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Sat, 11/22/2014 - 7:51am

The country of Oman once ran a vast maritime trading network. Today, a group there devotes itself to preserving that legacy by...

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 7:51am

President Obama used executive action this week to reshape the country's immigration system. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Karthick...

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 7:51am

Starfish in the Pacific northwest are being decimated by what's called wasting disease. Researcher Drew Harvell tells NPR's Scott Simon...

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 7:51am

While snowed-in Buffalo, N.Y. digs out, some Buffaloans are trying to figure out how to get home for Thanksgiving. That includes college...

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 7:51am

President Obama has begun to try to sell the American public on his controversial executive action on immigration. He started Friday,...

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 7:51am

NPR's Scott Simon explains the controversy London Mayor Boris Johnson waded into recently. He's a U.S. citizen, and the Internal Revenue...

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 7:51am

A grand jury decision on whether Officer Darren Wilson will face charges for killing Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., may be near. The...

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 7:51am

Sarah Obama, 94, received an award from the United Nations on Wednesday, and hopes to raise money during the trip to build a school and...

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:50am

It's illegal to dig wild ginseng out of national park land. But it sells for thousands of dollars overseas, so poachers find it hard to...

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:33am

Ebola has made us all obsessed with body temperature. 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit is normal, right? But what about 98.2? Or 99? And how high...