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Investigators at the U.S. Department of Agriculture have discovered cases of...
Maybe you've wondered, while looking at the price tag on some organic produce, whether that label is telling the truth.Peter Laufer, a writer and professor of journalism at the University of Oregon,...
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Abu Wissam speaks to us by phone from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. He asks us to use his nickname to protect him, his family and his missing father before he recounts his father's kidnapping.The...
Jorge Drexler's new album, Bailar en la Cueva, ventures into new territory f...
Jorge Drexler's songs have been called introspective and literate. He's been compared to Paul Simon. But a couple years ago, the Uruguayan musician began to wonder what it would take to write dance-...
Many listeners and readers felt a concise explanation of "a 20 percent chance of rain" was missing from this story about weather forecasts and probability, so we followed up with two meteorologists....
Sexual assault convictions have been handed down to some Egyptian men, after several women were attacked during celebrations for incoming President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. Audie Cornish speaks with...
Funeral services are being held for Eric Garner, a New York City man who died in police custody last week in Staten Island. A video of the incident shows one officer using an apparent chokehold on...
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Logan Kovach, 6, Matthew Kovach, 2, and Allyson Kovach, 5, eat a lunch distr...
More than 21 million children get free or reduced priced meals during the school year. But in the summer, that number drops to only three million.The big question is what happens to all the other...