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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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Jan 6, 2014 — In today's roundup, "women's fiction" gets another look, movie pants go on sale, and a full-page advertisement is built entirely on a single tweet.
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Sep 19, 2013 — In today's pop culture news, we learn that a bake-off contestant may have a predilection for frozen treats, that the films of Canada are on the rise, and that it's entirely possible — sort of — that all Pixar movies are secretly connected by a brilliant — or maybe loony — common thread.
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Feb 19, 2013 — In this morning's roundup, we look at the life of Ken Jennings, a bad day at Burger King, and older gamers.
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Feb 15, 2013 — In this morning's roundup: Another reality television opportunity for Kate Gosselin, a debate over ethics and boogers, and a harrowing (and important) story from Thandie Newton.
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Feb 14, 2013 — In this morning's roundup: Aziz Ansari goes deep on the questions of love and happiness, the House Of Cards hype gets ahead of itself, and an anti-library author starts a (figurative) fire.
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Feb 13, 2013 — In this morning's roundup, we note Joseph Gordon-Levitt's latest charm offensive, a British trend for converting spaces, and another TV show from the fine people at The Onion.
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Feb 1, 2013 — In today's roundup: Linda Gray says you saw her leg once even if you didn't know you did, and CBS is preparing for a very, very big weekend.
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Jan 3, 2013 — This morning: Bourdain on tween television, Andrew Sullivan on independence, and a guide to Kanye West.
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Jan 2, 2013 — In this morning's roundup: the upcoming films, the literary resolutions, the predictions, and more for the New Year.
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Oct 25, 2012 — In this morning's roundup: More Idris Elba Bond rumors, some tussling over genre fiction and literary fiction (can't get enough!), and Ai Weiwei having some fun with YouTube.
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