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April 23, 2014 | NPR · They say they were placed on the list for refusing to inform on other Muslims. The suit is part of a broad wave of cases challenging the secretive no-fly list and U.S. counterterrorism strategies.
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed. But some say the law is a lifeline for the disabled.
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · Shakespeare's Globe Theater aims to take the Bard's iconic play to every country in the world. It will perform everywhere from prestigious theaters to Pacific island beaches.
 

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April 21, 2014 | NPR · Last year a scientist said he'd found a new form of botulinum toxin, and was keeping details secret to keep the recipe from terrorists. But other science and public health labs were shut out, too.
 
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Pharmaceutical companies are suddenly trading entire divisions the way sports teams swap players. Glaxo, Novartis and Ely Lily are all involved in a complicated deal announced Tuesday, and so far this year, five deals exceeding $2 billion have been announced. What's driving the deal-making?
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · For decades, a mysterious quacking "bio-duck" has been heard roaming the waters of the Southern Ocean. Now scientists say the source is a whale.
 

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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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Nov 17, 2010 — Jónsi is known not only for his work with the experimental Icelandic rock group Sigur Rós, but also for his own innovative use of sound and his elaborate multimedia live performances. Hear his solo concert, recorded live from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club.
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Sep 14, 2010 — The Austin post-rock band curated All Tomorrow's Parties in 2008. Now it's returned to perform at the music festival's 10th-anniversary party. Listen to the band's epic set here.
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Oct 12, 2010 — Bradford Cox, frontman for the ambient punk bands Deerhunter and Atlas Sound, gives unforgettable live performances. Cox and the other members of Deerhunter bring their thrilling stage show to Washington, D.C. for a full concert, recorded live from the 9:30 Club.
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May 2, 2010 — The Swedish pop band Shout Out Louds and the Queens, N.Y., pop group Freelance Whales make joyful, uplifting, utterly infectious music. Hear both bands recorded live in concert from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
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Oct 5, 2010 — Swedish singer and guitarist Kristian Matsson is a soft-spoken guy who stands somewhere around five and a half feet tall. But on stage, he's known as The Tallest Man on Earth, and he's got one of the boldest, most captivating voices around. Here, he stops in Washington, D.C. for a full concert, recorded live at the 9:30 Club, with an opening set by S. Carey
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Sep 30, 2010 — At the Theatre Project, Whitman stood center stage, hovered over four synthesizer units in a perfect 2x2 formation. Rapid-fire popcorn electronics took a turn into Stockhausen-esque trance at the High Zero Festival.
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Sep 17, 2010 — After nearly a decade off, Superchunk is back with Majesty Shredding, a potent guitar-rock album with all the youth, exuberance and inspiration of the band's '90s work. Superchunk showcased the new songs, along with old favorites, in a full concert recorded live from the 9:30 Club.
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Sep 30, 2010 — At the High Zero Festival, drummer Shayna Dunkelman locked into some nearly dance-rock grooves that gave the electronics-heavy spastic final set some direction.
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Sep 13, 2010 — The California indie-rock duo had one of the biggest songs of 2009 in "Lust for Life." Director Jim Jarmusch liked the song so much, he chose Girls to perform live at this year's All Tomorrow's Parties music festival. Listen to the set here.
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Sep 10, 2010 — Washed over by echo, even live, Kurt Vile sounds as if he's in his bedroom with a group of his bleary-eyed buddies, fiddling with a four-track recorder. Vile was like a shaggy-haired Lou Reed at the All Tomorrow's Parties music festival in New York on Sept. 5, running through his playfully hazy pop songs backed by The Violators.
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