Pollution Buildup At Conowingo Dam May Harm Chesapeake Bay Cleanup A Maryland dam has been helping to clean up the Chesapeake Bay by holding back sediment that can harm aquatic life. But now the dam's sediment pools have filled up earlier than projected.
Scientists Hope To Farm The Biofuel Of The Future In The Pacific Ocean International research labs are using seaweed to make biofuel, but little progress has been made in the U.S. Now scientists in California are developing a prototype to enable vast open-ocean farming.
From Rolls-Royce To Grey Poupon, A Look At Brand Mentions In Chart-Topping Songs Musicians love to sing about cars — but they've also referenced mustard, bandages and chocolate. Bloomberg reporter Kim Bhasin talks about analyzing the lyrics of popular songs for brand mentions.
Knausgaard's 'Autumn' Considers Everything From Toilet Bowls To Twilight Karl Ove Knausgaard — known for his six-volume autobiographical series <em>My Struggle — </em>is now writing meditative, short texts, focused on a variety of topics, interspersed with letters to his daughter.
Phoenix Prepares For Protests As Trump Holds Downtown Rally President Trump speaks in Phoenix Tuesday evening, amid tensions over his handling of the violence in Charlottesville, Va., and the potential pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Trump Urges India To Assume Greater Role In Regional Approach To Afghanistan NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Alyssa Ayres of the Council on Foreign Relations about why President Trump urged India to take a greater role in the regional approach to the conflict in Afghanistan.
Rex Tillerson Outlines Potential Diplomatic Strategy In Afghanistan A day after President Trump outlined his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, his secretary of state took questions about the potential for diplomacy. Rex Tillerson has downgraded the office dealing with the conflict.
How Will Trump's Afghanistan Strategy Change Fight On The Ground? President Trump went against what he called his own instincts when he agreed to extend the war in Afghanistan. NPR takes a look at what will actually be different on the ground in the region following the president's speech.