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April 18, 2014 | NPR · The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

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April 17, 2014 | NPR · President Obama met Thursday with insurance company executives and a separate group of insurance regulators from the states, discussing their mutual interest in administering the new health care law.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · The president has visited Prince George's County, Md., four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African-American majority. It also happens to be very close to the White House.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Kepler-186f is almost the same size as Earth, and it orbits in its star's "Goldilocks zone"-- where temperatures may be just right for life. But much is unknown because it's also 500 light-years away.
 

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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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Apr 16, 2014 — He was inspired by The Beatles, but later fell under the spell of Jimi Hendrix. Cray is in the studio today to perform songs from his new album, In My Soul.
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Apr 15, 2014 — The North Carolina band's new album is quite different from its previous projects. Past Life is stripped down, relies on more electronic elements and represents a major evolution for the band.
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Apr 11, 2014 — The Australian singer-songwriter performs songs from her album The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas. A highlight is "Avant Gardener," Barnett's honest and humorous song about anaphylactic shock.
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Apr 10, 2014 — The British band returns from a three-year hiatus with a new album named after a Tony Blair quote.
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Apr 9, 2014 — Keegan Dewitt left his day job in Brooklyn and followed his heart to Nashville to begin a career in music. The band he formed assembles in the studio to perform songs from its debut, Youth.
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Apr 8, 2014 — Hear the Milwaukee roots-rock veteran perform his new material from the World Cafe Live stage.
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Apr 7, 2014 — The band visited the World Cafe studios back in 2009, shortly after the release of Bitte Orca. The album found the band continuing to experiment and expand its sound.
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Apr 4, 2014 — James Mercer and Brian Burton (a.k.a. Danger Mouse) discuss their own projects, their creative process and the influences that contributed to their new album as Broken Bells, After the Disco.
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Apr 3, 2014 — Listen to songs from the California band's debut, Bigfoot, performed live in the studio. The guitar-driven pop-rock album is a far cry from singer Zach Yudin's original looped electronic songs.
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Apr 2, 2014 — The Grammy-winning band from Northern Mali performs two sparse songs from its new album, Emmaar.
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