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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Hundreds of civilians have been massacred in the South Sudan town of Bentiu. For more, Steve Inskeep talks to Andrew Green, the South Sudan bureau chief for the Voice of America.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · One year ago, a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 workers. Top retailers have begun inspecting factories more aggressively, but other steps have fallen short.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college aren't always obvious to the public, higher education insiders tell Morning Edition's David Greene.
 

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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Syria will likely meet an upcoming deadline to hand over its declared chemical weapons. But the agreement seems to have emboldened the Syrian regime to use other brutal tactics, including a chemical not covered by the deal.
 
April 24, 2014 | NPR · As diplomatic talks in Geneva have failed to resolve the three-year-old civil war in Syria, the U.S. is undertaking a new covert program to send weapons in support of rebel forces there.
 
April 24, 2014 | NPR · The Israeli government suspended peace talks with Palestinians, citing a unity agreement announced Wednesday by Palestinian leadership. The Israeli security cabinet came to the decision unanimously, angered by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's decision to end a seven-year schism with the Hamas movement.
 

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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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The Thistle

Apr 23, 2014 — This hour features classic combinations of musical trios who weave melodies and rhythms together into an intoxicating and perfectly balanced blend.
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Apr 16, 2014 — Today's show features great solo artists and duos in uncluttered acoustic arrangements.
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Apr 10, 2014 — Stay connected to music's roots with artists who resist the digital perfection of the studio.
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Apr 3, 2014 — Meet the legendary Scottish musician, producer and broadcaster. Today, we'll hear music over the course of his decades-long career in the folk scene connecting Celtic and American song traditions.
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Mar 26, 2014 — Fiona Ritchie hand-picks the best new spring sounds from rising artists, along with the latest from some perennial favorites.
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Mar 19, 2014 — Join Fiona Ritchie at The Swannanoa Gathering in the mountains of North Carolina for a conversational and musical encounter with Irish American singer and songwriter Cathie Ryan.
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Mar 12, 2014 — Our music this week sings of wild and unspoiled landscapes and challenges us to preserve them.
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Mar 5, 2014 — Hear songs from recent albums by North American artists expanding the reach of Celtic roots music.
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Feb 26, 2014 — There are many songs commemorating the landmarks that span our rivers and railways. Music is our bridge across time and place and our way to connect with one another.
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Feb 19, 2014 — Contributions by acoustic and electric bass to Celtic music are subtle, imaginative and, with players like Alain Genty, firmly in the foreground.
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