November 21, 2017 | NPR · The investigation is looking into claims that its admissions policies discriminate against white and Asian-American applicants by holding them to higher standards than black and Latino applicants.
November 21, 2017 | NPR · An Argentinean submarine carrying 44 crew members reported an electrical problem when it last was heard from a week ago. A massive search for the vessel is underway. But while there’s enough food to last 90 days, the oxygen supply is only enough for one week when the vessel is submerged.
November 21, 2017 | NPR · In an effort to sell their tax plan, Republicans in both House and Senate have touted the benefits for the middle class. But a close review of the plans reveals that such claims are misleading.
November 21, 2017 | NPR · Jellyfish may seem like simple sea creatures, but their translucent bodies and stinging abilities have allowed them to survive for millions of years. NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks about jellyfish with Juli Berwald, author the new book, Spineless.
November 21, 2017 | NPR · Harvard professor Richard F. Thomas teaches a popular class on the importance of Bob Dylan, and now he’s turned it into a book, full of stories, personal history and the occasional comparison to Ovid.