Lots of kids get bullied, but they get over it, right? Many don't, a study says. Children who are involved in bullying are more likely to have serious health problems as adults. They also have trouble managing money, holding jobs and maintaining relationships.
California's crop of Hass avocados — those green fruit essential for guacamole — usually weigh a half-pound or more. But this year's avocados are the smallest in memory — some barely bigger than an egg.
California's crop of Hass avocados – those green fruit essential for guacamole – usually weigh a half-pound or more. But this year's avocados are the tiniest in memory – some barely bigger than an egg.
Oprah Winfrey may not have her daytime network TV show anymore, but that doesn't mean she's keeping quiet.
In media news parlance, Winfrey is stilling getting "the big gets," in terms of heavily sought-after interviews, most recently nabbing actress Lindsay Lohan for a revealing tell-all that aired Sunday night on OWN.
The interview was taped four days after Lohan was released from her latest stint in rehab.
Ratings for the exclusive interview have yet to be released, but they're expected to be big. Just back in January, the network got a 30 percent ratings boost from Winfrey's interview with cycling star Lance Armstrong, in which he admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs to help him win races. About 3.2 million viewers tuned in, according to Nielsen.
Compared to Oprah's network heydays, though, these interview numbers are nothing. When Winfrey skewered "A Million Little Pieces" author James Frey on her show back in 2011 for being dishonest in his "memoir," the show got more than 8 million viewers.
And of course, Winfrey's couch was the one that Tom Cruise jumped on to profess his love for Katie Holmes in 2005.
Tom Cruise or not, Winfrey's OWN may finally be finding its footing.
Just last month, the Oprah Winfrey Network reported that it turned a profit in the previous quarter, partly in thanks to two Tyler Perry productions added to the network lineup.
The newest smartphones are abandoning both physical and on-screen buttons in favor of gestures. As with so much behavior change ushered in by technology, the change happens before we take wider notice.
The task force said the construction needs to withstand storms made stronger by climate change. It also recommends new standards for flood protection.
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a dish that combines the magic of poutine with the magic of a brown bag lunch you ate a lot in second grade.
A multimillion-dollar deal to provide ski lifts for a resort in North Korea has been cancelled, after Switzerland's government decided the deal violated U.N. sanctions forbidding the export of luxury items to the country.
Knell joined NPR in December 2011. He came after the resignation of Vivian Schiller, who left after two high-profile controversies. Now he's moving to National Geographic for what he says is an opportunity "I could not turn down."
The SEC looks into whether JPMorgan bank hired the children of powerful Chinese leaders in an effort to win business.
Heritage Action for America and leading Republicans kick off town halls in nine cities as part of a “Defund Obamacare Tour" this week. But can the Affordable Care Act really be defunded?
And airlines endlessly try to engineer procedures to speed up boarding and reduce costly delays. A scientist thinks he has the solution.
It was only down for a few minutes, but a Google outage on Friday still has people talking about the global impact. The tech giant's search engine went down briefly along with a few other services. It's estimated the outage caused a nearly 40 percent drop in global Internet traffic.
Carl Franzen, reporter for The Verge, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to discuss. Click on the audio player above to hear more.