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A major rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean Sea after a migrant ship carrying as many as 700 people capsized Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the U.N.'s Adrian Edwards in Geneva.
The Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday.
A cannabis plant....
Once a symbol of the counterculture, pot is now part of the culture. In Colorado, it's part of everyday culture, raising concerns for parents and those working to keep young people away from drugs.
Sunday Puzzle....
For each word starting with "W," think of another word, also starting with "W," that can follow the first to complete a compound word or a familiar two-word phrase.
This week on The Howard Project, Ariel, Kevin, Taylor and Leighton talk abou...
As graduation nears, the four students of The Howard Project share the songs that have carried them through the past four years — from "He Has His Hands On You" to India.Arie's "Beautiful Surprise."
P-22 is believed to have the smallest home range of any adult male mountain ...
A puma named P-22 had to master a suburban commute to find his home in Griffith Park. His name might not be pretty, but the biologist who collared him think it fits just right.