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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 20, 2014 | NPR · California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the state and the U.S.
 
April 20, 2014 | NPR · It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
 
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April 20, 2014 | WBUR · Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.
 

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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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May 6, 2009 — China's government and developers are sinking money into tourism projects around the zone where tens of thousands of people died in last May's earthquake. From laser tag in Baoshan to a museum in Dayi that will feature quake simulators, they're aiming to boost the local economy — and memorialize the dead.
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May 5, 2009 — Two days after the earthquake struck southwestern China last May, Melissa Block interviewed a couple as rescue workers searched for their toddler son and his grandparents who were buried under a collapsed apartment building. Block checks in with the boy's aunt to see how the family is coping with the loss of its loved ones.
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May 4, 2009 — When the 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit southwest China in May 2008, Beichuan county was among the hardest hit. Now, Beichuan is abandoned, but it's becoming a tourist attraction. Vendors like Mu Zhenxian, who lost 16 family members, sell photos of the burial ground.
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Apr 24, 2009 — Steve Inskeep prepared for his trip to Detroit by watching movies that riff on the city, such as: Gran Torino, 8 Mile, Gross Pointe Blank, and Airplane.
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Apr 24, 2009 — In the center of Detroit, a 24-foot-long sculpture of Joe Louis' fist plunges outward, throwing a defiant right punch on Jefferson Avenue. Some think the sculpture is too violent. Others think it represents the bullheaded determination that gives this city its resilience.
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Mar 30, 2009 — The acclaimed street photographer died in her sleep over the weekend; she was 95. In 2001, NPR's Melissa Block interviewed Levitt — in what she describes as one of toughest she has ever conducted.
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Mar 30, 2009 — Washington and Moscow have often inched toward rapprochement. Amid the Cold War, one iconic episode of detente took place 50 years ago this summer. It has special significance for NPR's Moscow correspondent.
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Mar 19, 2009 — For the past nine years, Rep. John Lewis has led a civil rights pilgrimage to Selma, Montgomery and Birmingham. This year, Nina Totenberg joined the group — and saw Attorney General Eric Holder, an African-American, embrace the daughter of segregationist and former Gov. George Wallace.
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Mar 10, 2009 — Many Chinese are convinced that whatever sort of modernization their country achieves, it must combine aspects of Chinese traditional culture with imported Western institutions.
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Mar 8, 2009 — In 2001, reporter Deborah George was in Sierra Leone reporting on how the worldwide trade in illicit diamonds was fueling the war. There, she found a little girl who was too young to have her dreams be over.
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