Apr 20, 2014 — At Fort Irwin in the Mojave Desert, soldiers train for war on foreign soil; a new book details how calculus rocked world history; musician Jordi Savall explores the music of the Balkans.
Apr 20, 2014 — Today, everyone calls it a peanut. Southerners might also say 'goober.' But before the Civil War, there were a dozen names for that humble legume, and it wasn't at all clear which one would win out.
Apr 20, 2014 — Instead of a public service announcement, the FBI has made Game of Pawns, a docudrama about a college student recruited by the Chinese government. The message is obvious: Don't be a spy.
Apr 20, 2014 — Early music specialist Jordi Savall explores different periods and cultures, mashing them together for surprising results. His new project finds fruitful varieties all in one spot: the Balkans.
Apr 20, 2014 — Educators say the middle grades are a key time time to get kids jazzed about science, but many teachers say they lack the tools they need. In Chicago, a science museum is helping to fill the the gap.
Apr 20, 2014 — It's been a grim Easter Sunday in South Korea as the death toll continues to rise from the ferry disaster that left nearly 300 passengers, many of them high school students, dead or missing.
Apr 20, 2014 — California farmers produce an enormous proportion of American produce, but the state is now experiencing a record-breaking drought that is being felt throughout the state and the U.S.
Apr 20, 2014 — It seems like a simple question: How many parts can you divide a line into? The troublesome answer was square at the root of two of Europe's greatest social crises.
Apr 20, 2014 — The radio call transcript gives new detail to a tragedy that has left about 240 people missing. Early in its plight, the South Korean ferry seems to have listed too far to deploy its life boats.
Apr 20, 2014 — Linguist and curse-word expert Dr. Timothy Jay says by the time children head to school, they have a well-developed palate of bad words.