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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 · 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.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · The Supreme Court has recently ruled that mandatory life sentences, without parole, for juveniles are unconstitutional, but states have varied in how they've complied with these decisions.
 

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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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Dec 3, 2013 — From chess to tumblr, NPR listeners like to play, and listen to stories about, games.
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Nov 15, 2013 — We had a hunch that NPR listeners love food, but now we have the numbers to prove it. No matter what's on your plate, we raise a toast to your diverse and ever-curious palates. And of course, we hope your daily serving of NPR keeps you stuffed, but always hungry for more.
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Nov 4, 2013 — We know there's no shortage of NPR fans who love music, and it's time we celebrate your good taste. So keep on spinning your favorite records, enjoying yourself at shows and composing your latest masterpiece. Music lovers, this one's for you.
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Sep 23, 2013 — Ok, we know it's officially fall now. But there is still time for all you NPR and outdoor lovers to get out there and enjoy the fresh air. We think Terry Gross would agree.
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Sep 5, 2013 — It's a common notion here at NPR that the best part of us is you, our audience. You are 27 million individuals with one important thing in common: you listen to NPR. So, we got to thinking, if NPR brings us together what else do we have in common?
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Mar 27, 2013 — $1.35: Yearly federal contribution to public broadcasting per American.
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Mar 11, 2013 — NPR's audience is larger than the combined circulation of the top 49 U.S. newspapers.
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Feb 26, 2013 — During the Spring Pledge Drive season, please offer your thanks to one (or more) of the 822 stations for satisfying your need to hear NPR programs.
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Feb 12, 2013 — The yearly federal contribution to public radio per American is $0.32.
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Jan 25, 2013 — From Kabul to Beijing, NPR correspondents are based in 17 international bureaus.
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