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Self-driving cars are hot news, with Google and others showing off their latest innovations. Now expand that concept from four to 18 wheels, and you get the Freightliner Inspiration.
Zahra Noorbakhsh (left) and Taz Ahmed are both contributors to the book Love...
With their podcast #GoodMuslimBadMuslim, hosts Zahra Noorbakhsh and Tanzila "Taz" Ahmed want to shake up labels. Ahmed says, "We're taking the good and we're sort of re-imagining it for ourselves."
Black Thought never met James Brown, but he did play Brown's saxophonist Pee...
"Had it not been for all of the breaks, I wouldn't be here where I am today — nor would The Roots," Black Thought says.
A woolly mammoth skeleton gets auctioned off in Billingshurst, England....
De-extinction technology could soon bring back lost species — or preserve endangered ones. In her new book, evolutionary biologist Beth Shapiro explores the scientific and ethical challenges.
A week ago, Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas State Guard to monitor U.S. military training exercises. Correspondent Wade Goodwyn tells NPR's Arun Rath about the origin of the conspiracy theory that fueled fears of a military takeover.
People magazine's Alynda Wheat reviews the new buddy comedy starring Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara.