Steroids used to be the scourge of baseball, to the extent that Congress held hearings about it. Commentator Pablo Torre of ESPN The Magazine says time has been kind to some of the worst offenders.
A new ride-hailing service in Boston called Safr is aimed at getting female customers and employing female drivers. Some women drivers and passengers felt unsafe using other ride-hailing apps.
The United Nations calls the Rohingya the most persecuted people in the world. The Muslim minority group has faced abuse from the Buddhist-majority army in their own homeland of Myanmar.
The blues-rock guitarist was found dead in his Massachusetts home. Police said he died of natural causes.
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The National Academy of Sciences has toughened up its guidelines to call cutting corners, dubious statistics and not fully sharing research methods "detrimental" to science.
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The airline overbooked and said it need his seat and three others. Refusing to leave, he was dragged off the plane. According to a witness, the man said he was targeted for being Chinese.
Syria will be the focus of U.S. talks with Russia. Rachel Martin talks to Ben Rhodes, ex-deputy national security adviser, who defends the Obama administration for not taking military action in Syria.
How do you feel about some baseball in your beer? Fans of the Atlanta Braves can imbibe on beer that has been aged on wood chips that are basically the waste that comes from making baseball bats.
Australian Terry Peck was dining at a waterfront restaurant when he apparently tried to skip out on a $450 bill. Police on jet skis chased him down after he jumped into the water.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force proposes each man decide with his doctor whether to undergo routine PSA testing, citing recent evidence of benefits and ways to minimize downsides of screening.
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson upcoming trip to Moscow has gotten a lot more difficult. The trip originally was toexplore cooperation between the two countries but it's now likely to be dominated by recent events in Syria.
After a year of fighting allegations he misused his office to cover up an affair with a top political aid, two-term Republican Governor Robert Bentley reached a plea deal that led to his resignation.
Steve Inskeep talks to Ambassador Alexander Vershbow ahead of Secretary of State Tillerson's first diplomatic trip to Moscow. Vershbow was U.S. ambassador to Russia and deputy NATO secretary general.
Rachel Martin talks to Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and former U.N. high commissioner for Human Rights, about problems that require multilateral cooperation at a moment when nationalism is on the rise.
Survivors of last month's U.S. airstrike on the Iraqi city of Mosul, which targeted ISIS but is suspected of killing scores of civilians, talk about why they were in the houses that collapsed on them.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Moscow Tuesday. Will he take a tough line with Russia during his visit? And Democrats are feeling optimistic about a special election in Kansas on Tuesday.
Ford has launched a version of its Fusion hybrid that the LAPD is interested in. Previously, police departments have snubbed hybrids on the grounds they lack the juice needed to chase down bad guys.
A rapidly evolving strain of bird flu has killed a record number of people this year in China. Scientists are concerned about its potential to spur a global pandemic.
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New Mexico has made it illegal to stigmatize students who cannot pay for their lunches. State Sen. Michael Padilla, who introduced the bill, says he had to mop cafeteria floors as a foster child.
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The former Kinks leader speaks with Steve Inskeep about Americana, a musical distillation of his sometimes tumultuous life as British rock star in the U.S.
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