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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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Apr 24, 2014 — The former Florida governor must reassure major donors about his intentions while avoiding making himself an early target.
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Apr 21, 2014 — Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a top 2016 GOP presidential prospect, is stirring curiosity among black leaders for his outreach efforts and activism in reforming mandatory sentencing laws.
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Apr 18, 2014 — Governors in both parties routinely run for re-election while keeping coy about the White House. But there's no question what's on the Wisconsin governor's mind, long term.
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Apr 11, 2014 — As of this writing, Rep. Vance McAllister is still a congressman representing his northeastern Louisiana district. And that's part of the problem for a GOP establishment that would like him gone.
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Apr 11, 2014 — Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the president's pick to replace retiring HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, has small-town roots and big-time government experience.
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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 — NPR's Don Gonyea spoke to LBJ's younger daughter about the personal costs of the presidency. "It was his cross to bear, and we felt it very much at home as well as in a public way," she says.
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Apr 9, 2014 — A video of married Rep. Vance McAllister in a passionate embrace with a co-worker has put his job in peril. In a prudent move, he decided against pursuing an FBI investigation into who leaked it.
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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 — Rep. Jim Moran argues that members of Congress are underpaid. His claim has been greeted with derision, but there's evidence the cost of living in D.C. makes it tough for members of modest means.
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