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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 · The president has visited Prince George's County, Md., four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African-American majority. It 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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Apr 8, 2014 — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is fining the automaker for not answers all of its questions about ignition switch problems, but General Motors says it's doing its best to comply.
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Apr 1, 2014 — Laura Christian, the birth mother of Amber Marie Rose, who was killed in an accident linked to the problem, says she's identified at least 29 victims.
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Mar 25, 2014 — The dolls get sick on cue and come with a medical kit that can relieve their symptoms. But the electronics inside the dolls can get hot enough to cause blisters or burns.
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Nov 18, 2013 — In most of Canada, residents are stuck with elected officials who refuse to resign amidst serious scandal. But in the U.S., it's considerably easier to toss out wayward politicians. Just look at the growing number of recall elections, particularly involving local officials, in recent years.
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Sep 25, 2012 — Twenty-nine people in about 18 states have reported becoming sick from a rare strain of Salmonella associated with the peanut butter so far. Peanut butter supplier Sunland, Inc.'s expanded recall is a reminder that our food system depends on just a handful of companies.
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Mar 21, 2012 — The contest consuming most potential voters is not the state's April 3 presidential primary when 42 potentially crucial delegates will be awarded. It's the June 5 recall election of Gov. Scott Walker.
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Dec 30, 2011 — Build-A-Bear Workshop has recalled three products in the past year. The most recent one? The Colorful Hearts teddy bear eyes could come loose and pose a choking hazard for children.
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Oct 26, 2010 — Despite gains by Ford and GM, Honda and Toyota make the most-reliable cars and trucks sold in America, according to Consumer Reports' latest annual survey of drivers.
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Aug 18, 2010 — The FDA dramatically expanded the nationwide recall of eggs linked to a salmonella outbreak. As of Wednesday, 380 million eggs from an Iowa producer have been recalled. There have been hundreds of illnesses reported but so far no deaths to date.
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