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In California, Technology Makes "Droughtshaming" Easier Than Ever

As California's drought continues, social media and smart phone apps let just about anyone call out water waste, often very publicly.

Through Performance, Mississippi Students Honor Long-Forgotten Locals

Every year, a history teacher in Columbus, Miss., takes high schoolers to the local cemetery. There, they tell the stories of those who are buried, and learn more about their own place in the world.

For Women's World Cup, U.S. Soccer Fans Kick It Up A Notch

They've been supporting the men for years. But for the first time, the American Outlaws — a growing and influential U.S. soccer fan group — will cheer for the women's national team at a World Cup.

Not Your Mother's Pot Brownie

A Boulder-based baker of marijuana-infused products is capitalizing on the growing popularity of "edibles" with a cookbook.

Getting More Flavor At The Grill

Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst offers recipes for rubs and marinades to add more flavor into your grilled meat, fish and vegetables.

Parts Of California Will Have Short Whitewater Rafting Season

Because of a record-low snow pack, the foam and chaos of big rapids will be short lived this summer for some rivers in the Sierra Nevada.

Father's Love For Fallen Son Inspires Memorial Day Tradition

In what has become an annual tradition, volunteers join Paul Monti, whose son died while serving in Afghanistan, to plant flags at each gravestone at the Massachusetts National Cemetery.

Remembering The 'Beautiful Mind' Of John Nash

Nobel laureate John Nash, whose life was the subject of the film "A Beautiful Mind," died over the weekend in a car accident.

A Project To Identify Unknown Dead Of Pearl Harbor Attacks

The Department of Defense is undertaking a project to exhume and identify the unknown remains of those who died aboard the USS Oklahoma during the Pearl Harbor attacks.

Interior Secretary On Drawing New Visitors To National Parks

Memorial Day is a popular day for Americans to visit the nation's parks and monuments. We speak to the Secretary of the Interior, who oversees the National Park Service.