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Norman Bridwell, the beloved creator of the classic children's book character, Clifford the Big Red Dog, died last week. NPR's Scott Simon remembers the author.
This spiky mollusk is called Alviniconcha strummeri, named after Joe Strumme...
Inspired by the snails' spiky shells and acid-loving nature, researchers named the new species Alviniconcha strummeri, after Clash frontman Joe Strummer.
Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of Sony's withdrawal of The Interview.
In 1959, Fidel Castro imposed a law forbidding the import of foreign cars, s...
When NPR's Scott Simon has visited Cuba, he saw two economies — one for tourists and one for residents. He reflects on whether the thaw between the U.S. and Cuba can really transform that country.
The government has sold its stake in Ally Financial, the last major bank that was involved in the TARP bailout program.
On Sunday, Romania will swear in a new president, the first from one of that country's ethnic minorities. Klaus Iohannis, a little known mayor from Transylvania with German ancestry, scored a surprise victory last month over Romania's prime minister.