"I've been working from home for the past couple of days because I can't get to work," says Christopher Clickner, an insurance agent.
This month Selma, Ala., will mark the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday." That's the day police beat demonstrators attempting to march to Montgomery in support of voting rights.
"Mammal March Madness" is organized by a team of evolutionary biologists. They choose 65 animal competitors and then imagine the outcome of a series of simulated inter-species battles. Who would win if a kangaroo took on a warthog?
More than 30,000 women in Colorado have gotten a device because of the state program, the Colorado Family Planning Initiative. An IUD normally costs between $500 and several thousand dollars.
At the time it didn't faze me because I'd never known anyone who'd talked about it or felt that way. But now, three years later, I have a 16-year-old classmate who's transgender. His name is Jace McDonald.
"That is the name I have chosen," Jace says. "It's what my parents would have named me if I was born biologically male."
Jace McDonald was born female.
If you wanted to knock off an heir to the throne or speed up the arrival of your inheritance, all you had to do was add a dollop of rat poison to your rival's food. They wouldn't see or taste it. And the police wouldn't detect it — at least not until a chemist developed a test for the element in the early 19th century.
At high doses, arsenic causes vomiting, convulsions and eventually coma.
"I have two children in Milwaukee Public Schools," Hofschulte says over coffee at a cafe near her home.
In photos from that day you see the marchers being struck and trampled, and just above them are the bridge's big arches, with the name Edmund Pettus emblazoned across the steel beam.
The bridge has become one of the most hallowed places in America's civil rights history, but who was Edmund Pettus?
"Pettus was the head of the most notorious white terrorist group in Alabama probably up un
Egan, who was archbishop during the attacks of Sept.
Meanwhile, Reuters reports that ISIS militants have set fire to oil wells in Iraq's north in an effort to slow government forces.
According to the news agency: "On Thursday, militants set fire to some oil wells outside the city, an oil official said on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to release information.
Charlotte resident Patrice Wright and her husband Tony stopped into the Ritz's Lobby Bar as they often do
Note: Each month, KPLU invites a teen guest DJ to play his or her favorite pieces on the air. The program is part of KPLU's School of Jazz.
Puget Sound Community School's Margaux Bouchegnies is the Student DJ for the month of March. Margaux's hour will air from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on March 5.
That's because the number of new cases has plummeted since the height of the epidemic late last year. In fact, the turnaround has been so dramatic that Liberia, once the hardest-hit country, is now on the brink of declaring itself Ebola-free.
But two headlines from Sierra Leone this week caught our attention.
According to reports, a boat with sick fishermen sparked a new outbreak in the capital.
Along these lines, Nicholas Subtirelu, a linguistics grad student at Georgia State University, recently published a study in the journal Language in Society about student b