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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 · The president has visited Prince George's County, Md., four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African-American majority. It also happens to be very close to the White House.
 
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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.
 

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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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Sep 11, 2013 — The huge bond sale is about three times larger than the previous record. Analysts say Verizon is rushing to take advantage of some of the last low borrowing rates. Rising rates, meanwhile, are a sign of a healthier economy.
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Sep 9, 2013 — In a potentially landmark case, judges will decide whether the federal government can enforce rules and laws around broadband as it becomes more central to our culture and economy.
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Jun 6, 2013 — Swirling controversy over government seizure of millions of Verizon phone records is a reminder of just how much data consumers are constantly and willingly sharing each day.
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Jun 5, 2013 — A FISA court order gives the government the power to obtain the information for a three-month period that ends July 19. The order covers all Verizon calls made within the U.S., and between the U.S. and other countries. The order covers call data — not the actual conversations.
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Dec 30, 2011 — Verizon said it was scrapping its plans because of customer feedback. The fee caused an uproar on the Internet.
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Jan 11, 2011 — The wait is over. Verizon Wirelessjust officially announcedthat it too now has the iPhone, ending AT&T's exclusive deal with Apple.
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Jan 11, 2011 — Verizon Wireless is expected to announce today that it will start selling a version of the Apple iPhone that will run on its network.
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Dec 27, 2010 — Word from Taiwan about Apple's shipment goals has renewed talk that the much-anticipated Verizon-version of the iPhone may soon be available.
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Oct 26, 2010 — Download a spooky ringtone on your cell phone this Halloween and satisfy your inner ghoul.
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Oct 7, 2010 — The rumor that the iPhone is coming to Verizon has become almost as common as sightings of Elvis, or, well, Bigfoot.
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