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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · A typical UPS truck now has hundreds of sensors on it. That's changing the way UPS drivers work — and it foreshadows changes coming for workers throughout the economy.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Brazil is the spiritual home of soccer and a world powerhouse in the sport. It's woven into the Brazilian psyche. Wins and losses have had repercussions in other realms — including politics.
 

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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian tanks arrived in the city of Kramatorsk Wednesday morning. By the time they rolled out of the city, they were flying Russian flags. People in Kramatorsk tell the story of what happened.
 
April 16, 2014 | NPR · NATO has announced a strengthening of its forces near the alliance's eastern border. Gen. George Joulwan, the former NATO supreme allied commander for Europe, discusses the plan.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A 325 million-year-old fossil find shows that the gill structures of modern sharks are actually quite different from their ancient ancestors.
 

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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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Sep 27, 2013 — A political journalist tells congressional Republicans to pull the trigger on a government shutdown and debt default... Speaker Boehner's attempt to placate his House GOP caucus' hardliners fails ... Someone goes cute and furry to sell Obamacare.
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Aug 6, 2013 — Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, is just the latest tech mogul to plant a flag on the banks of the Potomac River.
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Aug 6, 2013 — The purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has renewed speculation that the Times might also soon go on the auction block. Could New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg be a potential buyer?
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Aug 5, 2013 — Bezos will pay $250 million in cash for the venerable journalism institution.
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Feb 28, 2013 — The veteran Washington Post reporter says a White House aide threatened him over a story about President Obama's role in sequestration.
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Nov 13, 2012 — Marcus Brauchli has been the Post's top editor since 2008. He'll stay with the company, focusing on new media opportunities. Martin Baron leaves Boston to join the Post on Jan. 2.
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Jun 27, 2012 — Mitt Romney's campaign got no satisfaction from The Washington Post. The newspaper refused to retract a piece that tied the Republican presidential candidate to the outsourcing of U.S. jobs overseas when he ran Bain Capital.
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Apr 2, 2012 — The GSA conference with the clown, comedian and mind reader is the kind of embarrassing story any administration wants to avoid on its watch, especially at a time of fiscal austerity when federal workers are coming under attack from some conservatives and a general election looms for a president seeking a second term.
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Feb 8, 2012 — Not all the reaction to Washington Post investigation of earmarks for projects near lawmakers' homes has been the predictable outrage at members of Congress for misusing their offices to enrich themselves by funding construction of roads etc that could boost their property values. Some readers actually thought the Post series to be a case of unjustified guilt by geolocation.
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Oct 19, 2011 — President Obama is either raising money from the financial sector like a man with many friends and supporters in that field despite his attempts to regulate it. Or, he is losing the money race to Mitt Romney, that veteran of the private-equity world, because of his administration's efforts to clamp down on Wall Street with new regulations.
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