Mar 8, 2014 — Wednesday, the College Board announced it will make the essay portion of the SAT exam optional. But what is lost when the importance of essays is diminished?
Mar 7, 2014 — Audie Cornish speaks with political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Reihan Salam of National Review and Reuters. They discuss the U.S. role in Ukraine's ongoing crisis and the latest news from the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Mar 7, 2014 — A new book by Scott Weems on humor and human nature raises fascinating questions about why we laugh. Commentator Alva NoŽ cracks up easily and asks for help collecting some more jokes.
Mar 6, 2014 — "After our primate cousins came down out of the trees, humans evolved on the savanna." You've heard that idea before, but is it true? The debate heats up — way up.
Mar 6, 2014 — Many members of the 13.7 community have asked for news of blogger Barbara J. King's health. The news is here and it is good!