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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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Duchess of Cambridge

Mar 30, 2014 — A new picture of Prince George, the 8-month-old son of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, shows a cute boy who's more taken with the family dog than with being photographed.
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Aug 20, 2013 — The casual snapshots, taken by the Duchess of Cambridge's father, are a departure from the professional "first photos" taken in the past. They're another sign of the way the young royals are departing from some ways of the past.
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Jul 23, 2013 — London bookies are taking bets. James, George and Alexander are among the favorites. Louis, Henry and Arthur are drawing interest as well. What will it be?
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Jul 22, 2013 — The Duchess of Cambridge is said to be in labor. Should the newest royal not be born until Tuesday, the baby would share a birthday with actor Daniel Radcliffe — known the world over for portraying Harry Potter in the movies.
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Jul 22, 2013 — The Duchess of Cambridge, better known to most of the world as the former Kate Middleton, has given birth to a baby boy. He weighed in at 8 pounds 6 ounces and is third in line for the throne.
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Dec 13, 2012 — Jacintha Saldanha was found dead last week. She answered the phone when two Australian radio hosts called a London hospital. They pretended to be Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles, and got another nurse to divulge details about the Dutchess of Cambridge. The hoax was a huge embarrassment.
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Dec 10, 2012 — Jacintha Saldanha transferred a call to another nurse. Two Australian DJs were pretending to be Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles, and they were able to find out how the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge was feeling. Saldanha's suspected suicide, though, has turned a prank into a tragedy.
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Dec 3, 2012 — Prince William and Kate married in April 2011. Now, the future king and queen are expecting. Royal watchers can now go into a tizzy.
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