The National Rifle Association (NRA) is suing Florida after it passed a gun control law in the wake of a school shooting that left 17 people dead. Governor Rick Scott, a staunch ally of the gun lobby,
Not all users who saw that content, however, can take advantage of a new tool out today. Facebook has rolled out its new hub to help some users figure out if they interacted with Russian propaganda during
Like many Portland residents, Satish and Arlene Palshikar are serious recyclers. Their house is coated with recycled bluish-white paint. They recycle their rainwater, compost their food waste and carefully
Thanks to the legacy of a Texas pastor named Lester Roloff—and a glaring lack of oversight from state and local authorities—religious "schools" for troubled teens often operate with impunity. Kimi Cook
As an avid baker, I've tried greasing my cake/cookie/candy pans in almost every way imaginable: using softened butter, baking spray, butter-then-flour, a slick of oil, parchment paper, or nothing at all.
If you haven’t heard, we’re deep in the throes of potato season. As temperatures drop, root vegetables abound. With a seasonal influx of these underground tubers, it's best you know your way around one.
A new study says people who ask more questions, particularly follow-up questions, are liked better by their conversation partners. Transcript STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: So new research suggests that you can
Facts won't always convince people you're right — a former NASA flight director explains how he learned to argue better the
• Former NASA flight director Paul Hill said the space program was badly polarized in the wake of the 2003 Columbia disaster. • He learned this firsthand as he investigated the causes of the fatal accident,
Back in the 1960s, the fact that our diets influence the risk of heart disease was still a new idea. And there was a debate about the role of fats and the role of sugar. The sugar industry got involved
Actor LeVar Burton played Geordi La Forge in Star Trek, and he has a somewhat similar name to outlandish basketball father LaVar Ball. It’s just close enough for Burton to be on the wrong end of Twitter
Climate change is driving polar bears south and tourists north. The Alaskan town of Kaktovik has a population of fewer than 250 people, but at this time of year, it receives a wave of visitors—first polar