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April 20, 2014 | NPR · The pope gave his traditional Easter blessing before a large crowd in St. Peter’s Square; he also called for help for people who are living in desperate conditions.
 

April 20, 2014 | NPR · The principality of Lichtenstein, in eastern Switzerland, is a grand total of 62 square miles. Now, it’s getting smaller.
 

April 20, 2014 | NPR · In India, hundreds of millions are casting their ballots in parliamentary elections over the next month. NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to Indian reporter Supriya Sharma.
 

Arts & Life

April 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks with Nikil Saval about his new book Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace. It’s a look at how the white-collar world came to be the way it is, and what it might become.
 

April 20, 2014 | NPR · It is not only smoked meat that’s in all the hottest restaurants. It’s actually anything edible that is being smoked.
 

April 20, 2014 | NPR · In the new comedy Fading Gigolo, John Turturro plays the title character, and Woody Allen plays his pimp. This story originally broadcast on All Things Considered on April 18, 2014.
 

Music

April 19, 2014 | NPR · Canadian jazz saxophonist Christine Jensen has begun using a full “jazz orchestra” of up to 18 players, opening new horizons for her. NPR’s Arun Rath speaks with Jensen about her new album, Habitat.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The songs, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Songs host in his tracks. This week: A cat video, a live double rainbow and all the soles you can shake a camera at.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · A young Pakistani musician treats the guitar as a percussion instrument — with surprisingly shimmering results. He also performs a piano piece he wrote at just 16.
 

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