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April 15, 2014 | NPR · The acting Ukrainian president says his military is advancing against pro-Russian separatists who took over government buildings in eastern Ukraine. The separatists didn't comply with an ultimatum.
 
April 15, 2014 | NPR · As part of NPR's anniversary coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing, Morning Edition co-host David Greene talks to Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick about that day.
 
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April 15, 2014 | NPR · The bloody 1989 crackdown in Beijing changed China, NPR's Louisa Lim explains in a new book. She also chronicles the brutal repression that took place in another city — and remained hidden until now.
 

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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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Nov 5, 2012 — The Oklahoma rockabilly star performs to a sold-out World Cafe Live crowd, recorded live on Nov. 2 in Philadelphia. Hear McPherson and his crew repackage timeless sounds into boot-stomping tunes.
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Oct 12, 2012 — Calexico's music bears hints of country, jazz and indie rock, combined with richly evocative lyrics that tell moving, dramatic stories of the pair's native Southwest. The Arizona band celebrates the release of its new album, Algiers, with a stop at World Cafe Live at the Queen in Wilmington, Del.
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Sep 8, 2012 — After winning a Rolling Stone cover contest, the Canadian blues-rock band released its first major-label album, produced by The Black Keys' Patrick Carney. Here, the group performs a concert at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.
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Aug 31, 2012 — The recently reunited power-pop band hits the stage at Philadelphia's World Cafe Live for a set of songs spanning its career. The group's first studio release in 25 years is titled Falling Off the Sky.
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Aug 24, 2012 — The much-beloved, newly reunited jam band hits Philadelphia's World Cafe Live stage with a set that combines old favorites with a few cuts from its upcoming album, Circles Around the Sun. As expected, sing-alongs ensue.
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Aug 17, 2012 — Hear the indie rock band's performance from World Cafe Live in Philadelphia including songs from their new album Mirage Rock, out September 18.
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Aug 17, 2012 — The Belgian soul singer performs her breakout hit "Raggamuffin" in this performance from the World Cafe Live stage in Philadelphia.
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Aug 9, 2012 — The young soul singer showcased songs from his new album, Real Love, live from WXPN in Philadelphia.
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Jul 27, 2012 — Kristian Matsson is much more than just a man with a guitar. His intricate fingerpicking, thoughtful lyrics and big voice give his work great height — and help him live up to his stage name. Hear him perform songs from his latest album, There's No Leaving Now, live from World Cafe in Philadelphia.
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Jul 9, 2012 — Hear the singer-songwriter perform rootsy, bluesy folk-rock music from his new album, The Way We Move, recorded live from WXPN and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.
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