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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 · 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.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · The Supreme Court has recently ruled that mandatory life sentences, without parole, for juveniles are unconstitutional, but states have varied in how they've complied with these decisions.
 

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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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Sen. Scott Brown

Sep 25, 2012 — The tight U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts is getting feistier. Republican Sen. Scott Brown is going on the offensive, running his first attack ad against his Democratic challenger, Elizabeth Warren. Yet going negative is risky, thanks to an earlier agreement between the two candidates.
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Feb 17, 2012 — A roundup of some of Friday's political stories.
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Oct 6, 2011 — Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard University law professor and darling of liberals, was recently asked about a younger Sen. Scott Brown posing in the buff in Cosmopolitan magazine to help pay his college costs. She said she "didn't take her clothes off" to pay for college. On Thursday, Brown was on a Boston radio station when he was asked about Warren's comment." Thank God," he responded.
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Aug 25, 2011 — As far as political dirty tricks goes, it's certainly not on par with, say, what Richard Nixon and his team would dream up. Of course, they didn't have social media.
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Mar 7, 2011 — ThinkProgress, a liberal group, posted a video of Sen. Scott Brown asking billionaire David Koch for further campaign money. While ThinkProgress seems to suggest it's proof of something unseemly, it's actually the pretty standard request made by politicians, especially senators in expensive races.
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Aug 5, 2010 — Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) said he will vote against Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court. Sticking to the Republican line, he says her that while she's "brilliant" that doesn't overcome what he called her lack of experience.
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