Bob Dylan Agrees To Accept His Nobel Prize During A Tour Stop In Stockholm - Since the American musician won the Nobel Prize in Literature last year, he has not yet picked up his award in person or delivered the customary lecture required for him to receive the prize money.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:54:00 -0400
HPV Vaccine Could Protect More People With Fewer Doses, Doctors Insist - In the U.S., there are about 39,000 cancers associated with the human papillomavirus each year. Doctors say the new HPV vaccine may help reduce the number of cases.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:21:00 -0400
Kushner Family, China's Anbang End Talks Over Manhattan Real Estate Deal - Anbang had discussed investing more than $400 million to redevelop an office tower owned by Kushner Companies â€” a deal that raised ethical concerns.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:16:00 -0400
Reality Check On Trump Calling For Bipartisanship On Health Care - The president told a bipartisan group of senators that there will be a deal on health care. "It's such an easy one," he said, adding that it will "happen very quickly." But it's hardly that easy.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:51:00 -0400
Westinghouse Files For Bankruptcy Protection, 10 Years After Acquisition By Toshiba - Through Westinghouse, Toshiba had planned to build four nuclear power reactors â€” two each in Georgia and South Carolina.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:29:00 -0400
Brexit Gets Real: Prime Minister May Has Triggered U.K.'s Exit From EU - "This is an historic moment, from which there can be no turning back. Britain is leaving the European Union," British Prime Minister Theresa May tells the House of Commons.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:20:00 -0400
The Tahri That Binds: How A Sweet Rice Dish Connects A Woman To Her History - Making the traditional foods of home on the holiday of Cheti Chand â€” which falls on March 29 this year â€” helps a member of the Hindu Sindhi diaspora feel less disjointed.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 05:51:00 -0400
Scientists Who Want To Study Climate Engineering Shun Trump - The controversial study of climate engineering â€” aka deliberately messing with Earth's temperature â€” was finally starting to regain a measure of respectability. And then came President Trump.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 05:07:00 -0400
A New Kind Of March Madness Hits Schools - It's March Mammal Madness, a bracket with real animals facing off in fictional battles. Hundreds of science classes are playing in schools around the country.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:23:00 -0400
First Episode Of 'All Things Considered' Is Headed To Library Of Congress - The NPR program's inaugural 1971 broadcast has been added to the National Recording Registry, alongside other "aural treasures" like Judy Garland's "Over the Rainbow." Take a listen to the first show!
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 03:01:00 -0400
Wage Deal Averts Threatened Boycott By U.S. Women's Hockey Team - Players demanded better pay â€” and not just leading up to each Olympic Games, as had been the case. During negotiations, they warned they would sit out the upcoming, U.S.-hosted world championships.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:02:00 -0400
Supreme Court Rejects Texas Standard For Mental Disability In Capital Cases - The state has been using an unconstitutional, obsolete medical standard for determining whether convicted murderers are exempt from the death penalty because of mental deficiency, justices ruled.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:37:00 -0400
Run-Up To Census 2020 Raises Concerns Over Security And Politics - Results from the U.S. Census in 2020 could remake the political map. Some census experts say the stakes for the upcoming national headcount are higher than normal.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:29:00 -0400
U.N. Human Rights Investigators Killed In Democratic Republic Of The Congo - An American, Michael Sharp, and a Swede, Zaida Catalan, went missing while traveling in the country. Authorities confirmed Tuesday their remains, and those of their interpreter, were found.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:17:00 -0400
Trump Lawyers Claim Immunity In Sex Harassment Suit, Just As Bill Clinton Did - Summer Zervos, a former contestant on The Apprentice, says Donald Trump engaged in "disgusting touching." Trump's legal team wants the case dismissed, at least until after the president leaves office.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:58:00 -0400