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Some Chinese farmers have left their plows and taken to welding giant robot replicas in public spaces. The craze follows release of the new Transformers movie, China's biggest-ever box office hit.
NPR's Arun Rath talks to Wall Street Journal reporter James Marson about Vladimir Putin's response to mounting international anger at Russia following the downing of a civilian plane over Ukraine.
Former Navy Adm. James Stavridis tells NPR's Arun Rath what steps the alliance might take in response to the downing of the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.
Science writer Chris Solomon tells NPR's Arun Rath that global warming has caused an influx of new diseases in animals that could eventually spread to humans.
Garner was known for wise-cracking, tough-guy characters who were not afraid to bend the rules. NPR's Arun Rath talks with biographer Jon Winokur about the actor's prolific career.
During the Apollo 12 mission, astronaut Alan Bean holds a container of lunar...
Forty-five years after man first walked on the moon, Alan Bean, who was part of the second lunar landing, talks to NPR's Arun Rath about his stormy launch and how he translates space travel into art.