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Recent research has shown that zebra finches sing differently when drunk, bu...
The songs of zebra finches, long used as a model for how humans learn to use speech, get a little sloppy after a few drinks, a new study finds. Future research will look at how it affects learning.
Employees of the U.S. Radium Corporation paint numbers on the faces of wrist...
In the 1920s, working-class women were hired to paint radium onto glowing watch dials — and told to sharpen the brush with their lips. Most died within a few years, but Mae Keane quit, and survived.
Sony's movie, The Interview, was meant to be just a silly comedy, but now it's a symbol of free speech. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to its screenwriter, Dan Sterling.
An AirAsia plane has disappeared over the Java Sea. The plane took off from Indonesia's second-largest city and was headed to Singapore.
President Obama will face opposition in 2015 in both the House and Senate. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to historian Michael Beschloss about how Obama will (or will not) work with the 114th Congress.
The United Nations will be 70 years old next year. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright about the difficult challenges the organization faces.