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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 · 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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Mar 17, 2014 — When the 4.4-magnitude temblor struck Monday morning, KTLA-TV anchors Chris Schauble and Megan Henderson were live on the air. They did what the experts recommend: "Drop, cover and hold on."
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Jan 24, 2014 — The fault that sparked a series of magnitude 7 earthquakes in 1811-12 had been thought dead, but the latest research suggests the region is still alive and kicking.
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Jan 20, 2014 — The giant bird was being used to promote The Hobbit film trilogy, which was shot in the Pacific nation. Authorities say no one was hurt when it came crashing down during a 6.3-magnitude temblor.
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Sep 25, 2013 — The death toll from Tuesday's temblor in southern Pakistan may go even higher, authorities warn. Meanwhile, it appears that a "mud volcano" triggered by the quake has created an island. That's happened there before and it's likely the small land mass will slide back into the sea at some point.
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Sep 24, 2013 — The 7.7-magnitude temblor struck the southern part of the country. Although there are reports of deaths, it could be several days before the full extent of any damage and destruction is known.
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Sep 3, 2013 — A powerful earthquake completely flooded their village in 2008 — but thanks to a steep drop in the water level, former residents of Xuanping are returning to look at homes, businesses, and their old school.
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Apr 20, 2013 — The quake happened near the site of the devastating 2008 temblor that killed more than 90,000 people.
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Apr 16, 2013 — Five tremors rock Oklahoma early today; there are no reports of damage or injuries.
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Apr 16, 2013 — The estimated 7.8 magnitude temblor was felt across the region. Buildings swayed in India's capital.
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Sep 5, 2012 — An estimated 7.6-magnitude earthquake in Costa Rica raised alerts for the Pacific coasts of Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and Peru.
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