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Rachel Zucker reads her poem “wish you were here you are” from her new collection “The Pedestrians.” wish you were here you are time isn’t the same for everyone there is science behind this when you fly into space you...
A protester who opposes arrivals of buses carrying undocumented migrants for processing at the Murrieta Border Patrol Station and a counter-demonstrator (L) face off on July 4 in Murrieta, California. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images Today in the...
Photo by Flickr user Thomas Favre-BulleWASHINGTON — The Education Department on Monday announced a new initiative to attract quality teachers to the schools that need them most. As part of the initiative, the Education Department said it will ask...
Detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility, on June 18, 2014, in Brownsville,Texas. Brownsville and Nogales, Ariz. have been central to processing thousands of unaccompanied children who have...
Sen. Kay Hagan (D) of North Carolina is in a tight race with state House speaker Thom Tillis (R), one of four Senate races that could determine control of Congress next year, according to a New York Times poll. Photo by Mary Knox Merrill/The...
Listen to the AudioJOHN LARSON: An opera that is opening at the Lincoln Center Festival in New York on Thursday had its U.S. premiere at the Houston Grand Opera in Texas this past January, where our sister station, Houston Public Media, spoke with...