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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 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 24, 2014 — Kelis Rogers recently packed her 12-piece band onto the small stage at Santa Monica's Apogee Studios for a raucous good time. Watch her perform "Friday Fish Fry" from her new album, Food.
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Apr 21, 2014 — The young U.K. band has been touted by Britpop luminaries like Johnny Marr and Noel Gallagher, who've both fallen for Temples' shimmering and nostalgia-inducing debut, Sun Structures.
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Apr 17, 2014 — After spending time in a decked out geodesic dome in the desert, the LA band is back with their second album. See them perform their new "Love Is To Die" in the KCRW studios.
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Apr 14, 2014 — After a relentless outpouring of music in the last 30 years, the Crowded House and Split Enz veteran has returned with more. Watch Neil Finn perform "Driving Me Mad," from his new album Dizzy Heights.
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Apr 13, 2014 — The dance-pop side project of Mountain Man's Amelia Meath and Megafaun's Nick Sanborn visits with Bandwidth, the music arm of Washington, D.C.'s WAMU. Watch Sylvan Esso perform "Coffee" live.
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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 9, 2014 — The group has transformed its ambient Americana sound into grand arrangements for full band. Watch The War on Drugs perform songs from its new album Lost in the Dream in the KEXP studios.
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Apr 6, 2014 — A mainstay of the contemporary bluegrass circuit, the progressive band performs a lush three-part tune from its sixth studio album, Let It Go.
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Apr 2, 2014 — Watch the Canadian artist perform a one-woman show on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. Lanza's electronic music combines airy vocals and finely crafted beats with a thick dance-floor sound.
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Mar 24, 2014 — The singer-songwriter and her band visit the KEXP studios for an intense and incendiary set of songs from her new album, Burn Your Fire for No Witness.
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