Lady is not just any old bird. She's perhaps the oldest osprey in the world. After traveling 6,000 miles, she's completed her 21st migration from Africa back to Scotland. These wide-winged birds of prey nearly went extinct and are still quite rare.
In northern Iraq, Kirkuk has always been a flashpoint with Kurds, Turkmen and Arabs, who all claim it as their own. It has a special place in the new Iraqi constitution, but nothing has changed for years.
Renee Montagne talks with James Hider, the Middle East bureau chief for the Times of London, who is in Amman, Jordan. He's been spending time on the Syrian border talking to the stream of Syrian refugees.
Census figures show the Hispanic population in the United States now accounts for more than half of the nation's growth in the past decade. But how to classify and measure Hispanics in the Census is complicated, since they are an ethnicity not a race. Ruben Rumbaut, a professor of sociology at the University of California at Irvine, talks to Steve Inskeep about the predicament.
The Food and Drug Administration is meeting Wednesday and Thursday to examine whether artificial food dyes cause hyperactivity in children. Artificial food dyes are made from petroleum and approved for use by the FDA to enhance the color of processed foods.
They've been around for decades and are found in everything from pudding to potato chips to soft drinks.
But recent studies linking food coloring to hyperactivity in kids is causing some experts to call on the FDA to ban foods containing them — or at least require a warning label.