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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.
 
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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 · President Obama has visited Prince George's County, MD, four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African American majority, and also happens to be very close to the White House.
 
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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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Apr 11, 2013 — The rapper and his wife, Beyonce, were criticized by politicians for taking a trip to Cuba. The White House dismissed the song saying, "I guess nothing rhymes with Treasury."
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Feb 26, 2013 — The relationship between Art and Science is much debated. Commentator Adam Frank says the tight connection between these seemingly different worlds can be seen clearly in the eye-catching work of pop icon Beyonc. You just have to know what you're looking for.
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Jan 23, 2013 — Listen closely and you can hear two Beyonces, an audio engineer says. One who seemed to be singing live and another on a pre-recorded track.
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Jan 22, 2013 — The U.S. Marine Band accompanying her was pre-recorded, but after conflicting reports, there's burning debate as to whether Beyonce sang live.
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Aug 29, 2011 — The singer stole the show at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards when she revealed that she and husband Jay-Z are expecting a child.
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Apr 23, 2009 — Don't worry. Beyonce can sing.
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