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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23, 2014 | NPR · Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed.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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The Good Listener

Apr 17, 2014 — A reader asks, "Will there be a place for cassette tapes in the future? What should I do with cassette tapes — especially those beloved mixtapes — that don't have a place to live anymore?"
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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 3, 2014 — Is the nature of an anthem that it should span multiple generations or define them?
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Mar 27, 2014 — Is festival fatigue the first sign of an encroaching spiral into desiccation and death? Or is it natural to hit a point in life where you don't feel like it anymore?
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Mar 6, 2014 — Is SXSW just for industry pros and rich music fans? Or can someone on a budget make it worthwhile? We run through the pros, cons and opportunities that come with attending the festival on the cheap.
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Feb 21, 2014 — How should a reader deal with the guilt of abandoning what used to be her most beloved musicians?
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Feb 14, 2014 — How do you share good music without giving the impression that you're "trying to say something"?
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Feb 7, 2014 — You're putting together a dance for teenagers. What kind of music best reflects their adolescence?
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Jan 31, 2014 — It's largely accepted as truth that Starship's 1985 song "We Built This City" is the worst atrocity in all of music, in all of time. But we can do better — or worse, depending on how you look at it.
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Jan 24, 2014 — A reader discovers Devendra Banhart eight albums into his career. Where's a new fan supposed to begin?
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