
 

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April 21, 2014 | NPR · Last year a scientist said he'd found a new form of botulinum toxin, and was keeping details secret to keep the recipe from terrorists. But other science and public health labs were shut out, too.
 
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Pharmaceutical companies are suddenly trading entire divisions the way sports teams swap players. Glaxo, Novartis and Ely Lily are all involved in a complicated deal announced Tuesday, and so far this year, five deals exceeding $2 billion have been announced. What's driving the deal-making?
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · For decades, a mysterious quacking "bio-duck" has been heard roaming the waters of the Southern Ocean. Now scientists say the source is a whale.
 

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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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How To Be Black

Jul 27, 2012 — SAT Analogies — This game might bring back fuzzy memories of that 800 you scored on the SAT Verbal — or horrific nightmares of showing up to the exam without a pencil. Either way, John Chaneski quizzes contestants with analogies that we hope are a little friendlier.
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Jul 27, 2012 — Don't you just love pointing out when others are wrong? In this game, contestants hear fictitious reports from actual NPR correspondents, and must identify which piece of information is inaccurate. This game is unpossible!
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Jul 27, 2012 — Here at Ask Me Another, we're a little obsessed with this hit British series, if not for the hats alone. Dowager Countess-in-training Jonathan Coulton doles out these Downton-inspired clues about famous people with "royal" names.
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Jul 27, 2012 — Jonathan Coulton quizzes contestants on the lost verses of "If You're Happy and You Know It," in which the lyrics hint to certain things. The song should really be re-titled, "If You're An Inanimate Object And You Know It." Clap your hands.
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Jul 26, 2012 — Comedian. Writer. Twitter sensation. Our V.I.P. this week may be the most media-savvy provocateur around today. Not one to sugarcoat a message, his latest book finds the sweet spot that mixes satire with a discussion of race and identity.
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Jul 26, 2012 — You guessed it—this game involves palindromes! That's a word or phrase that's spelled the same forwards as it is backwards. Puzzle guru John Chaneski helps keep our contestants from being 'drab as a fool; aloof as a bard.
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