When Beyonce and Jay Z were spotted celebrating their anniversary in Cuba last month, some U.S. politicians lambasted the high profile entertainers for going against a long time travel embargo.
Ten years ago a new invasive pest from Europe known as the winter moth was discovered in not far from Boston.
In the quest for better cancer medicines, vaccines that treat rather than prevent disease are getting lots of attention. More than 90 clinical trials have […]
The typical jack-o’-lanterns that don front stoops this time of year pale in comparison to their multihundred-pound brethren: the giant pumpkin. Every year in Damariscotta, […]
In the five days since Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was declared by many the winner of the first presidential debate, political watchers have waited […]
Rebel leader Joesphy Kony, head of the infamous Lord’s Resistance Army, has achieved greater notoriety than any other Ugandan in the world today. Idi Amin, […]
On her 22nd birthday this summer, Sarah Wagner of suburban Wheaton, Ill., who describes herself as a huge fan of the Chicago Cubs, opened an […]
A former American short-track speedskater who purportedly praised embattled U.S. Speedskating coach Jae Su Chun in an email included in an executive summary about abuse […]
At a recent academic conference, Michigan State University professor Natalie Phillips stole a glance around the room. A speaker was talking but the audience was […]
Jerry Sandusky is expected back in a Bellefonte, Pa., courtroom Tuesday for a sentencing hearing. The former Penn State assistant football coach was convicted in […]
As part of Solve This, NPR’s series on major issues facing the country, we’re examining the presidential candidate’s approach to boosting employment. After looking at […]