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'Going Green' Is Really 'Going Native': Western Apache Chef Nephi Craig

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 10:29am

Chef Nephi Craig of the Apaches in the Kitchen blog reflects on what the "mainstream" culinary world has to learn about Native foodways.

Songs We Love: Ronnie Spector, 'I'd Much Rather Be With The Girls'

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 9:19am

It was originally written for The Rolling Stones and has made its way through several covers, but Spector's big, sexy, sweet-and-tough voice brings this song home.

What Happens When The Online Bully Is A Child With Special Needs

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 9:03am

A bullying counselor argues that too often, adults expect kids to navigate the Web with wisdom but without much guidance. For a child with special needs, it can be a powerful yet frightening space.

Baseball

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 8:04am

We explore the past, present and future of baseball. From how Latino players bent the rules of the color line to why Dominican fans started showing up at Boston's notoriously white Fenway Park.

Top Stories: Migrants Back In Turkey; Hidden Accounts Of Putin Associates

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 7:48am

Also: Flash flooding in Pakistan kills dozens; investigators don't know why an Amtrak train hit a piece of equipment on the track yesterday; and Native American historian Joe Medicine Crow dies.

Baseball's Opening Day Brings With It Weird Food

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 6:43am

The Pirates take a hot dog and Cracker Jacks covered in mac 'n cheese on naan bread. The Braves have the Sausage Sundae: mac 'n cheese, mashed potatoes and pulled pork inside a split smoked sausage.

EU Deports First Group Of Migrants Back To Turkey

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 6:42am

This is part of the EU's controversial deal with Turkey. The agreement, aimed at stemming the flow of migrants into the EU, has been widely criticized by rights groups.

Italian Town Celebrates Birth Of First Baby In 28 Years

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 6:02am

The northern Italian mountain town of Ostana had a population of 84 — until now. Baby Pablo makes 85. The newspaper La Stampa says Ostana is celebrating his birth with a party.

You Can't Learn What You Can't See: Here's How Your State Screens For Vision Problems

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 5:32am

That frustrated kid at the back of the class? It's not that he doesn't get it — or doesn't care. It could be he just can't see. A new report provides a look at children's vision screening by state.

Small Donors Power And Inspire The Sanders Campaign

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 5:06am

Sen. Bernie Sanders raised $44 million in March, nearly all of it in tiny increments. Sanders says his fund-raising strategy guarantees independence from big-money interests.

Wisconsin, Long The Front-Runner's Friend, Looks To Play Spoiler On Tuesday

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 5:00am

The polls could be wrong of course, but they do comport with signals from the ground: Wisconsin is Cruzing and feeling the Bern, and both could ride the thermal updraft for the next two weeks.

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