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The Lives of Muhammad book cover...
The Prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam, was one of the most influential men in human history — but there's little we can say about his life with historical certainty. The details of his life have...
The proposed overpass would allow mountain lions to cross this section of fr...
In Los Angeles' Griffith Park, there is a mountain lion known as the "Hollywood Lion."The big cat — known as P22 to ecologists — somehow made it across two very busy freeways to get there. Mountain...
After college, Geena Davis got a job at an Ann Taylor clothing store. Then s...
As part of a series called "My Big Break," All Things Considered is collecting stories of triumph, big and small. These are the moments when everything seems to click, and people leap forward into...
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"Although it was only nine o'clock he had already gone once around the pharmacological wheel to which he'd strapped himself for the evening, stolen a tuba, and offended a transvestite; and now his...
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Nike-owned Converse, the company responsible for the Chuck Taylor All Star shoe, is suing to stop other shoemakers from copying what it says are distinctive elements of its design: the rubber toe cap...
Special Ranger Wayne Goodman with the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers ...
Across the country, cattle prices continue to climb. That means profits for some ranchers — and huge potential payoffs for cattle thieves.Drought in states like Texas and Oklahoma caused the cost of...
Anti-immigration activist Judy Lairmore protests busing of migrant people fr...
Unprecedented numbers of immigrant children crossed the southern U.S. border illegally this past summer. Now, the department of Health and Human Services says 43,000 of them have been placed in the...