June 13, 2013 The number of women running farms of all sizes has tripled since the early 1980s, according to the USDA. Economists say that more women are seeing opportunities to try farming, especially if they already have an off-farm job.
June 13, 2013 The amendment to the broader immigration overhaul would have blocked the centerpiece of the legislation until after the U.S.-Mexico border had been deemed secure for six months.
June 13, 2013 A Utah biotech company argued that its discovery of two genes highly associated with breast and ovarian cancer deserved to be patented. A unanimous court disagreed. Researchers, medical groups and patients had been pushing for the patent to be denied.
June 13, 2013 The deal for $1.5 billion in cash and more than $700 million in Belo debt will nearly double the number of Gannett-owned TV stations, to 43.
June 13, 2013 To commemorate the upcoming 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous speech, NPR's Tell Me More is asking: What's your dream?
June 13, 2013 Asians were the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the country in 2012, according to data released by the Census Bureau on Thursday. The state where the Asian population grew fastest? South Dakota.
June 13, 2013 Kids were told in the '60s that the astronauts loved that orange drink. Well, the second man on the moon says otherwise.
June 13, 2013 Talking tough, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the situation at Taksim Square would be resolved in 24 hours.
June 13, 2013 The "shockingly high levels" of killings continue in Syria, says U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay. The U.N. puts much of the blame on the Assad regime.
June 13, 2013 Around 360 homes near Colorado Springs had been destroyed by midday Thursday. The wildfire there is one of several burning across the state. Two bodies were recovered Thursday in the burn area of the Black Forest fire near the city.
June 13, 2013 Double entendres, weight jokes and 2016 references were aplenty when the Republican governor got funny with NBC's late night guy. President Obama did the same thing when he slow jammed with Jimmy last year.
June 13, 2013 Also: Donald Hall's life in beards, Kenn Nesbitt to be the next Children's Poet Laureate.
June 13, 2013 Game 1 of the NHL's Stanley Cup Finals lasted nearly twice as long as a regular game. It ended in the third overtime period when the puck deflected off one of the Blackhawks and into the goal.
June 13, 2013 A massive storm system moved through the upper Midwest on Wednesday and early Thursday. Now it's bearing down on the Mid-Atlantic. It hasn't been as severe as feared, but is still bringing high winds, hard rain and some hail.