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Thursday, April 17, 2014
A shot of the now-infamous boat in the backyard of 67 Franklin Street, Watertown, where surviving Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found hiding on April 19, 2013. Tsarnaev was only found after the homeowner and other Watertown residents were allowed to venture outside. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

In an emergency situation, when should a city shut down, and at what price?

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Thursday, April 17, 2014
In 2012, a female Florida State freshman alleged star quarterback Jameis Winston had raped her. The local prosecutor decided there was insufficient evidence, but a New York Times report has uncovered possible flaws in the investigation (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

FSU star quarterback Jameis Winston was accused but not charged with rape after the local prosecutor deemed the evidence insufficient.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Smoking marijuana (prensa420/Flickr)

New research showed changes in two key brain regions in recreational marijuana users between 18 and 25.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Heather Abbott, left, and Roseann Sdoia are both amputees who developed a lasting bond after last year’s bombing. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Roseann Sdoia and Heather Abbott had been acquainted before the bombing, but became fast friends after they were both injured.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov says the goal of his new offensive is to “root out separatists.”

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington is shown, March 22, 2013. (Susan Walsh/AP)

Tax expert David Cay Johnston says it’s easy to fool the IRS, but there’s one catch: “you have to be rich.” He says outdated tax policies are hurting the economy.

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Monday, April 14, 2014
Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Glenn Miller, is accused of killing three people Sunday in Kansas City. He allegedly attacked them at a Jewish community center and a Jewish retirement facility. (Johnson County, Kan., Sheriff's Office)

Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center discusses what his group knew about the suspect, Frazier Glenn Cross.

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Monday, April 14, 2014
Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman and his fiancée, Erin Hurley, are expecting their first child. (Jesse Costa/Here & Now)

A year after Jeff Bauman lost both legs in the bombing, he and his fiancée are expecting their first child.

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Friday, April 11, 2014
A woman of the Pulaar ethnicity carries a baby on her back as she waits in line in the Begoua district, northeast of Bangui, to receive humanitarian and medical aid on April 9, 2014. (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

As Rwanda commemorates the 20th anniversary of the genocide there, its neighbor C.A.R. continues to suffer brutal ethnic violence.

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Friday, April 11, 2014
The neon sign of a coffee shop is pictured in Amsterdam, October 31, 2011. (Nathalie Magniez/AFP/Getty Images)

Worried about what legalized recreational marijuana means for Denver, Michael Hancock is speaking to his counterpart in Amsterdam.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Two years after Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown and killed, Tawerghans are still living in refugee camps.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Students walk on the campus of Lewis-Clark State College in Idaho. The college's president is among those who does not support a new law allowing guns on campus. (Lewis-Clark State College)

Idaho recently became the seventh state to allow concealed weapons at public colleges. We talk with one college president.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Did Russia not share enough intelligence on Tamerlan Tsarnaev with the FBI, or did the FBI fail to connect the dots?

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The 19 students and a security guard stabbed at a school outside of Pittsburgh are all expected to survive.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

NPR’s Technology Correspondent Steve Henn explains the flaw and how the coding error might affect the security of your personal data.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Murraysville police chief says a 16-year-old boy injured 19 students and a school police officer at the high school.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Residents of the region are on edge as authorities investigate the apparently random shootings targeting vehicles.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Only a few unofficial results of the election are in so far, but both candidates claim that they are ahead.

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Tomorrow, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver will consider whether Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage is constitutional.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Some tax preparers gouge customers for a large percentage of their refunds or commit outright tax fraud.

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April 16 Comment

ER Doctor Looks Back A Year After Marathon Bombing

Dr. Ron Medzon, an emergency room physician at Boston Medical Center, recalls treating victims injured in the bombing.

April 16 34 Comments

Tensions Build In San Francisco Amid Tech Boom

As San Francisco experiences a historic economic boom, some activists say not all city residents are reaping the benefits.

April 15 8 Comments

4 Lamb Recipes, Plus Lamb Cooking Tips

With the weather getting warmer, Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst is thinking lamb. She shares recipes for Middle Eastern-style lamb meatballs and more.

April 15 14 Comments

The Problem With U.S. Tax Policies

Tax expert David Cay Johnston says it's easy to fool the IRS, but there's one catch: "you have to be rich." He says outdated tax policies are hurting the economy.