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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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Governing

Apr 14, 2014 — IRS Commissioner John Koskinen discusses the challenges of running the government's tax collection arm, in the face of sequestration cuts and congressional scrutiny.
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Apr 13, 2014 — The U.S., the IMF's most powerful member, has refused to sign off on reforms. On Saturday, global leaders suggested the IMF would turn to other options if Congress doesn't act by year's end.
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Apr 11, 2014 — The moves comes after Congress approved legislation aimed at denying entry to Hamid Aboutalebi, who was part of a student group that seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979.
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Apr 10, 2014 — For the cautious president and the free-wheeling reverend, there's a political symbiosis that comes from sharing the same stage.
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Apr 10, 2014 — Let the tourists stare at the cherry blossoms. This week, with its World Bank and IMF meetings, is for the true, serious wonks who just can't get enough of lecture halls and soggy hors d'oeuvres.
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Apr 8, 2014 — When a Texas Republican congressman criticized Eric Holder Tuesday, the attorney general hit him with a dose of snark.
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Apr 4, 2014 — As details emerge about GM's handling of an ignition switch recall, a question is raised again: What is the relationship between regulators and the regulated, and the revolving door between the two?
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Apr 2, 2014 — A Senate committee vote, expected this week, marks the latest chapter in a bitter power struggle between Congress and the CIA over detention and interrogation practices.
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Apr 1, 2014 — In his re-election bid, Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott can point to a rallying economy and a big war chest. But his campaign has recently run into trouble with an important group of voters — Hispanics.
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Apr 1, 2014 — House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan's latest plan is likely to play a familiar role — as fodder for both parties' congressional campaigns this fall.
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