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Roger Ebert In Review: A 'Fresh Air' Survey

<i>Fresh Air</i> remembers the film critic and bon vivant Roger Ebert, who died Thursday, with a roundup of interviews from our archive.<p>In one, from all the way back in 1984, host Terry Gross talks with Ebert alone; in a second conversation, from 1996, Terry interviews both Ebert and his late partner Gene …

Pope's foot-wash a final straw for traditionalists

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has won over many hearts and minds with his simple style and focus on serving the world's poorest, but he has devastated traditionalist Catholics who adored his predecessor, Benedict XVI, for restoring much of the traditional pomp to the papacy.<p>Francis' decision to …

North Carolina takes down Confederate Civil War battle flag after protest | Paul Harris

William Faulkner once noted that in regards to the American South's awareness of its troubled history, "the past is never dead. It's not even …

GMO Health Risks: What The Scientific Evidence Says

Many Americans are concerned about the spread of genetically modified organisms throughout agriculture -- and the perception that some members of the …