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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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Apr 8, 2014 — This week, our hosts share an essential mix filled with song premieres. Hear new music from Mirah's first solo album in five years, Brody Dalle, The Fresh & Onlys, Chet Faker, and more!
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Apr 16, 2014 — In celebration of Record Store Day, the latest All Songs Considered mix features never-before-heard cuts from The Boss and more.
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Apr 1, 2014 — Our hosts share a brand new track from Jack White called "High Ball Stepper," music from First Aid Kit, Ray LaMontage, more!
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Mar 25, 2014 — Hear brand new cuts from The Black Keys and Swans, plus our latest musical discoveries, including singer Dylan Shearer, who channels Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd.
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Mar 19, 2014 — Our hosts are joined by Stephen Thompson to discuss the best musical discoveries from the musical blitzkrieg that is SXSW. From hard-driving Korean rock to joyful electronica.
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Mar 11, 2014All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by NPR Music staff for a look forward at a handful of previously unknown bands that we can't wait to see at SXSW this week.
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Mar 4, 2014 — Hosts Bob and Robin are trapped in their respective homes for this snow-day edition of the show, but warm things up with breezy cuts from Eternal Summers, Slow Club and more.
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Feb 25, 2014 — Bob and Robin kick off the show in raucous fashion before settling into a zen-like state. The mix includes song premieres by the former lead singer of The Walkmen and Syracuse upstarts Perfect Pussy.
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Feb 18, 2014 — This week's mix from All Songs Considered includes a genre-bending project from Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux and Serengeti they're calling Sisyphus, one-of-a-kind folk artist Diane Cluck, more!
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Feb 11, 2014 — Carrie Brownstein returns to All Songs Considered to chat with hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton and NPR Music's Stephen Thompson about relentless earworms, annoying novelty songs and other songs they think of as quite possibly the worst of all time.
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