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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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Sep 17, 2013'The Muslims Are Coming!' is a new documentary that follows Muslim comics performing stand-up routines all over the U.S. Their mission: help Americans equate Islam with funny, not fundamentalist.
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Aug 7, 2013 — A deep friendship led to an intimate and sensitive portrayal of a somewhat taboo subject. The photos of Eden are taken by Alicia. Her friend.
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Sep 24, 2011Ray: A Life Underwater is a short documentary made by Amanda Bluglass. It's about Ray Ives, a 75-year-old man who, after a long career as a commercial diver, still sinks into the deep on the hunt for treasure.
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Aug 4, 2011 — An intimate and personal photo essay explores what it's like to come of age in the Bronx.
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Jul 12, 2011 — Documentary filmmaker Werner Herzog explores a cave with what could be the oldest paintings in the world. And in true Herzog fashion, he goes into the depths of the brain as well as the depths of the cave.
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Jun 29, 2011 — Today on Talk of the Nation, political junkie Ken Rudin and what people mean when they talk about a party's "base," Eddie Bocanegra and Alex Kotlowitz from the documentary The Interrupters, and innovators talk about where ideas come from.
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Mar 1, 2011 — Denver Nuggets fans: please don't lose your cool, now that 'Melo is headed to New York City. It could be worse. He could've quit the team with little notice to play a completely different sport, like Michael Jordan did in 1994.
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Nov 18, 2010 — Filmmaker Mark Craig has been saving his answering machine messages for two decades, and now he wants you to hear them.
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Nov 4, 2010Highrise is an interactive documentary that lets you choose your own adventure.
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Nov 3, 2010 — From family circuses to stripper karaoke, Sparrow Songs set out to make one documentary each month for a year.
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