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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 19, 2014 | NPR · The military's training center at Fort Irwin in California is complete with mock Middle Eastern villages. But as the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan winds down, how will this facility change?
 
April 19, 2014 | NPR · In the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the opposing camps seem increasingly entrenched, despite a diplomatic effort to ease tensions. Pro-Russian forces refuse to leave occupied buildings and public squares in the east. It's an uneasy Easter weekend and neither side is willing to budge.
 
April 19, 2014 | NPR · Russia is in the middle of a planned upgrade and expansion of its military forces, but global affairs professor Mark Galeotti tells NPR's Arun Rath that Russia's military has its limits.
 

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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 much more than who wins.
 

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Apr 10, 2014World Cafe's latest episode of Latin Roots features a style of music that started in Castro's Cuba in the 1960s as political music celebrating the ideals of the revolution.
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Apr 10, 2014 — Tijoux's hip-hop style and thoughtful lyrics are informed by music from all over the world. Watch the French-born Chilean musician perform the title track from her new album, Vengo, in the studio.
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Apr 5, 2014 — Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras rode vans with rock stars and got serenaded by mariachi singers. Join them as they tackle the biggest music festival Latin America has to offer.
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Apr 5, 2014 — The Puerto Rican rap duo is one of the most controversial bands in Latin music today. Calle 13's new album Multi_Viral finds the band questioning the price of being outspoken in Latin America.
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Mar 27, 2014 — Hear the record producer and artist discuss the Afro-Uruguayan style of Latin music. While the genre is popular in Uruguay, Candombe often goes overlooked outside of the country.
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Mar 27, 2014 — Watch a video playlist featuring some of Alt.Latino's favorite artists playing Vive Latino, the biggest rock and alternative music festival in Latin America.
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Mar 13, 2014 — The Grammy-winning nine-piece Latin funk band specializes in being diverse, from Colombian cumbia to a Black Sabbath tribute. They're in the studio for our Sense of Place series.
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Mar 11, 2014 — With music from São Paulo to Mexico City, Alt.Latino keeps the groove going in a SXAmericas DJ set of songs handpicked from the show.
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Mar 10, 2014 — Today the Mexican-American singer-songwriter reminisces about coming to Austin as a kid and what convinced him to move back.
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Mar 9, 2014 — A strong woman, the French-Chilean rapper can simultaneously love, fight, ask and be happy — and make amazing music in the process. Inventive and searching, Vengo is an album worth savoring.
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