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Mon, 05/25/2015 - 4:29am

The Indian Ocean island of Reunion has had 16 shark attacks, seven of them fatal since 2011. It's a sharp rise from previous years and...

Mon, 05/25/2015 - 3:59am

Conservatives in Tira pushed back hard at the idea of women and men running together in a public race. Someone went so far as to shoot...

Mon, 05/25/2015 - 3:39am

In a Boston neighborhood, WBUR's Steve Brown seeks out the story of a Marine honored by one of the many markers throughout the city that...

Mon, 05/25/2015 - 3:37am

The cost of medication to treat multiple sclerosis has risen much faster than inflation, even for older drugs. Patients and insurers say...

Mon, 05/25/2015 - 2:01am

The Columbian native came from dead last to finish first. He won the event in 2000 as a rookie.

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Sun, 05/24/2015 - 8:28pm

Record rainfall wreaked havoc across the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,...

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 6:21pm

A burial ground including the remains of 18th century African slaves was uncovered in 2003 in Portsmouth, N.H. Over Memorial Day weekend...

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 6:03pm

In polluted Pittsburgh, a new device from a local university helps residents assess indoor air. It's not the only monitor on the market...

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 5:51pm

Meara, who was married to Jerry Stiller and mom to Ben Stiller, had roles on Rhoda, Alf, Sex and the City and...

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 5:16pm

The great mathematician, whose accomplishments and struggle with schizophrenia were depicted in the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind...