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Behind The Scenes: How A Fourth-Grade Class Reported Our Story

For our profile of Marlem Diaz-Brown, we asked her students to do the reporting. Here's how we got an exclusive look inside their classroom.

Morning Edition

Reporting Live From Miami: A Bunch Of Fourth Graders Tell Their Teacher's Story

We asked the students in Marlem Diaz-Brown's class in Miami to tell the story of their "amazing" teacher.

Sanders Campaign Has Spent 50 Percent More Than Clinton in 2016

After starting as an "underdog," Sanders has outspent the Clinton campaign in almost every major category.

Syria Hospital Bombing: Are The Rules Of War Breaking Down?

The destruction of a hospital in Aleppo is part of a disturbing trend. And it's not just happening in Syria.

All Things Considered

Weighing The Good And The Bad Of Autonomous Killer Robots In Battle

It sounds like science fiction, but it's a very real and contentious debate that is making its way through the U.N. Advocates of a ban want all military weapons to be under "meaningful human control."

3 Things To Know About The NFL Draft That Don't Have Much To Do With Football

Most notably, a 22-year-old German wide receiver could be the first player drafted straight from Europe to the NFL.

All Things Considered

Why Chobani Gave Employees A Financial Stake In Company's Future

Workers at the yogurt-maker got a potential windfall when the company said it would give them shares that could be worth up to 10 percent of the firm. It reflects a rising trend in employee ownership.

'Jungle Book' Love: Why I Identify With The 'Flower In Underpants'

Growing up in India, she was a fan of the dubbed-in-Hindi TV series. As a globetrotting adult, she is touched by the Disney movie version.

All Things Considered

China Passes Law Putting Foreign NGOs Under Stricter Police Control

China's legislature has passed a controversial law giving police sweeping powers to monitor and control foreign nongovernmental organizations that operate in China.

PHOTOS: Chinese Buddhist Monk Is Mummified And Covered In Gold

Fu Hou died in 2012 and his body spent more than three years in a pottery jar before it was sterilized, painted and gilded. The process honors his dedication to the religion.

How This Year’s Unpredictable Cold Snaps Have Devastated New England’s Peach Crop

April 26, 2016
Alice Hoffman's new book, "Nightbird," takes place on an apple orchard in the Berkshires. (Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism/Flickr)

For fruit farmers around the region this year’s unpredictable weather has become a major headache.

Chef Karen Akunowicz On Her James Beard Nomination, ‘Top Chef’ And The Joy Of Cooking

April 25, 2016
Myers and Chang in the South End, where James Beard nominee and Top Chef contestant Karen Akunowicz is executive chef. (~He Shoots He Scores~/Flickr)

More Boston area restaurant chefs are finding themselves in the spotlight. Take Myers + Chang chef Karen Akunowicz, who was featured on Bravo’s “Top Chef” this season and recently received her second James Beard nomination.

Favorite Passover Recipes From Chef Kathy Gunst

April 22, 2016
Charoset, a chutney-like condiment, is a dish in the Passover Seder that is packed with flavor. (Larry Crowe/AP)

Our resident chef shares recipes for spiced charoset, pavlova (flourless meringue cake) and chicken soup.

Harlem Voters Are Ready For The New York Primary

April 19, 2016
Sylvia Woods opened her Harlem soul food restaurant in 1962. (Americasroof/Flickr)

Robin Young spoke with a number of voters as they attended Sunday gospel services and dined out at the famous soul restaurant Sylvia’s.

How To Make Really Good Pizza At Home

April 14, 2016
Pizza by Kathy Gunst: Tomato, Grilled Artichoke and Olive. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst shares recipes for two kinds of pizza dough and three different pizzas.

Farming By The Numbers

April 8, 2016
Casey Adams, left, and Scott Jackman, partners in Fly Ag Tech, show off their drone at the Western Farm Show in Kansas City. (Harvest Public Media/Peggy Lowe)

The latest tech start-up boom is not coming from Silicon Valley. It’s in the Midwest.

Tips To Get Cooking

April 8, 2016
In this Jan. 23, 2016, photo, Taryn Robinson cooks white turkey chili, a meal kit dish from Blue Apron, as her father, Keith Robinson, watches over her shoulder in Evanston, Ill. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)

Let’s get cooking. And the new push to get you into the kitchen — from meal delivery kits to simple techniques and recipes to build your confidence.

Recipes To Get You In The Kitchen

April 8, 2016
(IFrom Left) Penne Arrabbiata and a Make-Ahead Vinaigrette and Salad from Cook's Illustrated. (Courtesy Cook's Illustrated)

Our April 8 show on tips and tricks for getting even the most reluctant cook in the kitchen included some great recipes from our guests — and those recipes are here!

New Genetically Engineered Pigs Bred To Fight Disease

April 7, 2016
The University of Missouri and Kansas State University recently developed pigs resistant to a deadly virus that costs the U.S. pork industry millions annually. (Courtesy University of Missouri)

Researchers in Kansas and Missouri recently developed pigs resistant to a deadly virus that costs the U.S. pork industry millions annually.

Steamed Carrots, And Other Ways I Killed It In The Kitchen

April 7, 2016
One small step for culinary mastery. One giant leap for a formerly kitchen-phobic home cook. (Jonathan Pielmayer/Unsplash)

One small step for culinary mastery. One giant leap for a formerly kitchen-phobic home cook.

Zingerman’s Offers Sandwiches And A Unique Business Strategy

April 6, 2016
The counter at Zingerman's, where employees were recently able to buy the first shares of stock in the company. (Robin Young/Here & Now)

Employees at the store have access to data about the company and each staff member had the chance to purchase the first shares of company stock.

Fact And Fiction About Monsanto

April 1, 2016
The entrance sign is seen at the headquarters of Monsanto, at Creve Coeur (St. Louis), Missouri, on April 7, 2014. Monsanto is the world's largest seed supplier. (Juliette Michel/AFP/Getty Images)

Following our interview with Monsanto’s CEO, NPR’s Dan Charles joins us to dig into some of the claims he made.

Main Course Salads To Segue Into Spring

March 21, 2016
Kathy Gunst's roasted beet salad with feta cheese, roasted chickpeas and arugula with chive-ginger dressing. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst combines warm and cold elements and winter and spring ingredients.

Coke Hopes Designer Milk Will Offset Soda’s Decline

March 18, 2016
In this photo illustration, a container of Coca-Cola Companies' new Fairlife milk is seen on February 4, 2015 in Miami, Florida. The company announced it will be selling the milk which they say is specially cold-filtered so that it has 50% more protein, 50% less sugar and 30% more calcium than conventional milk. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Coca-Cola is partnering with a dairy cooperative to distribute high-protein, high-calcium, low-sugar, lactose-free milk.

The Age Project: Living Well Into Our 70s

March 18, 2016
Janet Banks: "My husband and I asked ourselves: How do we want life in our 70s to be?" Pictured: A parkour class for those over 60 gathers in a London park. (Lefteris Pitarakis/AP)

My husband and I asked ourselves: How do we want life in our 70s to be?

What Can Chefs Do About Boston’s Line Cook Shortage?

March 14, 2016
There's a serious shortage of line and prep cooks in Boston, and it's having an impact on the city's rapidly expanding restaurant scene. (George Oates/Flickr)

Right now, there’s a serious shortage of line and prep cooks in Boston, and it’s having an impact on the city’s rapidly expanding restaurant scene.

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