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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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Koch Brothers

Feb 28, 2013 — Conservative groups backed by wealthy industrialists David and Charles Koch spent millions but fared badly in the 2012 elections. Now they're assessing how they can get more for their money in 2014 and beyond.
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Apr 17, 2012 — When do we agree that a science's results are trustworthy? The answer can't be "never."
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Jan 19, 2012 — The spot isn't just a defense of the president's energy policy, including loan guarantees to green energy companies like the failed Solyndra. It's also a defense of his ethics.
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Sep 7, 2011 — The reports by the liberal Mother Jones and Brad Blog about the Koch Brothers' private Vail meeting in June with scores of other members of the superwealthy class are reminders that, no matter how rich you are, you still don't have enough money apparently to accomplish all you'd like on your own. You still need help from other like-minded superwealthy.
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Aug 10, 2011 — The Texas governor is widely expected to enter the presidential race this weekend, and once he does, the strength of his Texas-sized fundraising machine will likely reboot the race for the Republican nomination.
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