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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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G. B. Trudeau

Dec 1, 2010 — Even in a year notable for economic bust and an e-reader boom, big art books, lush photo retrospectives and other gems both quirky and collectible continue to roam the earth. Here are gift-book suggestions for every taste and budget.
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Oct 26, 2010 — Forty years ago, freshman Mike Doonesbury met his roommate at Walden College, and since then, the funny pages haven't been the same. Cartoonist Garry Trudeau reflects on the beloved, irreverent strip, which he first sketched as a Yale undergrad in 1970.
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Dec 7, 2009 — Fictional Fox News correspondent Roland Hedley, created by cartoonist Garry Trudeau, has attracted more than 14,000 followers on Twitter. Now, his buffoonish tweets about the news business have been collected in a new book.
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Oct 18, 2007 — Cartoonist Garry Trudeau's latest book is Doonesbury.com's The Sandbox, a collection of blog posts by U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Trudeau says his goal was to provide a flavor of what life is like in those war zones.
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Jul 15, 2011 — NPR coverage of 40: A Doonesbury Retrospective by G. B. Trudeau. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
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