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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Schoolgirls were kidnapped in Nigeria Tuesday. The suspects are believed to be with a radical group blamed for a bombing Monday. Kelly McEvers talks to Michelle Faul of The Associated Press.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, Heather Abbott has adapted to life with her prostheses, including a blade for running and one that allows her to wear her favorite shoes.
 

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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian tanks arrived in the city of Kramatorsk Wednesday morning. By the time they rolled out of the city, they were flying Russian flags. People in Kramatorsk tell the story of what happened.
 
April 16, 2014 | NPR · NATO has announced a strengthening of its forces near the alliance's eastern border. Gen. George Joulwan, the former NATO supreme allied commander for Europe, discusses the plan.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A 325 million-year-old fossil find shows that the gill structures of modern sharks are actually quite different from their ancient ancestors.
 

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April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

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All Songs Considered

Apr 16, 2014 — Do a musician's songs sound like the shoes she wears? Help us prove that they do by sending in photos of shoes worn by your favorite bands.
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Apr 16, 2014 — In celebration of Record Store Day, the latest All Songs Considered mix features never-before-heard cuts from The Boss and more.
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Apr 15, 2014 — We sent photographer Adam Kissick out to the desert to get happy with a giant astronaut, OutKast's reunion, an Este Haim mask and much more at the music festival in Indio, Calif.
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Apr 14, 2014While You Were Sleeping, a new album by singer Jos James out in June, features a surprising and electrifying new sound you can hear in this track, "EveryLittleThing."
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Apr 12, 2014 — The albums, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Songs Considered host in his tracks this week. This week: the future of concert visuals and the last song you'll ever hear.
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Apr 11, 2014 — A couple of videos we're particularly proud of — a Tiny Desk Concert with OK Go and a Field Recording with Gregory Porter — are up for Webbys this year.
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Apr 11, 2014 — Given the choice, what's the last song you'd like to hear before shuffling off this mortal coil?
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Apr 11, 2014 — Can you identify a song when it's stripped down to a just few seconds of isolated drum pounding?
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Apr 10, 2014 — Your musical wisdom greatly exceeds that of the folks around you. How do you use that power wisely?
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Apr 9, 2014 — Can you tell what a band's music will sound like, just by the shoes they wear? All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen thinks you can.
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