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A strong storm brought heavy rains and wind to Northern California on Thursday, flooding roads and cancelling school for some districts.
Audie Cornish speaks with Ben Fritz of The Wall Street Journal about the fallout from the leaked emails of Hollywood executives at Sony Pictures and what it reveals about the modern studio system.
Making and taking a hit chest to chest, instead of skull to skull, is easier...
The idea, according to a scientist at New Hampshire University, is to teach each player "rugby awareness," so he'll be more likely to keep his head out of harm's way. Helmets off, eyes up.
A crab pot full of snow crabs, fished out of the Bering Sea....
Americans eat more seafood than just about anyone, but a big portion of imports are caught illegally. One expert calls this "the single greatest threat to sustainable fisheries in the world today."
Glenn Close stars as Agnes in Edward Albee's play A Delicate Balance....
Close stars as a suburban matron in a revival of Edward Albee's 1966 play. She tells NPR about the timelessness of Albee's play and getting a nosebleed in the middle of a recent matinee.
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.