Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
Every year, millions of monarch butterflies migrate from Canada and the northeastern United States to one 50-acre plot in Mexico. Scientists still don’t fully understand how and why the butterflies return to the same spot year after year. Sue Halpern writes about this enduring mystery in her new book.
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