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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.
 
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.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Last week marked another low-point in the Syrian civil war. A unidentified gunman assassinated a Dutch priest in the city of Homs. Father Frans van der Lugt had lived in Syria for nearly five decades.
 

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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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Vivian Schiller

Feb 24, 2012 — Kinsey Wilson, an NPR senior vice president and general manager of NPR Digital Media, is becoming executive vice president and chief content officer. Margaret Low Smith, who has been acting senior vice president for news, is continuing in that role.
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Dec 1, 2011 — He fills the positions that opened earlier this year when controversies led to Vivian Schiller's departure. Today on Talk of the Nation, and later on Twitter, Knell takes questions.
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Oct 2, 2011 — He has led Sesame Workshop for a dozen years. NPR launched the search for a new CEO and president last March, after Vivian Schiller departed following controversies that led the board to conclude she couldn't effectively lead the organization.
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Jun 2, 2011 — Schiller, who joined NPR in January 2009, resigned after NPR's board of directors concluded that controversies under her watch had become such a distraction that she could no longer effectively lead the organization.
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Mar 14, 2011 — The conservative political activist left out some things and made some misleading edits. But the network says executive Ron Schiller still said things he should not have.
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Mar 13, 2011 — Though an NPR executive, who has since left the organization, has admitted he was wrong to say the things he did, a conservative website's analysis suggests that "editing tactics" were designed to mislead viewers.
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Mar 10, 2011 — News outlets continue to follow the story.
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Mar 9, 2011 — Links to our coverage of Vivian Schiller's departure.
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Mar 9, 2011 — From online analyses to news stories and a vigorous conversation in The Two-Way's comments section, the news is getting a lot of attention.
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Mar 9, 2011 — "Our concern is not about any one person at NPR, rather it's about millions of taxpayers," the House majority leader says.
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