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Alan Cheuse reviews Angels Make Their Hope Here, by Breena Clarke.
The oil tanker HS Electra unloads oil from the North Sea at the Portland Pip...
South Portland, Maine, has blocked crude oil from being loaded onto ships at its port. Environmentalists are cheering, but the Portland Montreal Pipeline Corp. says the ban won't hold up in court.
Haziz Self says that he's learned "what it means to live up to your principl...
An innovative approach to learning amid turmoil in the Philadelphia School District.
Eerie protective suits and shiny body bags have fueled rumors about the orig...
The largest outbreak in history is giving birth to what may be the largest outbreak of Ebola rumors. It's a curse! It's carried by mosquitoes. Or ... a snake. Here's a look at what people are saying.
Putting charter school research under a microscope....
The University of Arkansas says charters produce a better return on investment. Let's take a closer look.
The 1954 Elvis Presley single "You're a Heartbreaker," recorded at one of th...
The "boom-chicka-boom" of Johnny Cash's guitar. The ghostly echo on Elvis Presley's voice. More than 60 years after these early recordings, the studio is still making music the old-fashioned way.