The state senate will debate a bill that would allow illegal immigrants to receive in-state college tuition…Federal officials have completed a draft environmental assessment of the potential effects of planting Roundup Ready crops on land in the National Wildlife Refuge System, including land in Colorado.

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April 1, 2015 | NPR · President Obama signed a new executive order that will allow the administration to freeze the assets of any individual or group involved in “malicious” cyberattacks.
 

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April 1, 2015 | NPR · Leona Chin stalled her high-powered car in first gear and randomly turned the wipers on — before unleashing the skills she has honed as a professional driver. Havoc, and some panic, ensued.
 

April 1, 2015 | NPR · People who rely most on their smartphones to get online often deal more frequently with service interruptions because of financial hardship and data limits.
 

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April 1, 2015 | NPR · Ronson’s new So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed looks at the ways social media shaming affects both the targets and those doing the shaming. Critic Eric Weiner calls it sharp-eyed and often hilarious.
 

April 1, 2015 | NPR · The multitalented filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky turns to fiction (sort of) with Where the Bird Sings Best, a semi-autobiographical novel that critic Juan Vidal calls “brilliant, mad, unpredictable.”
 

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April 1, 2015 | NPR · “There are some lessons that only grief and responsibility can teach us,” says Weekend Edition host Scott Simon. His new memoir, Unforgettable, is about the life and death of his mother.
 

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April 1, 2015 | NPR · With the can-do gusto of an after-school special, Sharpless — part of the New York arts collective The Epoch — nails a cover of the Home Movies rock opera for the Faux Real II compilation.
 

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April 1, 2015 | NPR · On new albums, Sufjan Stevens, Kendrick Lamar and Laura Marling all hold the world at a distance in order to embrace creation.
 

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April 1, 2015 | NPR · The international superstar puts social media in the cross hairs in his latest video. Watch this thought-provoking animated short from the director of The Triplets of Belleville.
 

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