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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 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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Dec 29, 2012 — We sifted through so you don't have to and found some of the best (and worst?) of the best and worst lists: Craziest stories; biggest scandals; happiest countries; worst gaffes; and more.
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Dec 27, 2012 — If you put together a list of the 100 "best lists," what might you mention? The New Yorker suggests they include Carlin's seven dirty words, Van Halen's famous "no brown M&M's" contract rider, and the lineup for baseball's greatest team. Is there a list to be made of the lists that were missed?
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Dec 23, 2012 — The things that catch on and get copied or parodied across the Web often catch fire because they let people share themselves in unique ways, say the trend trackers at Know Your Meme.
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Dec 13, 2012 — The singing superstar's Feb. 11 death sent fans rushing to the Web. Searches for information about her top those for "Gangnam style" and other hot topics, Google Says.
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Dec 11, 2012 — From "golden tweets" to "most annoying memes," the subjects for 2012 "best of" and "worst of" lists are multiplying. Where do they rank among your favorites?
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Dec 5, 2012 — The two words, said the dictionary's editor, are essentially antonyms but tell us just how divided the country was during a presidential election that presented a stark decision for the future.
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Dec 3, 2012 — He led the Miami Heat to the NBA championship and Team USA to a gold medal in the Olympics. James "has entered a state of mastery," says legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski.
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