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Badger Aids British Archaeologists

15 hours 28 min ago

Relics from the Bronze Age were discovered just north of Stonehenge by a burrowing badger. The bronze saw, copper chisel and an archer's wrist guard date back 4,000 years ago.

Swiss City Concerned Silent Disco Would Be Too Loud

15 hours 33 min ago

Participants dance to music playing on headphones, rather than over loudspeakers. According to a Swiss paper, the problem with silent discos is that people just can't resist singing along.

Farm Contractors Balk At Obamacare Requirements

16 hours 13 min ago

The federal health law is putting farmers in a tough spot. Many contractors supplying workers have to offer health coverage. Insurance is costly and contractors worry about immigration fallout.

N.H. Voters To Decide If Rubio Builds On Iowa Caucuses' Momentum

18 hours 26 min ago

Sen. Marco Rubio made his closing argument to New Hampshire voters. Over the weekend, his campaign stumbled in the GOP presidential debate. Will his momentum continue or stall in the Granite State?

Spain's Princess Cristina, Along With 17 others, Are Back In Court For Fraud Case

18 hours 26 min ago

Spain's Princess Cristina is expected to give evidence at her trial for tax fraud on Tuesday. The charges range from tax fraud to embezzlement.

In Rio, The Samba Parade Goes On Despite A Wardrobe Malfunction

18 hours 26 min ago

NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro donned an elaborate, colorful costume and sambaed her way through Rio's Carnival parade competition — and recovered fast after forgetting to tie a crucial double knot.

TV Review: Samantha Bee's 'Full Frontal' Debuts On TBS

18 hours 26 min ago

The Former Daily Show correspondent kicked off her own show — Full Frontal With Samantha Bee — on TBS Monday night — making her the only woman with a news satire show on U.S. television.

With Russia Help, Syrian Government Forces About To Take Control Of Aleppo

18 hours 26 min ago

Syrians are fleeing Aleppo under an intensifying Russian assault, and the city looks more likely to fall than ever. Renee Montagne talks to Alexei Borodavkin, Russia's Ambassador to the U.N., who defends the Russian offensive in Aleppo.

How Did Our Reporter Do In Rio's Sambadrome?

18 hours 26 min ago

NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro donned an elaborate, colorful costume and sambaed her way through the Carnival parade competition. The question for us: did her team win or lose and could she keep up?

9th Annual Crunchies Honors Silicon Valley Movers And Shakers

18 hours 26 min ago

The San Francisco War Memorial Opera House was bursting with tech founders and investors Monday night for the 9th Annual Crunchies Awards. Among those honored, the best venture capitalist of the year, the best CEO and best startup funder.

Farm Contractors Balk At Affordable Care Requirements

18 hours 26 min ago

Many in the agriculture industry in California are worried about an Obamacare requirement that employers offer workers health insurance in companies of 50 or more people.

Voting Is Underway In New Hampshire. Will There Be Any Surprises?

18 hours 26 min ago

Hillary Clinton was supposed to win New Hampshire's primary in a walk. And not many people were taking Donald Trump's candidacy very seriously. New Hampshire has always been about electoral surprises.

Hearing For Adnan Syed Of 'Serial' Fame Is Set To Wrap Up

18 hours 26 min ago

Both sides have rested in the hearing on whether Adnan Syed's murder conviction will be revisited. Syed is serving a life sentence for the 1999 strangulation of his ex-girlfriend.

Political Reporters Wrestle With How To Depict What's Driving Voters

18 hours 26 min ago

The idea that voter anger is fueling the fortunes of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders has consumed much coverage from major media outlets. Political reporters in New Hampshire grapple with how best to reflect this voter sentiment.

Christie, Bush And Kasich Fight To Stay Alive After New Hampshire Primary

18 hours 26 min ago

Governors, current and former, running for president are struggling to break through in the GOP contest. Chris Christie, Jeb Bush and John Kasich are each hoping to exceed expectations.

'An Average Guy' Excels At Teaching Students AP Calculus

18 hours 26 min ago

David Greene talks to advanced placement calculus teacher Anthony Yom about his classroom magic, and how he's gotten every one of his students for the past five years to pass the exam.

Donald Trump Uses Choice Language To Insult Ted Cruz

18 hours 26 min ago

The top two finishers in the Republican caucuses in Iowa — Ted Cruz and Donald Trump — made their closing pitches in New Hampshire, but to a very different electorate.

Sanders Resonates With N.H. Voters. Is It Because He's From Vermont?

18 hours 26 min ago

As voters head to the polls in New Hampshire, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is the favorite and Hillary Clinton is the underdog. It's a far different standing than they had just months ago.

Allies Discuss How To Respond To North Korea's Rocket Launch

18 hours 26 min ago

Senior U.S., Japanese and South Korean defense officials met by teleconference on Tuesday to discuss the ramifications of North Korea's suspected missile test disguised as a satellite launch.

Old Mouse Trap Still Works Just Fine

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 6:33am

The Museum of English Rural Life in Britain has artifacts on display including a 155-year-old mouse trap. There was no bait, but a mouse wandered in, got stuck and died.




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