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April 23, 2014 | NPR · They say they were placed on the list for refusing to inform on other Muslims. The suit is part of a broad wave of cases challenging the secretive no-fly list and U.S. counterterrorism strategies.
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed. But some say the law is a lifeline for the disabled.
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · Shakespeare's Globe Theater aims to take the Bard's iconic play to every country in the world. It will perform everywhere from prestigious theaters to Pacific island beaches.
 

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April 21, 2014 | NPR · Last year a scientist said he'd found a new form of botulinum toxin, and was keeping details secret to keep the recipe from terrorists. But other science and public health labs were shut out, too.
 
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Pharmaceutical companies are suddenly trading entire divisions the way sports teams swap players. Glaxo, Novartis and Ely Lily are all involved in a complicated deal announced Tuesday, and so far this year, five deals exceeding $2 billion have been announced. What's driving the deal-making?
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · For decades, a mysterious quacking "bio-duck" has been heard roaming the waters of the Southern Ocean. Now scientists say the source is a whale.
 

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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 14, 2014 — Bettye LaVette began her career in the soul-intensive climate of 1960s Detroit, and recent albums have helped her find a huge new audience. Here, she performs a set with her backing band.
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Apr 14, 2014 — For his surreal and wildly infectious new video, Atlanta soul singer Curtis Harding took visual cues from '70s and '80s cigarette and headphone ads, along with some staple Isley Brothers music videos.
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Apr 13, 2014 — The new album from R&B's resident provocateur is the embodiment of what she has always contended as an artist: that she can't be molded to fit inside one genre.
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Apr 13, 2014 — Jason King picks 10 Al Green classics to celebrate the soul singer's birthday
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Apr 6, 2014 — On his first new album in more than five years, the Soulquarian-influenced R&B singer retains elements of his past — and connects them dreamily to his future.
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Mar 21, 2014 — The "Milkshake" singer has a new album, and recently gave her first U.S. performance in years.
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Mar 20, 2014 — Hear a characteristically energetic performance from lead singer Rachael Price and company, as the buzzed-about Boston band showcases songs from the new Bad Self Portraits.
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Mar 20, 2014 — Paul Janeway's mother threw away his copy of Nirvana's Nevermind when he was a kid. The leader of St. Paul and the Broken Bones says his strict religious upbringing is key to the musician he became.
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Mar 17, 2014 — You don't have to be a Beyoncé fan to be impressed by her success. But the depth of devotion shown by her most ardent supporters is just as stunning and intriguing as the singer's own flawless image.
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Mar 16, 2014 — If you're planning to stay up all night this St. Paddy's Day, let these 25 four-leaf clovers from NPR Music's R&B channel, I'll Take You There, set the scene.
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