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Melissa Block talks to Jim Cutting, a teacher at Lincoln Akerman School in New Hampshire, who led his fourth-graders' effort to turn a bill into a law, only to have it rejected right in front of them.
Childrens Hospital returns to Comedy Central's Adult Swim for its sixth season Friday. NPR's Eric Deggans spent a day on set and reports on how this niche comedy is swimming against the tide.
Ray Benson (center) and his band, the Grammy-winning country outfit Asleep a...
Don Gonyea talks to Ray Benson, leader of the Austin-based band Asleep at the Wheel, about a new tribute to the late Bob Wills that features contributions by the musicians Wills helped inspire.
NPR's Tom Goldman talks to Don Gonyea about the latest upsets and advancements in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament. The women's tournament gets underway Friday, too.
Microbiologist Jennifer Doudna at the University of California, Berkeley. Sh...
Researchers who helped develop powerful techniques warn that tweaking the genome is now easy. More public debate's needed, they say, before making changes in genes passed from parent to child.
So far this month, more than 330 California sea lions have been admitted to ...
An uptick in malnourished pups on the coast has rescue centers struggling to keep up. Changing weather patterns and warmer ocean waters could be to blame, but it's still too early to tell.