Old Bird, New Chick: 62-Year-Old Albatross Has Healthy Hatchling | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Old Bird, New Chick: 62-Year-Old Albatross Has Healthy Hatchling

And old bird has a new chick in the Pacific. Robert Siegel talks with John Klavitter, a biologist at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, about Wisdom, the albatross. Thought to be 62 and the oldest known free-flying bird, Wisdom surprised scientists the week when she hatched a new chick.
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Mafia Wife, Getaway Driver, Stunt Woman: From The Underworld To Hollywood

Georgia Durante's career as a stunt driver has led to roles in car commercials and movies. But before the bright lights of Hollywood, the former model was speeding away from a dark past.
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Syrup Induces Pumpkin-Spiced Fever Dreams

Hugh Merwin, an editor at Grub Street, bought a 63-ounce jug of pumpkin spice syrup and put it in just about everything he ate for four days. As he tells NPR's Scott Simon, it did not go well.
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Congress Uses Recent Issues To Attack NFL's Tax Exempt Status

Domestic violence and child abuse allegations against NFL stars have put the country's most-watched sports league in the congressional spotlight.
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Cellphones In Class Are No Problem In One Maryland School District

An Eastern Shore school district is allowing teachers to treat students' cellphones, tables and laptops as a resource rather than a nuisance.

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