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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 18, 2014 | NPR · It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the breakthrough Ukraine deal and the new health care enrollment numbers.
 
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April 18, 2014 | NPR · Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.
 

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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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Aug 28, 2013 — Hear her "most unguarded and revealing" new album and get your questions answered live. Advisory: This stream contains explicit language.
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Aug 29, 2013 — A former punk and truck driver who now puts an art-rock spin on contemporary country music, Gibson visits the Morning Becomes Eclectic studios to perform songs from his new album, Me Moan. Watch Daughn Gibson and his band play "You Don't Fade."
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Aug 26, 2013 — Lou Barlow and Jason Loewenstein will release their first Sebadoh album in 14 years, Defend Yourself, on Sept. 17. The duo, along with drummer Bob D'Amico, visited KEXP in Seattle earlier this month to give fans a taste of what's to come. Watch Sebadoh perform "Keep the Boy Alive" in the studio.
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Aug 22, 2013 — With drummer Bryan Devendorf out due to an injury, The National played a pared-down set during its recent visit to KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic studios. Watch Matt Berninger and company perform "I Should Live In Salt."
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Aug 19, 2013 — The experimental L.A. hip-hop trio cuts quick-slung lines across swaths of destroyed digital noise that's guaranteed to redline your sound system. Watch the group perform "Killer" live at the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee in Seattle. Advisory: This video contains profanity.
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Aug 15, 2013 — The line between folk music and the blues has always been thin and blurry, and Valerie June appears set to erase it all together. She recently stopped by Minnesota Public Radio's studios in St. Paul to perform songs for The Current; watch her perform "You Can't Be Told" here.
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Aug 8, 2013 — The talented singer-songwriter recently held a special concert at The Old Church in downtown Portland, Ore., to celebrate her new album, About Farewell. Watch Diane perform "Lost Land" with the aid of a string section.
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Aug 13, 2013 — New Zealand native Ella Yelich-O'Connor is just 16, but she's already notched one of the year's biggest hits, "Royals," in her home country. Watch Lorde perform the song live in KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic studios.
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Apr 18, 2014 — Donald Fagen and Walter Becker are masters of irony and erudition. The pair perform their Steely Dan hit "Josie" and standards "Mood Indigo" and "Hesitation Blues."
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Apr 18, 2014 — Today we've got a live performance with the Philadelphia-based band. We'll also learn about perfectionist Adam Granduciel's creative process and relationship with early band member Kurt Vile.
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