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April 22, 2014 | NPR · A key part of that strategy is the Trans Pacific Partnership — a free trade agreement among 12 Asian-Pacific nations. The trade pact would influence geopolitics and the reshape global trade.
 
April 22, 2014 | NPR · Tuesday marks one month since a hillside gave way and wiped out a rural neighborhood. Crews have been looking for victims' remains ever since. On Monday, the official death toll increased by 2 to 41.
 
April 22, 2014 | NPR · The Supreme Court on Tuesday hears arguments in two high-profile cases that could affect video sharing on the Internet, and the telling of untruths in the political marketplace.
 

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April 22, 2014 | NPR · Washington Gov. Jay Inslee offers an update on the deadly mudslides near the town of Oso in March. President Obama is visiting Oso on Tuesday.
 
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April 22, 2014 | NPR · The Army plans to take all Apache attack helicopters from the National Guard. The Guard says that's an insult, but Army leaders say it's not personal — it's just about saving money.
 
April 22, 2014 | NPR · The White House named Neil Eggleston its new top lawyer. He'll have to muster his legal and political skills to deal with a divided Congress and multiple investigations of the Obama's administration.
 

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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 13, 2013 — We open up the books and explain how much went to cotton, how much went to workers in Bangladesh, and how much went places we would never have imagined.
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Dec 11, 2013 — The U.S. exports over a billion pounds of used clothing every year — and much of that winds up in used clothing markets in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Dec 11, 2013 — Clothes donated to charity in the U.S. often wind up for sale in African markets. Here's the story of one shirt that started out at a bat mitzvah in Michigan and wound up in a market in Nairobi.
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Dec 11, 2013 — Alex Blumberg talks T-shirts with Stephen Colbert.
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Dec 6, 2013 — On today's show, the Planet Money T-shirts arrive at the Port of Miami. But they're not quite here yet.
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Dec 4, 2013 — On today's show: the story of an often-overlooked innovation that's essential to the global economy. The innovation is a box. A big, metal box.
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Dec 2, 2013 — The book lists the tax that importers have to pay on approximately every single thing in the universe — and raises a key question about the Planet Money T-shirt.
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Dec 2, 2013 — The business that transformed the nation is the product of an obscure but hugely influential trade deal — and a cultural struggle over Korean food.
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Dec 2, 2013 — Colombia's economy has been growing, and wages have been rising. That's good for the country as a whole, but it may wind up driving away the T-shirt industry.
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Nov 27, 2013 — "We asked ourselves, 'What the hell do we want?'" Answer: "We need employment. We need dollars."
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