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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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Jul 12, 2013 — Also: Embattled celebrity chef Paula Deen to star in a comic book; Nathaniel Rich on noir lit; a profile of a literary fraudster.
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Jun 17, 2013 — This is the latest revelation to come from documents leaked by Edward Snowden. They purportedly show that Britain and the United States spied on their allies during G-20 summit meetings in England in 2009.
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Feb 15, 2011 — The Iraqi defector who provided information that the U.S. and its allies relied on tells The Guardian that his aim was to bring down Saddam Hussein. And he's comfortable with what he did.
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Feb 8, 2011 — "It's been the fundamental factors that have motivated people," says an editor of The Guardian. But diplomatic cables uncovered by WikiLeaks do confirm that the U.S. knew about corruption and other problems in the nations being rocked by protests.
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Feb 8, 2011 — Julian Assange's defense has put a Swedish legal expert on the stand to say there have been serious irregularities in the way prosecutors have handled the investigation into alleged sex crimes. The WikiLeaks founder says he's innocent.
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Jan 20, 2011The Guardian has uncovered how four officers engaged in sexual relations with environmental activists who they were spying on. One officer married one of his "targets," fathered two children and later got divorced.
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Dec 3, 2010 — More than 100,000 people now have "encrypted" copies of the State Department diplomatic cables inWikiLeaks' latest disclosures, founder Julian Assange claimed today.
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Dec 3, 2010 — Britain'sThe Independent saysWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is "expected to be arrested in the coming days after Swedish prosecutors filed a new warrant with British authorities."
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Jun 29, 2010 — Why do we care so much about what people think of our musings on social networking sites? How selfish are we? A neurologist tackles the issues.
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Mar 2, 2010 — Avoid prologues. Keep your exclamation points under control. Try to leave out the part that readers tend to skip. The Guardian offers fictions writing tips such as these — and mo— — from a—hors in the biz.
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