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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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Apr 11, 2014 — While Republicans launched some effective counterattacks on the equal pay issue, keep in mind the White House is making a political case to voters — not a statistical argument to economists.
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Mar 11, 2014 — Pundits say David Jolly's victory portends a broader Republican victory during the midterms in November.
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Oct 18, 2013 — Americans who were already tired of partisan bickering endured a lot more this past month. But it's unlikely the budget package that reopened the government is going to do anything to end the rancor.
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Oct 10, 2013 — The president and a select group of 18 House Republicans are scheduled to go head-to-head at the White House at noon.
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Oct 1, 2013 — The Republican National Committee had said it would not work with CNN or NBC on campaign debates if they went ahead with the films. And the filmmaker who was working with CNN says he's pulled the plug because Democrats wouldn't cooperate with him. NBC says a Clinton mini-series didn't fit its plans.
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Sep 19, 2013 — After pressuring his House GOP colleagues to stick their necks out and only support spending bills that defund Obamacare, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz conceded Wednesday that their plan had no chance of getting through the Senate.
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Aug 19, 2013 — The law would make New Jersey and California the only two states to ban the therapy. Christie said he believes people are born gay.
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Aug 17, 2013 — Tensions between the traditional wings of the Republican Party and its libertarians have been brewing for years. Leaks of government surveillance information have helped exacerbate the conflict, pushing forward libertarians' stance on civil liberties.
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Aug 16, 2013 — The GOP says upcoming film projects by the networks show "clear favoritism" toward potential Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton. The networks say the films aren't even finished and have nothing to do with their campaign coverage. But Republicans say they won't debate on CNN or NBC.
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Aug 12, 2013 — Most dating sites won't pair up people from the two different parties. And for good reason, according to some researchers. Ideology, particularly on social issues, is as strong a predictor of whether couples will make it as religion or drinking habits.
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