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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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'Not My Job'

Apr 11, 2014 — Morris — whose latest film, The Unknown Known, is about Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld — answers three questions about Rooney, who died Sunday at 93.
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Mar 22, 2014 — Before he was the star of a hilarious series of Old Spice commercials, Terry Crews played for the championship Western Michigan University Broncos in Kalamazoo, where we are taping the show this week.
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Mar 15, 2014 — In May, the Discovery Channel will be broadcasting live as Joby Ogwyn climbs to the summit of Mount Everest, and then jumps off it, descending 10,000 feet in a wing suit.
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Mar 8, 2014 — We ask the former drummer of the 1980s band The Police three questions about questionable tactics used by actual police.
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Feb 22, 2014 — How much does Warner actually know about warnings? We've invited the democratic senator from Virginia to play a game called "Danger! Get Away! Ahhhhh!"
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Feb 15, 2014 — As we enjoy the classic winter sports underway at the Winter Games in Sochi, we've asked Flake to play a game called "Dude, that skijoring was sick!" Three questions about non-Olympic winter sports.
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Feb 1, 2014 — Paul Sereno is a globe-trotting paleontologist and a professor at the University of Chicago. Since he's an expert on dinosaurs of the past, we'll ask him about a friendly purple dinosaur of the present.
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Jan 25, 2014 — We've invited Jim Cramer, host of CNBC's Mad Money, to answer three questions about the world of topiary.
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Jan 18, 2014 — Goodwin's an expert on presidents of the past, so we'll quiz her on presidents of the future — three questions about leaders from science fiction.
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Dec 6, 2013 — We ask the artist behind "What's So Funny 'Bout Peace Love and Understanding" three questions about hilarious instances of human kindness. (You can also hear songs Lowe performed live at our taping.)
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