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Geoff Brumfiel, the physics guy on our science desk, helps us land on the right answer.
February 06, 2015
Actress Diane Guerrero now stars on shows Jane the Virgin and Orange is the New Black. But when she was a teenager, her parents were deported. She tells Michel Martin how it shaped her life.
February 06, 2015
Thousands of Garifuna people — Hondurans of African descent — live in New York City. A doctor there is reaching out to Garifuna faith healers to test and treat members of that community who have HIV.
February 06, 2015
The rate of growth in the number of farmers markets and sales at them has slowed in recent years. But that could mean the entire local food movement is growing up.
February 05, 2015
Oil's price slump is hitting some companies hard. But longtime producers, like small Texas driller Tracy Perryman, have been through downturns before — and have learned how to survive lean times.
February 05, 2015
The National Transportation Safety Board found selfies to blame for a tragic private plane crash in Colorado last year. Audie Cornish talks to journalist David Yanofsky about tech in the cockpit.
February 05, 2015
Robert Siegel talks to Dr. Dawn Perlmutter, director of the Symbol Intelligence Group, which specializes in analysis of symbols and rituals. She says fire is a common method of ritual murder in Iraq.
February 05, 2015
Audie Cornish talks to Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Fritz about Amy Pascal. The Sony co-chairman will stay at the company to launch a new production venture.
February 05, 2015
Robert Siegel talks with former Sen. Bob Kerrey about the call for the release of withheld pages from the Congressional Joint Inquiry into intelligence activities leading up to the Sept. 11 attacks.
February 05, 2015
The chain, known as the place you could find spare parts, hung on for years, but now plans to sell up to 2,400 stores nationwide.
February 05, 2015
Audie Cornish talks to Rajan Menon, professor of political science at the Powell School of the City College of New York, about his Los Angeles Times piece, "Want to Arm Kiev? Better have a Plan B."
February 05, 2015
Long welcoming of refugees and asylum-seekers, Sweden is now seeing a backlash. An anti-immigration party is gaining strength, mosques have been fire-bombed, and anti-Semitism appears on the rise.
February 05, 2015
Hackers gained access to records of 80 million Anthem customers and employees, the health insurance giant says. But how can the seemingly endless mega-hacks be prevented?
February 05, 2015
One of the world's most active volcanoes is erupting again. Piton de la Fournaise in the Indian Ocean on the French island of Reunion began spewing lava from one of its four craters on Wednesday.
February 05, 2015
Outraged by the killing of their air force pilot, Jordanians are considering what their country can do to respond.
February 05, 2015
Meanwhile, the Obama administration is under increasing pressure to provide weapons to the Ukrainians.
February 05, 2015
NBC Chief Anchor Brian Williams is dealing with scathing criticism over his exaggerated accounts, over the years, of a helicopter landing under hostile fire in Iraq in 2003.
February 05, 2015
The end looks to be near for RadioShack. The nearly century old electronics retail chain is on the verge of bankruptcy. Audie Cornish talks to Jamie Lendino of PC Magazine.
February 05, 2015
More than 80 percent of high school students in Shanghai are myopic. A new study finds a link between higher income and poor eyesight. But the root cause is still hotly debated.
February 05, 2015
New data collected from the European Space Agency's Planck telescope shows that the first starlight in the universe occurred about 560 million years after the Big Bang.
February 05, 2015

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