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Farmer Seth Watkins (left) and agronomist Matt Liebman stand amid native pra...
Studies warn that climate change will threaten corn production in coming decades. Meanwhile, farmers are experimenting with new planting methods in hopes of slowing soil erosion from torrential rains.
As the entertainment world mourns the loss of comedian and actor Robin Williams, NPR film critic Bob Mondello offers an appreciation.
President Obama signs a memorandum establishing the White House Task Force t...
In just a few years, the issue has gone from mostly whispers to receiving the attention of the White House. Now, colleges throughout the country are trying to increase awareness about the issue.
Robin Williams' film career spanned both comedic and dramatic roles, includi...
The comedian and actor died Monday at age 63. In 2006, Williams spoke with Fresh Air's Terry Gross about improvising, his training and how people expected him to act crazy.
Sidewalk and elm trees at a university....
Julie Schumacher's anti-hero pens recommendations for junior colleagues, lackluster students and former lovers. The novel deftly mixes comedy with social criticism and righteous outrage.
Iraq's president on Monday named a new prime minister to replace Nouri al Maliki, but Maliki refuses to leave. David Greene gets the latest from Tim Arango of The New York Times.