Who was Rimsky-Korsakov and why would this 19th century Russian composer write a piece based on stories written in Arabic 300 years before his time? Conductor JoAnn Falletta explains all!listen here
In public schools around the country, there's a growing backlash against high-stakes testing. Parents in Greater Houston are also joining that movement.read more
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Two young government agents use math skills and collaboration to solve unusual cases.
A look at animals in their natural habitats also explores key scientific concepts that the animals' actions and behaviors exemplify.
Five years ago this week, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill would become the worst offshore accident in U.S. history, gushing almost 5 mill...
In Washington state, a friendly family rivalry is taking place at the Joint Base Lewis McChord as the National Guard and active Army lobby to protect their interests against deep budget cuts.
The Committee to Protect Journalists says Eritrea, North Korea, and Saudi Arabia are tops at silencing journalists.
More migrants are leaving from chaotic Libya in a bid to reach Europe. The overcrowded boats are at risk of sinking, and some do. A Syrian man tells of the treacherous journey with his young son.
Efforts to replace air traffic control's aging radar-based system have been stuck in the Federal Aviation Administration's bureaucracy and lacked funding from Congress.
A company has priced its test for mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer at $249 — far less than the thousands of dollars another firm charges. But is there a downside for the worried well?