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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 23, 2014 — The Obama administration announced Wednesday that federal inmates serving long sentences for drug offenses will be eligible to apply for clemency if they meet six major criteria.
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Apr 22, 2014 — On Earth Day 2014, it wasn't easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren't much interested in the environment.
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Apr 21, 2014 — Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that the administration expects to broaden criteria under which federal prisoners convicted of drug offenses can apply for pardons or reduced sentences.
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Apr 10, 2014 — Democrats made lots of speeches about the horrors of the GOP's Ryan budget. Republicans made lots of speeches about its wonders. The actual effect on public policy? None.
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Apr 3, 2014 — The new NPR poll indicated that Republicans had a 10 percentage-point advantage over Democrats with voters over age 59. In 2010, it was 21 points.
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Mar 19, 2014 — Climate.data.gov is designed to make government data more accessible to researchers and industries trying to adapt to global warming.
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Mar 14, 2014 — Amid pressure to slow deportations and after meeting with Hispanic congressional leaders, President Obama said he would look at more humane ways to enforce immigration laws.
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Mar 12, 2014 — The administration's plan to increase the number of American workers eligible for mandatory overtime pay is seen as part of a strategy to stress income inequality.
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Mar 10, 2014 — A new survey of Americans aged 18 to 32 includes some troubling news for the GOP. But the findings also suggest that few millennials see big differences between the two major parties.
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Mar 6, 2014 — More than a dozen states are considering bills that would criminalize the online posting of sexually explicit photos or videos without the subject's consent. But First Amendment experts urge caution.
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