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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:03:03 -0400A new study finds that for every seven more adults in a neighborhood, one fewer young person leaves school.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:01:03 -0400Researchers say the ice is melting more quickly than they've ever seen. They think it's because warm water is circulating under the ice shelf, and that the melting process appears to be irreversible.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:00:03 -0400Despite its name, the Saskatoon trio gives you plenty of space to breathe. You can hear the simplicity and vastness of the Canadian prairies in its new single.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:44:00 -0400AT&T positions itself as the future competitor to cable, promising an era of experimentation and innovation. But consumer advocates raise a raft of concerns. Regulators will weigh both sides.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:40:00 -0400There's no question bed sharing increases the risk of sudden death, pediatricians say. New guidelines are aimed at reducing that risk as much as possible in the first year of a child's life.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:47:00 -0400President Obama returned to ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday. He took 140-character admonishments for his dancing, his alleged condiment preferences and someone else's poor choice of conditioner.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:13:00 -0400This song and video from Oliver Kalb's eerie pop project have a playful sense of purpose. "Thick Skin" espouses the notion that the most freeing part of life is the search, not the arrival.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:32:40 -0400Also: Obamacare rates will rise in 2017; France will dismantle the makeshift migrant camp in Calais; and controversial Christian cartoonist Jack T. Chick dies.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:13:00 -0400Four adults died on a water ride at Dreamworld amusement park in Queensland state. The attraction — "Thunder River Rapids" — was reportedly a fairly mild ride.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:31:00 -0400Most of the victims were young police cadets, NPR's Philip Reeves report. Gunmen stormed a dormitory at night, opened fire and detonated suicide vests. More than 100 people were injured in the attack.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:00:03 -0400The corpse flower is a botanical rock star — prized by botanic gardens around the globe. In a new video, NPR's Skunk Bear explores the biology of the stinky giant, which thrives by playing dead.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:00:03 -0400T.C. Boyle's new novel is ripped from the headlines ... of 1993. It follows the misadventures of a group of scientists conducting experiments in a hermetically sealed, Biosphere 2-like environment.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0400Lipton is just about synonymous with industrial Big Tea these days. So you might be surprised to learn that once upon a time, Lipton was known for selling tea direct from its own gardens.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:30:00 -0400Perhaps you saw the Saturday Night Live skit with Tom Hanks in a crazy pumpkin suit playing David S. Pumpkins. That suit of pumpkin printed fabric is now sold out.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:21:00 -0400It's a tradition for the big bronze lions that guard the doors of the school to wear the head gear of whichever local team is in the finals. For the first time, they're wearing Cubs baseball caps.