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Despite acorns' wide geographic range and long culinary history, very few people eat them. But some fans say they're untapped nutritional resource — if you're willing to do the work to process them.
November 02, 2014
The 18th-century Catalan tradition of castelling, the building of human towers, or castles, is undergoing a renaissance today. This has accompanied a rise in Catalan nationalism.
November 02, 2014
Decontee Davis survived Ebola, but her fiance died of the virus. Now she is working with children whose parents have had the disease — and spreading the word that early treatment is critical.
November 01, 2014
Decontee Davis survived Ebola, but her fiance died of the virus. Now she is working with children whose parents have had the disease — and spreading the word that early treatment is critical.
November 01, 2014
Actress Shoshana Roberts says she has received several violent threats because of her role in a widely-watched anti-street harassment PSA. Still, she says, she doesn't regret raising the issue.
November 01, 2014
Get ready for some early sunsets. At 2 a.m. tonight, U.S. clocks will move one hour backward, as Daylight Saving Time officially ends.
November 01, 2014
Nina Pham, the nurse who became the first person to contract the deadly Ebola virus on American soil, was reunited with her dog after the animal left quarantine in Dallas Saturday.
November 01, 2014
McMorris Rodgers says she wants to see more women run — and get elected — to Congress. That's why she's taken on a leadership role, raising money for female Republicans and mentoring them, too.
November 01, 2014
Federal officials are looking into why the Virgin Galactic SpaceshipTwo crashed in California during a test flight that left one pilot dead.
November 01, 2014
The milestone inspired a Hello Kitty Con in Los Angeles this week. But the largest fete was in Tokyo, where parent company Sanrio put on a parade and other events.
November 01, 2014
During his four years as a prisoner, professor Ajmal Khan came across boys in remote Waziristan who were hungry to learn. He taught them math and science, but his captivity became a lesson, too.
November 01, 2014
The blackout struck around 11:30 a.m. Saturday, reportedly after a connection that brings power in from India tripped. Attempts to restore power in some areas have only met with limited success.
November 01, 2014
The event included the presentation of a ring and a cake featuring two of the men. After a video was posted online, one site asked, "Is This Egypt's First Gay Marriage?"
November 01, 2014
Even if a big raise is not imminent for you, five factors are helping stretch today's paycheck: cheap gasoline; a strong dollar; low interest rates; fierce retail competition and a huge corn harvest.
November 01, 2014
Dante Martin faces a possible 22 years in prison for manslaughter in the death of fellow Florida A&M band member Robert Champion.
November 01, 2014
The Nigerian extremist group says more than 200 girls it kidnapped from a school in April have been married to fighters. The group also denies stories that it has reached a cease fire deal.
November 01, 2014
When Daylight Saving Time arrives, who adjusts all those old clocks? Noel Poirier, director of the National Watch and Clock Museum, tells NPR's Scott Simon he has to turn back 60 pendulum clocks.
November 01, 2014
NPR's Scott Simon talks to reporter Joel Glenn Brenner about the Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two crash. She knew both pilots who were on board the spacecraft.
November 01, 2014
Egypt's president says the nation is involved in a war against terrorism and the media is falling in line. Some talk show hosts have been pulled off the air for criticizing the government.
November 01, 2014
In the video, most of the men who street-harass, who cat-call, yell sand follow the woman are black and Latino. Noticeably absent from the video? White men.
November 01, 2014

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