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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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Election 2012

Nov 7, 2012 — A closely watched vote on food labeling ends at California's ballot box, but supporters of genetically modified food labeling say a new food movement is just getting warmed up. Labeling supporters were far outspent by opponents like major food companies Monsanto and Kraft.
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Nov 7, 2012 — Throughout election night 2012, NPR was bustling with a decidedly calm team of journalists and staff covering all the results. Take a look at some of the pictures captured from the evening.
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Nov 6, 2012 — A map and key of NPR's Election Night 2012 team working out of Studio 4A, our storied command center at NPR Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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Nov 5, 2012 — On election night, NPR reporters won't be the only ones sending out up-to-the-minute news and insights from NPR HQ. Our Social Media Team will host a group of analysts and students to post up in our board rooms and blog, Tweet, crunch numbers and live-sketch what's happening at NPR.
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Nov 5, 2012 — GOP challenger Mitt Romney has been walking a tightrope — appearing to moderate his position on the one hand, while maintaining a strict anti-abortion stance on the other.
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Nov 2, 2012 — Revisit highlights from the 2012 presidential campaign through the eyes of our journalists.
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Nov 1, 2012 — Audience surveys find that many of you dislike interviews with ordinary voters (especially if it's with someone you disagree with). I agree that the practice, born out of American populism, is overdone on NPR and in the mainstream media. This is sure to get me in trouble with the American journalism fraternity, but no one else in the world does what we do.
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Oct 28, 2012 — Freshman Republican Joe Walsh's bombastic rants frequently get him into trouble, even with members of his own party. He's facing a tough Democratic opponent in Iraq War veteran Tammy Duckworth, who lost both of her legs in combat.
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Oct 19, 2012 — For all the attention on female voters, the gender gap is no less among white men. They voted in large numbers against Barack Obama four years ago, and are expected to do so again this year. At a motorcycle festival in Florida, some of these voters weigh in on the GOP ticket and the election.
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Oct 10, 2012 — States in the Deep South traditionally vote Republican in every presidential election. However, a string of "blue" counties curve through Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. And the reason for this political anomaly seems to lie with ancient oceans and dead plankton.
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