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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 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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Sandra Fluke

Feb 5, 2014 — The women's rights advocate and lawyer has said she plans to run instead for the California state Senate spot currently held by Ted Lieu.
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Feb 4, 2014 — Fluke, a political lightning rod in 2012, might be joining what figures to be a crowded race to succeed retiring California Rep. Henry Waxman.
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Sep 6, 2012 — A classic Bill Clinton speech, a defense of Obamacare from women and a platform distraction were highlights from the DNC in Charlotte.
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Mar 13, 2012 — Students aren't employees, and student health plans are generally individual policies that the students buy on their own, even if they're offered through the college. So mandatory coverage of birth control for students shouldn't be delayed past August, but it could take longer for the faculty, advocates say.
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Mar 7, 2012 — David Axelrod, the president's political strategist, indicated to journalists Wednesday that Obama's campaign will use Romney's response to the Limbaugh's misogynistic comments about Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke to further define the Republican frontrunner as someone without the mettle to be president.
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Mar 7, 2012 — The radio show host also says two sponsors who canceled because of his comments about a Georgetown University law student now want to return to his show. He declined to name those companies.
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Mar 6, 2012 — Just as dozens of advertisers were abandoning Rush Limbaugh's radio show, a pro-Gingrich superPAC actually increased its ad buy on the program. Rick Tyler, a spokesman for Winning Our Future explained that Limbaugh's show reaches more of the primary voters the superPAC wants to reach than any other show.
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Mar 6, 2012 — By far the biggest return on investment would come from expanding access to family planning through Medicaid, a Brookings Institution analysis finds.
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Mar 5, 2012 — AOL today joined other advertisers to pull adds from the radio host's nationally syndicated program in the wake of his words about a young woman who has spoken out in favor of insurers paying the cost of women's contraception services.
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Mar 2, 2012 — With it being a general election year and the president counting on getting enough of the women's vote to win re-election, the phone call takes on a bigger meaning. Comforting someone like Fluke who was targeted by Limbaugh for siding with Obama's contraception policy was the kind of symbolic act that could pay dividends for the president come November.
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