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The Dr. Seuss book that made the dish famous turns 56 this month. But what does this meal taste like in real life? Chefs across the U.S. are tackling the question.
Aug. 9, 2016
For writers of color, the lack of diversity in book publicity departments can feel like a death knell.
Aug. 9, 2016
You may know the caddis fly as a fishing lure. But bioengineers hunting a better way to seal wounds and set bones say the larvae of these insects have a few tricks we should try to mimic.
Aug. 9, 2016
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he wants a "clean slate," NPR's Peter Kenyon reports. The two leaders met in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.
Aug. 9, 2016
A group of lawmakers and staff with the bipartisan National Conference of State Legislatures spent a year and a half studying the best school systems in the world. Here's what they learned.
Aug. 9, 2016
Artist Butch Anthony has created a drive-thru museum in Seale, Ala. On display is a collection of odd items, decorated and displayed inside shipping containers that vehicles drive between.
Aug. 9, 2016
On a key Trump priority — banning travel to the U.S. from areas affected by terrorism — retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn says "a blanket [ban] is not workable."
Aug. 9, 2016
While most college students go through courses aimed at preventing campus sexual assault, advocates say it's too little, too late. Some are pushing for similar efforts as early as elementary school.
Aug. 9, 2016
A really old French dress has sold for more than $150,000. The brocade gown is an exquisite example of the loose-fitting dresses that women — fed up with restrictive bodices — embraced in the 1700s.
Aug. 9, 2016
Verizon has transformed from a child of the Bell monopoly to parent of tech legends AOL and Yahoo. It wants to play with Google and Facebook — but don't expect a full transformation just yet.
Aug. 9, 2016
"I'm proud to be competing clean and doing what is right," Lilly King said after the race. Over the weekend, her top rival, Yulia Efimova, was reinstated.
Aug. 9, 2016
With the Olympics in full swing, we look at the myriad ways losing a competition can wreak havoc on our physical and mental health.
Aug. 8, 2016
Israel says some $50 million was diverted by the charity's Gaza Strip director to the Hamas militant group. World Vision counters that the man didn't have authority over that much money.
Aug. 8, 2016
"Donald Trump does not reflect historical Republican values nor the inclusive approach to governing that is critical to healing the divisions in our country," the Maine centrist writes in an op-ed.
Aug. 8, 2016
They are among North America's largest ski industry companies. Ski venues have been looking for ways to share revenue and spread vulnerability to declining snowfall and season pass sales.
Aug. 8, 2016
Rafaela Silva grew up in a favela known as the "City of God," about 5 miles from where the competition took place in Rio. She and her sister took up judo to defend themselves and stay out of trouble.
Aug. 8, 2016
Evan McMullin, a Chief Policy Director for Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, is launching an independent bid for the White House in what may be a last ditch effort to stop Trump.
Aug. 8, 2016
The visitor tried to report a stolen wallet at the airport in Stuttgart. Officials who didn't understand Mandarin helpfully put him in the refugee system — which turns out to be hard to get out of.
Aug. 8, 2016
To international foodies, the Rocas are rock stars of haute cuisine. This summer, they've bolted their restaurant in Spain to cook gourmet pop-up meals in five cities over five weeks.
Aug. 8, 2016
There's scant science to support the ancient Eastern therapy of cupping. But that hasn't stopped Olympians from trying it to ease pain and speed recovery.
Aug. 8, 2016

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