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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.
 
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.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Last week marked another low-point in the Syrian civil war. A unidentified gunman assassinated a Dutch priest in the city of Homs. Father Frans van der Lugt had lived in Syria for nearly five decades.
 

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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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Gov. Chris Christie

Mar 28, 2014 — David Samson's resignation is the latest shoe to drop in an ongoing scandal that involves the politically charged closure of lanes on the George Washington Bridge.
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Feb 3, 2014 — The comments are Christie's first since the Jan. 9 news conference in which said he was "embarrassed and humiliated" that his aides punished the mayor of Fort Lee by closing lanes that lead to the George Washington Bridge. Christie reiterated that he knew nothing about the lane closures.
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Feb 2, 2014 — An email sent to donors and journalists says accusations by former aide David Wildstein have been misrepresented.
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Feb 1, 2014 — Patrick Murray, the director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute, tells Weekend Edition Saturday that the latest allegations up the ante on the deepening scandal.
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Jan 31, 2014 — The official says there's evidence that the New Jersey governor knew about politically motivated lane closures as they were happening.
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Jan 20, 2014 — Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno calls the accusation by Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer "false" and "illogical." The latest flap comes as Gov. Chris Christie's administration is embroiled in a scandal over the politically motivated closure of bridge lanes.
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Jan 17, 2014 — The conservative base of the Republican Party, long skeptical of Gov. Chris Christie because of his bro-hug with President Obama after Superstorm Sandy, is beginning to rally to his side.
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Jan 14, 2014 — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he'll cooperate with all "appropriate" investigations into Bridgegate, but in his annual State of the State speech he seeks to change the conversation to New Jersey's economic rebound.
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Jan 14, 2014 — The New Jersey governor's State of the State speech Tuesday will be overshadowed by the scandal surrounding lane closures on the nation's busiest bridge.
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Jan 13, 2014 — The New Jersey governor's office is already under fire over some seemingly dirty tricks involving the George Washington Bridge. Now there are questions about money spent on ads designed to bring back tourists after Hurricane Sandy.
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