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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:01:00 -0400A small rock might contain tissue from a 130 million-year-old dinosaur brain. If confirmed, it would be the first bit of fossilized dino gray matter ever found.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:00:00 -0400New Orleans is a place where you throw a parade for a funeral, where joyful music is found in struggle. In this concert documentary, two local legends show off their hometown pride.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:47:16 -0400The risk posed to mammals — and to public health — is well-documented. But for some people, bush meat is an important part of their daily diet.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:44:00 -0400Adam Crapser was adopted by an American couple as a child. They never completed his citizenship papers, and abandoned him into the foster system. Now, despite appeals for help, he is being deported.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:13:00 -0400"Some people cursed the Assad regime. Some invoked God. And others didn't say a word," a witness tells NPR. Schools have been hit repeatedly during Syria's war and this is one of the worst incidents.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:00:22 -0400Frontwoman Alynda Lee Segarra dedicates the performance "to the liberation of black and brown people in the United States."
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:38:00 -0400Silvia Moreno-Garcia's new novel is set in a realistic, multidimensional Mexico City, where a young human boy meets a mysterious girl and gets caught up in a whirlwind of vampire-gang drug wars.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:36:00 -0400The U.S. government alleges that a fraud scheme used operators at Indian call centers, impersonating IRS or immigration officials, to scam thousands of people out of more than $300 million.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:20:00 -0400Most research on placebos involves people who think they're getting an active treatment, but aren't. But they may also work when people know full well they're getting a sham treatment.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:00:00 -0400The country megastar paints a velvet portrait of a whiskey-soaked dive bar festooned with Christmas decorations in a song co-authored by Matraca Berg, Hayes Carll and Allison Moorer.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:36:00 -0400The stories behind 22, A Million emerged during a nearly two-hour interview with frontman Justin Vernon at a press conference in September. The full interview wasn't available to the public until now.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:58:00 -0400The social media company posted stronger-than-expected revenue of $616 million in the third quarter — even as revenue growth continued to slow. To be more efficient, it'll cut around 350 jobs.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:51:00 -0400The desolate landscape of Salar de Uyuni provides the backdrop for a song by Stars Of The Lid's Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie. "The Few Of Us Left" refers to the people who harvest salt on the flats.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:20:00 -0400A subway ride hammers home the reality that many Muslims face: While they fear being hurt by terrorists and vigilantes, others see them as a threat.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:16:00 -0400The European Union is giving the cards to Syrian refugees in Turkey. It's a massive project that will provide about $30 a person per month to the struggling families.