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February 4, 2016 5 Comments

Susan Tedeschi And Derek Trucks Talk Music And Marriage

The duo talks about their new album, “Let Me Get By,” and about making music together as Tedeschi Trucks Band.

February 4, 2016 Comment

Do Babies Understand FaceTime And Skype?

It’s reassuring for parents and grandparents far away from their little loved ones, but what do babies get out of it?

February 3, 2016 16 Comments

Telling The Story Of ‘The Invisibles’: White House Slaves

Of the first 18 presidents of the United States, 12 were slave owners, even though some spoke out against slavery.

February 3, 2016 111 Comments

Why Bernie Sanders Resonates With Young People

At the Iowa Democratic caucuses, he won 84 percent of voters aged 17 to 29, compared to Clinton’s 14 percent.

February 2, 2016 Comment

High School Players Ready To Commit On National Signing Day

Increasingly, the day, and the hype around it, have provided fodder to the critics who say college football is anything but amateur.

February 2, 2016 136 Comments

The Super-Wealthy VC Behind The Fight For A $15 Minimum Wage

Tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist Nick Hanauer believes a higher minimum is good business and the right moral choice.

February 1, 2016 3 Comments

DJ Session: A Mexican Obsession With Morrissey

On today’s playlist: the band Mexrrissey, which claims to be “delving into Mexico’s unlikely obsession for all things Morrissey.”

February 1, 2016 17 Comments

From 14 Cases To 4 Million: The Insidious Spread Of Zika Virus

The World Health Organization has declared that Zika virus is a global health emergency of international concern.

January 29, 2016 5 Comments

A Mammoth Find At Oregon State University Football Field

Construction workers stumbled upon ice age mammoth bones when they were digging up one of the end zones in the stadium.

January 29, 2016 97 Comments

Examining The Benefits And Drawbacks Of Ethanol

Nearly half of Iowa’s corn goes to produce ethanol, which the U.S. government mandates to be blended with gasoline.

January 28, 2016 15 Comments

American Freed From Iran Describes 41 Days Of Detention

Matthew Trevithick was taking language classes in Tehran when he was arrested and sent to Iran’s Evin Prison.

January 28, 2016 8 Comments

30 Years After Challenger Explosion, Locals Remember Christa McAuliffe

The world watched in horror as the space shuttle carrying McAuliffe, a teacher, and six astronauts exploded on Jan. 28, 1986.

January 27, 2016 10 Comments

Larry Summers: Economy Faces 1 In 3 Chance Of Recession

With U.S. stocks off to a dismal start in 2016, we check in with the former U.S. Treasury secretary.

January 27, 2016 7 Comments

N.C. Pastor Recalls Gunman Who Entered His Church On New Year’s Eve

The pastor of a church in Fayetteville shares the story of what happened when a man came into the church with a rifle.

January 26, 2016 29 Comments

A Day At Auschwitz

As the world marks 71 years since the Nazi concentration camp was liberated, Shira Springer shares this story.

January 26, 2016 11 Comments

Doctor Who Helped Expose Flint’s Water Crisis Looks For Solutions

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha is working to create programs for Flint residents who are already seeing the effects of lead poisoning.

January 25, 2016 16 Comments

Gov. John Kasich: ‘We Don’t Play For Second’

The Republican presidential candidate spoke with us from his campaign bus, as he makes gains in the polls.

January 25, 2016 4 Comments

Failed Antarctic Expedition Ends In Tragedy

British explorer Henry Worsley was just 30 miles from the end of a solo 1,000-mile journey across Antarctica when he succumbed to exhaustion.

January 22, 2016 8 Comments

Newly Discovered Prime Number Is More Than 22 Million Digits Long

The number, discovered by a computer at the University of Central Missouri, is the new darling of the mathematical world.

January 22, 2016 26 Comments

How Do You Fix The Water Problems In Flint?

The city can’t afford the $1.5 billion price tag to replace its aging pipes, which are leaching lead into the water.

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February 4 5 Comments

Susan Tedeschi And Derek Trucks Talk Music And Marriage

The duo talks about their new album, "Let Me Get By," and about making music together as Tedeschi Trucks Band.

February 4 Comment

Do Babies Understand FaceTime And Skype?

It's reassuring for parents and grandparents far away from their little loved ones, but what do babies get out of it?

February 3 16 Comments

Telling The Story Of ‘The Invisibles’: White House Slaves

Of the first 18 presidents of the United States, 12 were slave owners, even though some spoke out against slavery.

February 3 111 Comments

Why Bernie Sanders Resonates With Young People

At the Iowa Democratic caucuses, he won 84 percent of voters aged 17 to 29, compared to Clinton's 14 percent.