An environmental group is holding a vegetarian festival on Earth Day. But members of the German city's council want the group to serve local meat at the event.
Some African countries have long witnessed mysterious outbreaks of paralysis. Affected regions are poor and conflict-ridden, where people's main food is a bitter, poisonous variety of cassava.
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Stephen O'Shea's quirky travelogue is packed with facts and history, but it's marred by a few odd choices — for example, why visit the famed skiing town of Val d'Isère at the height of summer?
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The number of English language learners in public schools is nearing 5 million. Many are struggling academically, despite well-intentioned efforts to help them learn English.
One group that helps train female candidates says applications for its programs are up 87 percent since Election Day.
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Applicants have to go through "extreme vetting" including a grueling polygraph exam. In the past, Customs and Border Protection has had trouble retaining agents.
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John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, went to Syria last week to discuss the campaign for defeating militants from the Islamic State.
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The Trump administration has rescinded Obama administration guidance on transgender students and bathrooms. Rachel Martin talks with Vanita Gupta, who was one of the architects of the Obama policy.
The Conservative Political Action Conference starts Thursday. Matt Schlapp of the American Conservative Union, which hosts the event, talks with Rachel Martin about Trump's brand of conservatism.
The Southern Poverty Law Center says there has been a rise in hate groups, including groups using anti-Muslim rhetoric. Some American Muslims are pushing back by running for office.
Three Utah voters who attended Rep. Jason Chaffetz's raucous town hall, including one who voted for him in November, talk about their reasons for protesting.
The leader of the United Auto Workers, the car workers' union, is encouraging people to buy cars built in the U.S. The slogan "Buy American" has a controversial history going back to the Great Depression.
The Tohono O'odham tribe on the U.S.-Mexico border says a wall would desecrate a mountain where they say their creator lives. Still, they want help Donald Trump keep illegal border crossers out.
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A "March for Science" is set for April 22 in Washington, D.C., to show support for evidence-based public policy. But some worry the march will be seen as partisan, and may even undermine sound policy.
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Entrepreneur Keitra Bates is opening a shared commercial kitchen to help keep culinary traditions alive on the city's gentrifying west side.
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As Texas considers a bill to restrict transgender people's access to some restrooms, many in the state's business community question whether the measure is worth the business it might cost the state.
Trump Cabinet members Rex Tillerson and John Kelly are meeting with officials in Mexico. Antonio Ortiz-Mena of Albright Stoneridge Group discusses U.S.-Mexico relations under President Trump.
A lot of people are confused about when and if Republicans can "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act. Kaiser Health News' Julie Rovner clears things up in the first of a series.
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Some constituents have protested Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act. David Greene talks with Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio about the GOP's next steps.
Mexican authorities apologized to three indigenous women who were unlawfully jailed for three years on trumped-up charges. The women say there are thousands of innocent people in Mexico's jails.