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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 9, 2014 — House Republicans cite the former IRS official's attempt to single out Karl Rove's nonprofit — the one that spent $165 million attacking Democrats and helping Republicans.
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Jan 14, 2014 — In response to a 2013 scandal, lawmakers are pushing overall IRS funding to a five-year low and ordering the agency to obey the Constitution.
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Nov 27, 2013 — New rules aimed at clarifying what constitutes political activity for dark-money, non-profit groups are likely to give more heartburn to the right than the left. The majority of big-spending social-welfare organizations known as 501(c)(4) groups in 2012 were conservative.
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Nov 1, 2013 — The rule modification for FSAs means that workers can now carry over up to $500 into the next calendar year without being penalized.
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Oct 22, 2013 — The shutdown delayed the updating and testing of some of the IRS' systems. The original start date of tax season was Jan. 21. now it'll start no earlier than Jan. 28 and no later than Feb. 4.
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Sep 23, 2013 — Lois Lerner, who admitted that her division had inappropriately singled out Tea Party and patriot groups requesting tax exemption, had been on paid leave since May.
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Sep 18, 2013 — The creator of the toys that reached the zenith of their popularity in the 1990s has agreed to plead guilty to felony tax evasion, federal prosecutors say.
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Sep 5, 2013 — The rule change, to be enforced beginning next year, will have an impact on restaurants that customarily add tips to the bill for large parties.
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Aug 29, 2013 — The IRS says couples can begin filing taxes as married in 2013, and generally, same-sex couples could file amended returns for 2010, 2011 and 2012.
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Aug 13, 2013 — When it comes to health insurance, will the Internal Revenue Service look at where a same-sex married couple lives or where they were married? The decision could affect their health insurance costs.
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