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In May, we shared the story of a New Orleans high school marching band. Two students earned scholarships to play for Jackson State University's marching band, the Sonic Boom of the South.

The online video giant has just opened a gleaming new production studio in Manhattan. It's part of an effort to attract new viewers — and ultimately compete with companies like Netflix and Hulu.

Health officials estimate that every flu season, 1 in 5 Americans will get the bug. This year, changes in flu vaccines and in federal guidelines could help those most susceptible to the virus.

Certain birth defects in male children are on the rise, and nobody knows why. Scientists say basic research into how external genitalia evolved in reptiles and rodents might offer a few clues.

GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska is set to head the Energy and Natural Resources Committee. It can be easier for her oil-reliant state to adapt to the changing climate rather than address its causes.

Composer BJ Leiderman talks about writing the show's theme music and sings some of the lyrics that accompany that catchy tune.

The call for Catalan independence was long led by those who suffered under Spanish dictator Francisco Franco. Younger Catalans are now championing the cause.

Apprenticeship programs have been in decline, but South Carolina is bucking the trend. Nearly 11,000 apprentices have been trained there since 2007 in fields ranging from manufacturing to nursing.

Discovered in Montana in 1988, the Wankel T. Rex is prize find — a nearly complete skeleton, now bound for display at the Smithsonian, in Washington, D.C. But first, those old bones need some work.

A Supreme Court case argued Wednesday is about obstruction of justice — and fish. The prosecution says the law used to convict its client only bars document destruction. The justices aren't so sure.

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