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The diamondback moth attacks cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower, costing farmers billions of dollars every year. But will these lab-bred insects inherit the same stigma as genetically modified crops?
Aug. 28, 2017
Michael Walter of the city of Houston's Office of Emergency Management provides an update on the city's efforts to cope with Tropical Storm Harvey.
Aug. 28, 2017
Reservoirs swollen by rain from Hurricane Harvey were opened early Monday, a move that was expected to flood more homes — but one the Army Corps of Engineers says is needed to limit the disaster.
Aug. 28, 2017
A recent study suggests that when people spend their extra cash to get help with time-consuming chores, they're likelier to feel better than if they use the money to buy more things.
Aug. 28, 2017
King is the first African-American to be memorialized on the state Capitol grounds, where monuments to Confederate generals and segregationists stand.
Aug. 28, 2017
In an administration where it seems like everyone becomes an instant celebrity, Hicks has kept her head down, working hard at maintaining a low profile.
Aug. 28, 2017
Despite legal requirements, more than one-quarter of cases of severe abuse that were uncovered by government investigators were not reported to the police. The majority involved sexual assault.
Aug. 28, 2017
The sailors were killed in a collision between the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer and a commercial tanker last Monday local time in waters east of the Strait of Malacca and Singapore.
Aug. 28, 2017
Several bouts of violence broke out of an otherwise peaceful demonstration in Berkeley, Calif., when left-wing counter-protesters clashed with right-wing protesters and President Trump supporters.
Aug. 27, 2017
The travel company CEO will step into the role at a time of immense turmoil for the ride-hailing giant, to fill a leadership vacuum after co- founder Travis Kalanick resigned under pressure in June.
Aug. 27, 2017
As the flooding covers the southeast portion of the state, not all the news there is bad. Many Texans are assisting through search and rescue efforts. Louisianans are also answering rescue calls.
Aug. 27, 2017
Ben Philpott of member station KUT in Austin, Texas talks about the response of Houston and Texas officials to flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey.
Aug. 27, 2017
At least two people in Texas are dead as a result of Harvey, a storm that landed as a category 4 hurricane earlier this week. Houston Public Media reporter Gail Delaughter reports on the flooding.
Aug. 27, 2017
Tropical Storm Harvey continues to dump rain in Houston, Texas, causing devastating floods across the region. NPR's Marisa Peñaloza reports on the ongoing storms, flooding and rescue operations.
Aug. 27, 2017
Flooding across Houston has left many people Stranded. Houston Public Media reporter Andrew Schneider gives an update from inside a building cut off by the water.
Aug. 27, 2017
Hooper's disturbing horror film, which was made on a shoestring budget, had a lasting influence on the genre.
Aug. 27, 2017
The National Weather Service called the rain and flooding "unprecedented," and warned it could top 50 inches in some parts of the region.
Aug. 27, 2017
For many, witnessing the total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, was the event of a lifetime.
Aug. 27, 2017
They're a forgotten group — abducted as teens, forced to marry a Boko Haram member and often bearing a child — now free from captivity, but not truly free.
Aug. 27, 2017
The question facing the party is whether to keep criticizing President Trump or to focus on narrower goals like taking down Confederate monuments.
Aug. 27, 2017

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