The class planted 100 onions in June and planned to harvest them this month. But when the students returned for the new school year, the onions were gone.
For some reaction to the President Obama's speech Wednesday night, Steve Inskeep talks to Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Mike Rogers, a Republican from Michigan.
Russia's response to Western sanctions designed to punish it for its aggression in Ukraine has been a ban on food imports from the U.S. and others. In Greece, farmers are suffering under Russia's ban.
Steve Inskeep talks to Paul Watson, a Toronto Star columnist, about the discovery from the Franklin Expedition, which went missing 169 years ago while searching for the Northwest passage.
The U.S. fight against the extremist group that calls itself Islamic State is expanding. President Obama's strategy includes expanding air strikes in Iraq and extending into neighboring Syria.
Hundreds of Louisiana shrimping boats are docked this week, their nets dry. Shrimpers want more money for their catch. Current prices barely allow them to cover their fuel bills.
More than a dozen people are on death row and many more are on trial under Pakistan's blasphemy law. Rights groups say the law is increasingly being used to persecute minorities and to settle scores.
Health insurance premiums went up only a little more than inflation this year, according to a new survey. The average family plan cost about $16,800. That's a 3 percent increase over last year.
To mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, we hear about two of the 3,000 people who died in the World Trace Center: Sean Rooney and Karen Juday.
Polls show that next week's referendum on whether to separate from the United Kingdom is too close to call. For a pro-independence view, Steve Inskeep talks to Scottish author Irvine Welsh.
Bandleader, composer and arranger Gerald Wilson died Monday at his home in Los Angeles. Wilson's career stretched from the swing era of the 1930s into the 21st century.
In a prime-time speech Wednesday, President Obama said the U.S. plans to "take out" the Islamic State "wherever they exist." Signaling a broadening of the American offensive so far.
While Apple unveils a futuristic new smartwatch, Amazon slashes prices on its smartphone-for-shoppers. Both companies are searching for the innovation sweet spot in mobile.
It's a competition, meant to encourage people to clean up after their dogs and use a waste composting program. The contest is called: There's No Such Thing as the Poop Fairy.
Oliver Struempfel set a reputed world record for carrying beer. Video shows him pressing the 27 steins together in one great two-tiered mass.
The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is largely holding, but the mood in the capital Kiev is cautious. Each side accused the other of sporadic shelling, and Ukraine said five of its servicemen had been killed.
Butter is back. But the increased demand is not the reason for recent price hikes. It turns out that the U.S. is exporting more — dipping into our stores of precious butter fat. (Stations note: This story first aired on Weekend Edition Saturday on Sept. 6, 2014)
The assault by former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice on his then-fiancee was public knowledge. But a new video released by TMZ grabbed the public's attention. That prompted a new round of conversations across both traditional and social media — specifically around the hashtags #Why I Stayed and #Why I Left.