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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 07:00:16 -0500To research mysterious and deadly diseases, a scientist puts on a plastic bodysuit and steps into a lab sealed off from the outside world.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 06:00:16 -0500Some constituents of Rep. Kevin McCarthy who favor the law, or rely on it, see a conflict between his stated goals as a national leader and the needs of so many people in his home district.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:52:10 -0500A panel of public-radio DJs recommends music for the end of your 2016 — including songs from Third Root, Regina Spektor and Sylvan Esso.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:50:00 -0500Recent scientific advances have offered some hopes of recovery to Florida's citrus industry, which has been declining over two decades due to a horrible bacterial disease called citrus greening.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:47:47 -0500Dava Sobel's new book is a history of the unheralded women — called computers, rather than astronomers — who worked at the Harvard College Observatory, studying, cataloging and classifying stars.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 04:38:19 -0500Albert Einstein, a Jewish intellectual, represented a spirit of liberalism and rational inquiry opposite of what the new German state insisted was right in 1933, says guest blogger David Bodanis.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 19:54:00 -0500Shortly after Stein's withdrawal from the state recount effort, citing the $1 million bond required by the court, her campaign said it plans to "file for emergency relief" in federal court on Monday.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:41:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump spoke with Taiwan's leader, Tsai Ying-Wen, breaking nearly four decades of diplomatic protocol and threatening to upset U.S. relations with China.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:05:41 -0500Various music styles, from singer-songwriters to dance music to hip-hop, emerged over the many years of Fidel Castro's rule in Cuba.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:05:41 -0500Late Cuban leader Fidel Castro leaves behind a complicated legacy both in his home country and abroad. Professor Mark Sawyer of UCLA looks at how his views on race affected generations of Afro-Cubans.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:05:41 -0500British vegetarians, vegans and religious objectors are expressing outrage this week after the Bank of England revealed that its new 5 pound note contains trace amounts of beef tallow.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:05:41 -0500Republican consultant Puneet Ahluwalia, consultant Jolene Ivey, and Farajii Muhammad of Listen Up! radio take on "rage donations," corporations getting political and Nike's new self-tying shoe.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:05:41 -0500Trump's pick of retired Gen. James Mattis as defense secretary will require Congress to bypass a certain law. Professor Peter Feaver of Duke University discusses the law's origins.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:05:41 -0500U.K. Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon discusses anticipated changes to the U.S.-U.K. relationship with the incoming Trump administration and his pick for defense secretary, James Mattis.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:05:00 -0500In North Carolina, Republican incumbent Gov. Pat McCrory trails his Democratic challenger Roy Cooper by 10,000 votes. One of the largest counties has a recount this weekend.