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The long-term environmental impacts of this week's oil spill in California may not be clear for some time. Meantime, the spill has reignited a fierce local debate over off-shore oil drilling.
Thousands of migrants remain trapped on boats in Southeast Asia's Andaman Sea. NPR's Scott Simon talks to reporter Michael Sullivan about what he heard from some of the people who've reached Thailand.
The Senate worked late into the night but was not able to figure out what to do about expiring provisions in the Patriot Act that authorize the NSA's bulk collection of Americans' phone records.
Whether you're barbecuing OR grilling, a meat-eater or a vegetarian, here's how to keep your flavor from going up in smoke this Memorial Day weekend.
From the U.K. to Kenya to the West Bank, photographer James Mollison exposes not only inequalities among rich and poor countries, but also the intimate moments that unfold during recess.
In a gesture that indicates the Irish ballot measure to legalize same-sex marriage has succeeded, the head of the organization that ran the No campaign tweeted his congratulations to the Yes side.
Sex education often occurs in one of two places: at home or at school. Francisco Ramirez is bringing the subject out into the open.