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David Greene talks with All Things Considered host Robert Siegel, who's in Manchester, N.H., trying to find out how mainstream Republicans are reacting to outsider candidates.

German alchemist Hennig Brand started with about 1,500 gallons of urine in his 17th century hunt for gold. Discovering phosphorus was just a nice surprise. Know a modern tale of scientific luck?

Florida's highest court will hear a case that may determine the fate of some 390 death row inmates. The case comes after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state's death sentencing system.

The concern is not the virus itself but the cluster of brain-damaged babies born to pregnant women who'd been infected with the mosquito-borne disease.

Jerky sales are soaring, thanks in part to millennials, who are snacking more than ever. Meat snacks are lightweight, high in nutrition and can travel long distances without spoiling.

Some fast-food franchisees are rethinking putting workers on part-time status to avoid having to provide them with health insurance. The business hassles are exceeding the savings.

Democrat Martin O'Malley and Republicans Rand Paul, Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson talk with David Greene about criticism and expectations heading into caucuses for the 2016 presidential race.

David Greene talks with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton ahead of the Iowa caucuses.

Egypt has vowed stricter enforcement of a law requiring foreign men to pay if they marry much younger women. Activists say the country enshrines a practice that amounts to sex trafficking.

Ben Lecomte wants to be the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean — a 5,500-mile journey. Doctors will monitor his heart remotely to see how intensive exercise affects this vital muscle.

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