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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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Dec 28, 2012 — Slate and a citizen journalist are trying to report every gun-related death in the nation on a daily basis. There is no central clearinghouse for such information. The goal of the project, Slate says, is to provide key data for the post-Newtown debate over gun laws.
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Nov 18, 2010 — Obama gets more goofy advice about getting his mojo back from Slate's readers, as people continue to mock a recent Washington Post column in which two Washington insiders suggested he announce that he's not running for a second term.
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May 14, 2010 — Facebook's privacy problems are generating a lot of buzz, but Farhad Manjoo concludes: We'll get over it.
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Apr 8, 2010 — One man sets out to do the impossible in the digital age — give up the Internet. For good. No, really.
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Apr 1, 2010Fed up with America's mobile service? Not sure what to do? Slate's Farhad Manjoo is on your sid—— and he's got a plan. "Check out his Cell Phone Bill of Rights>."
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Dec 23, 2009 — Slate's roundup of the best political holiday cards is a sweetheart deal for political junkies.
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Nov 20, 2009 — Alleged Killer? Jay Starkman has had it with NPR after listening to coverage of Maj. Nidal Hasan, who has been charged with killing 13 people at Ft. Hood on Nov.5. "I can't take you any more! NPR is so PC, it insists on calling Hasan "alleged" an...
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Sep 29, 2009 — Life advice from Eliot Spitzer.
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Sep 21, 2009 — Farhad Manjoo hits the nail on the head again, with specific recommendations for improving Craigslist.
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Aug 10, 2009 — Time to reset your password? Farhad Manjoo recommends a fast, foolproof way to create easy to remember passwords.
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