Two American astronauts at the Space Station are outside the craft for the last of three jobs aimed at paving the way to receive a new generation of crew modules beginning in 2017.
The watermelon has been Oklahoma's state vegetable — not fruit — for nearly a decade. The poor melon has become a political football, as some lawmakers now want to repeal the its title.
Benjamin Netanyahu will address Congress just before Israeli elections. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Chemi Shalev, the U.S. editor of Haartz, about how the controversial visit is playing back home.
Jury selection in the trial of the Boston marathon bomber is expected to finish on Tuesday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to Boston correspondent Tovia Smith about the start of Dzokhar Tsarnaev's trial.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is portrayed on stage in John Strand's new play, The Originalist. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Strand and the actor who plays Scalia, Edward Gero.
The Bureau of Reclamation announced Friday that for the second straight year, many California farmers will not be getting federal water imports because of the ongoing drought.
Anti-fracking activists say they're being targeted by law enforcement agencies that work with the oil and gas industries to monitor threats to infrastructure.
As Mr. Spock on Star Trek, the late Leonard Nimoy embodied the conflicts faced by many biracial and other people of color. Even on the diverse crew of the Enterprise, he stood out.
Amid the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camps, a focus more on 'how Jews lived than about how they perished.'
In the past decade, the number of bear-related calls Florida wildlife officials have received has increased by 400 percent. To stop the rise in bear population, officials have agreed to start hunting.
Would the appointment of a sports minister improve the athletic landscape in the United States? Former Olympian Edwin Moses, who is now the chairman for the Laureus Sports for Good Foundation, doesn’t think so. He joins Bill Littlefield to explain why he thinks sports should stay in the private sector.
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