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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23, 2014 | NPR · Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed.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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Feb 14, 2012 — Listen to the acclaimed Norwegian pianist in a program that spans pillars of the piano literature — from Haydn to Chopin to Bartok.
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May 14, 2011 — Hear conductor Kent Nagano, pianist Angela Hewitt and the venerable orchestra trace the arc of symphonic tradition from the Renaissance to modern times — with music by Gabrieli, Bach, Haydn, Beethoven and Webern.
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May 13, 2011 — Maria Schneider is used to writing for her own jazz band. Hear her first classical work, written for soprano Dawn Upshaw, at the Spring for Music festival at Carnegie Hall.
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May 11, 2011 — Commissioned for the 100th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson's birth, Steven Stucky's August 4, 1964 centers on the day two key issues in Johnson's Presidency converged: the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement. Hear the work's New York premiere live from Carnegie Hall.
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May 6, 2011 — The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra has spearheaded a novel project designed to help bridge past and present: It commissioned six composers to write companion pieces for Bach's six Brandenburg Concertos. Hear the ensemble play all six new works as it opens the Spring for Music festival at Carnegie Hall.
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May 10, 2011 — Ten years ago, conductor David Allan Miller had a dream to hear new takes on traditional spirituals. Hear his dream come true as Miller and the Albany Symphony Orchestra make their Carnegie Hall debut.
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Apr 4, 2011 — The versatile Parisian string quartet adds spice to a traditionally fusty corner of classical music. The group plays an exuberant mix of music by Debussy, Miles Davis and Astor Piazzolla.
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Apr 4, 2011 — This group of hand-selected graduates from major conservatories receives mentoring and professional development while working as music teachers in New York City Public Schools. ACJW members play Steampunk, a new piece composed for them by David Bruce.
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Apr 5, 2011 — The experimental ensemble is a role model for anyone who believes that a string quartet can also be a band. ETHEL's contemporary repertoire is known for its edgy and postmodern veneer, as well as its use of amplification and improvisation.
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Apr 6, 2011 — The ensemble thrives on high-intensity repertoire, like Xenakis' exhilarating Tetras, and new music from the likes of Brooklyn-based Missy Mazzoli. The JACK Quartet plays both at WQXR's Greene Space.
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