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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 17, 2014 | NPR · President Obama met Thursday with insurance company executives and a separate group of insurance regulators from the states, discussing their mutual interest in administering the new health care law.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Kepler-186f is almost the same size as Earth, and it orbits in its star's "Goldilocks zone"-- where temperatures may be just right for life. But much is unknown because it's also 500 light-years away.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · The Supreme Court has recently ruled that mandatory life sentences, without parole, for juveniles are unconstitutional, but states have varied in how they've complied with these decisions.
 

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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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Sandwich Mondays

Oct 15, 2012 — Sandwich Monday has moved. We're fattening up other NPR blogs now.
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Oct 1, 2012 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we eat a pepperoni sandwich that can last forever.
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Sep 24, 2012 — This week, we eat a sandwich that's like a burger, if the burger had exploded. Mmm. Meat pebbles.
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Sep 10, 2012 — This week, Peter remembers a sandwich of his youth: Hebrew National salami on white bread with sweet pickle relish. It tastes strongly of nostalgia. Tell us about the Sandwiches Of Your Youth.
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Aug 27, 2012 — Sandwich Monday is on vacation.
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Aug 20, 2012 — Some members of the Sandwich Monday crew are doing a 5K tonight. To get ready, we made a sandwich comprised entirely of energy bars and gels. It adds up to 1,200 calories, more than twice that of a Big Mac.
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Aug 13, 2012 — A recipe for bacon s'mores has been making its way around the Internet today, prompting many people to wonder how they hadn't thought of it before. It was probably like this when a caveman first figured out the wheel and put something about it on his blog.
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Aug 6, 2012 — This week, our intern shares her family's recipe for Extreme Ice Cream Sandwiches: Make cookies, bake them for only four minutes, freeze them, and then put ice cream in between. It's like cookie dough ice cream, reversed. Genius.
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Jul 23, 2012 — Forget everything you ever knew about buns: This week, we eat a burger in between two grilled cheese sandwiches.
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Jul 16, 2012 — For this week's Sandwich Monday, we let an invasive pest invade our mouths.
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