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Cannon Michael, a sixth-generation farmer in Los Banos, Calif., tells NPR's Arun Rath how he lost almost 20 percent of his typical revenue and was forced to lay off several workers.
Beemer, shown at the Mars Society's Mars Desert Research Station in Utah in ...
Heidi Beemer has dreamed of going to Mars since she was 8 years old. In January, NPR talked to her about her application to Mars One, which is still pending — now she explains she has a plan B, too.
Minister Ryan Bell decided to "try on" atheism for a year; now, although he ...
Former pastor Ryan Bell embarked on a year without God at the start of 2014. He says, "Before I wanted a closer relationship to God and today I just want a closer relationship with reality."
Common plays James Bevel, Tessa Thompson plays Diane Nash, Lorraine Toussain...
The film, about a 1965 voting rights march, stands out for its focus on black characters, including some of the movement's lesser-known organizers, and the way it humanizes Martin Luther King Jr.
A chemical spill earlier this year tainted the drinking water for residents throughout the Charleston region. NPR's Arun Rath talks to resident Nakeysha Bennett, whose son was born just two weeks after the spill.
In January 2014, more than 22 people in the region died from drug overdoses linked to especially potent heroin. NPR's Arun Rath gets an update from Dr. Neil Capretto, medical director of Gateway Rehabilitation Center in Pittsburgh.