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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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Feb 12, 2014 — Belgium already allows doctor-assisted death for adults, and a bill that looks set for approval this week would allow terminally ill kids under 18 to make the same choice. But some lawmakers and the Catholic Church are strongly opposed.
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Oct 14, 2013 — A man who is accused of being a notorious pirate in Somalia has been arrested in Belgium, after an apparent sting operation that included a ruse that investigators were making a film.
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Jul 21, 2013 — King Albert II's 20-year reign comes to an end as his eldest son, Philippe, becomes the country's seventh monarch.
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Jun 25, 2013 — Prosecutors say the plan involved at least two men, both of Tunisian origin. Police carried out nine pre-dawn raids in southern and eastern Germany as well as Belgium to gather evidence.
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Mar 14, 2012 — They were heading home from a Swiss ski vacation when the bus they were on hit a tunnel wall head-first. Six adults also died. Twenty four children were injured.
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Dec 13, 2011 — At least three people and the suspected attacker are dead. Dozens more are wounded.
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