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Fresh oil puddles on the white sand in Orange Beach, Ala., during the BP oil...
An effort is underway to figure out how the BP oil spill harmed the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem. The damage may not be as dire as feared, but researchers say it's too soon to know the long-term impacts.
Major League Baseball is ushering in a whole new era of statistics for TV screens during Tuesday night's Nationals vs. Cardinals broadcast. NPR asks sports writers if the new technology is too much.
A flu strain deadly to chickens and turkeys is striking farms in the West and Midwest. This week, it hit an Iowa facility with millions of egg-laying hens. No one knows how it's entering houses.
Professor of architecture Diana Agrest in her home studio — a place that h...
Cooper Union architecture professor Diana Agrest has influenced generations of accomplished architects. Now in her 70s, Agrest was one of the first women to teach in the largely male-dominated field.
The fatal shooting of a suspect by a volunteer deputy in Tulsa, Okla., raises the question that some have already been asking: Why are nonprofessionals allowed to wear badges and carry guns?
Pappy Van Winkle bourbons at Bourbons Bistro in Louisville, Ky. The spirit w...
In 2013, more than 200 bottles of pricey Pappy Van Winkle bourbon vanished from a Kentucky distillery. Tuesday authorities announced indictments in what appears to be a much bigger crime syndicate.