More than half of the Major League Baseball players recently suspended for performance enhancing drug use are from the Dominican Republic - where many PED's are available over-the-counter. Host Michel Martin finds out more.
Science Genius rap battles are part of a national push for minority science education. A U.S. Department of Commerce study found that blacks and Latinos are half as likely as whites to have a job in science or engineering.
On Wednesday, lawyers helping accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan asked to have their roles reduced. They told the judge they think Hasan is purposely trying to lose this trial.
Americans once waited in line for the chance to be photographed atop the striped donkeys on this famed tourist strip. But 9/11, the recession and the Mexican drug war have stifled tourism and nearly put the "zonkeys" and their owners out of work. A new push is on to save the historic icons.
The environmental agency has proposed permits that would allow oil companies to continue releasing contaminated wastewater onto the Wind River Reservation in central Wyoming. NPR found last year that the EPA has been allowing oil companies to send so much wastewater onto dry land that it was creating raging streams.
Sometimes the condition a doctor labels as cancer isn't much of a health threat. Some cancer specialists are now looking at whether it's time to rethink what gets called cancer to lower anxiety and cut waste.
At a zoo in the Netherlands, 112 baboons suddenly started acting oddly. They turned their backs to visitors. They moped around. They didn't want to eat. It was a week before they got back to normal. Were they upset by a storm or an earthquake that people didn't feel? Maybe aliens? It's a mystery.
John Tatum might be 94-years-old but that didn't stop him from winning 2 gold medals at the National Senior Games this year. Tell Me More checks in on his success.
Cancer is one of the most frightening diagnosis someone can get, but it might become less common. That's because the National Cancer Institute is asking the medical community to redefine what it calls cancer. Host Michel Martin finds out about the benefits and possible side effects.
While civil rights groups are critical of Florida's race-based education goals, the policy's defenders argue that it sets ambitious - but realistic - achievement targets. Host Michel Martin talks with Krista Kafer, chief of the policy group Colorado's Future Project.