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It's 4:20 On 4/20: Denver Hosts The Cannabis Cup Today

NPR - 4/20/2014 1:20 PM - The Two-Way

The Cannabis Cup festival's date is no coincidence ? it's a conversion of the pot smoker's favorite time of 4:20 into a date. Denver is hosting it for the first time since state pot laws were relaxed.

Service Dog Guides Marathon Bombing Victims Through A Grim Year

NPR - 4/20/2014 1:16 PM - Around the Nation

Newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing. Rescue the assistance dog helps fetch keys and push buttons, bringing warmth and joy as the couple recovers.

'A Wound That Doesn't Close': Armenians Suffer Uncertainty Together

NPR - 4/20/2014 12:17 PM - Parallels

The Easter holiday finds Christians in the Middle East concerned over what the future may hold. As the violence in Syria deepens, many Armenians remember a history of genocidal tragedies.

The Florida Church Whose Worshipers Are All Tourists

NPR - 4/20/2014 9:39 AM - The Two-Way

The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe has no permanent members, but it's hosting tens of thousands of worshipers today ?- it's across the street from Walt Disney World.

'Hurricane' Carter Dies; Boxer Was Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder

NPR - 4/20/2014 8:31 AM - The Two-Way

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former boxing champion who served nearly 20 years in prison, has died of prostate cancer. Carter's story inspired a Bob Dylan protest song; he was 76.

This May Be Rogue Parishioners' Last Easter In Closed Church

NPR - 4/20/2014 8:28 AM - Religion

Ten years after sneaking into a church slated for closing, parishioners at Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church maintain a 24-hour vigil in attempt to keep their house of worship open.