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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23, 2014 | NPR · Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed.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 22, 2014 | NPR · Washington Gov. Jay Inslee offers an update on the deadly mudslides near the town of Oso in March. President Obama is visiting Oso on Tuesday.
 
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April 22, 2014 | NPR · The Army plans to take all Apache attack helicopters from the National Guard. The Guard says that's an insult, but Army leaders say it's not personal — it's just about saving money.
 
April 22, 2014 | NPR · The White House named Neil Eggleston its new top lawyer. He'll have to muster his legal and political skills to deal with a divided Congress and multiple investigations of the Obama's administration.
 

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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 22, 2014 — This spring break trip in Tijuana is not the tequila-soaked experience of yesteryear. Instead, it is about sampling local craft beers and viewing street art with the artists, themselves.
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Apr 21, 2014 — The controversial, Peabody Award-winning Cartoon Network series returns Monday for a fourth season, but without creator Aaron McGruder. Fans wonder if the show will recapture its original sting.
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Apr 21, 2014 — The U.S. mainland's only Asian-majority congressional district sits in California's Silicon Valley, where two Indian-American candidates are trying to oust Japanese-American Congressman Mike Honda.
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Apr 20, 2014 — Today, everyone calls it a peanut. Southerners might also say 'goober.' But before the Civil War, there were a dozen names for that humble legume, and it wasn't at all clear which one would win out.
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Apr 20, 2014 — Travel with us on our journey through vintage McDonald's ads, as we take note of what has and hasn't changed in the art of selling burgers to brown people.
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Apr 19, 2014 — Immigrant workers in the Silicon Valley attend Toastmasters meetings to improve their public speaking. Organizers say those skills often lead to increased confidence at work and even job promotions.
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Apr 18, 2014 — The percentage of black Major League Baseball players is steadily declining, Pew reports. Meanwhile, a growing percentage of Latino players such as Yasiel Puig bring interesting stories to the game.
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Apr 18, 2014 — Dean's "Paul Robeson" originally starred James Earl Jones when it opened on Broadway in 1978. It would go on to several revivals in New York and Europe.
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Apr 16, 2014 — When Syreeta McFadden was young, she dreaded being photographed. Cameras made her skin look darkened and distorted. Now a photographer herself, she's learned to capture various hues of brown skin.
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Apr 16, 2014 — The announcement of the winners and finalists for the Pulitzer Prizes gives us an opportunity to herald great journalism that illuminates matters relating to race, ethnicity and culture.
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