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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 · 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 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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Michele Norris

Nov 12, 2013 — NPR can seem like an overwhelming place for us interns looking to make a career in public radio, but it's easy to feel comfortable here. Fall 2013 interns collected insights and photos from their encounters with some of NPR's biggest and most welcoming stars - and these are their stories.
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Aug 29, 2013 — The NPR special series The Summer of '63 culminated yesterday with the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. As other media followed and discussed the events happening here in DC, NPR's work was highlighted and our journalists were asked to be a part of their conversations.
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Jul 12, 2013 — Michele Norris hosts an evening screening of the documentary The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with Laura Murphy, Julian Bond and Terence Samuel. The free event takes place Friday, July 19 at NPR HQ in Washington DC.
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Jun 21, 2013 — "I knew there was a captive, back seat audience out there - force-fed a steady diet of NPR news - because I, too, grew up as a prisoner of public radio," says Michele Norris of the Backseat Book Club that can be heard on All Things Considered.
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Mar 15, 2013 — Read a recap and see photos from last night's sold-out event in Washington, D.C.
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Mar 13, 2013 — Back behind the mic in her new role as NPR Host & Special Correspondent, Michele Norris has set her heart (and ear) on the powerful collection of six-word essays submitted by NPR listeners for The Race Card Project. Read on for more about the project and other insights from the familiar NPR voice.
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Jan 3, 2013 — The former host of All Things Considered has been charged with producing "signature profiles of leaders in politics, pop culture, business and other fields." Meanwhile, Audie Cornish is now a permanent host of All Things Considered and Rachel Martin is host of Weekend Edition Sunday.
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Nov 2, 2011 — Norris has stepped aside during the presidential campaign because her husband is working for President Obama's re-election effort. Cornish is currently host of Weekend Edition Sunday.
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Oct 24, 2011 — Her husband has accepted a senior position with the Obama re-election campaign. Norris will continue to report for NPR, but will not be involved in coverage of the election.
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Oct 26, 2010 — Meg Whitman defended her candidacy against controversy eruptions. She acknowledged she has flaws though she continued the line that what's most important to know about her ex-housekeeper problem is that it was a political stunt.
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