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The updated avian tree shows how many different kinds of birds evolved quick...
Geneticists have revised the evolutionary tree of birds, revealing some unlikely relationships.
Scott Saul is an associate professor of English at the University of Califor...
Scott Saul's new book, Becoming Richard Pryor, describes how Pryor went from being raised by a grandmother, who was a bootlegger and madam, to being a transformative figure in entertainment.
Fresh Air jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews three box sets featuring memorable pianists.