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From 1942 to 1945, the U.S. government's Manhattan Project produced the world's first atomic bombs. A new national park, preserving the project's buildings and artifacts, is now in the works. Melissa Block speaks with Cynthia Kelly of the Atomic Heritage Foundation who has pushed for the preservation plan for 15 years.
Use of synthetic drugs, like bath salts, by young people continues to decline across the nation, according to a study by the University of Michigan.
Melissa Block speaks with Jonathan Boone, Pakistan correspondent for The Guardian, about the Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar.
Audie Cornish talks to Shuja Nawaz, a distinguished fellow at the Atlantic Council, about how Pakistan got to the point of the Taliban taking revenge on the children of the Pakistani military.
The King Fire burned 100,000 acres in the Eldorado National Forest in Northe...
Heavy rains are hitting drought-stricken California. But instead of sinking into the earth, the water is rushing away in areas burned by wildfire, raising the danger of mudslides.
First Officer Dheeraj Singh spends most of his time at the helm of a contain...
Most of us pack a lot of trips to the mall into the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. But what if you could only go shopping for just a few hours once a month?