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Police departments in about 95 percent of cities nationally have put wearable cameras on officers, or soon plan to. But do these body cameras make neighborhoods safer? Scientists want to find out.
April 27, 2017
A handful of new Indian beverage companies are offering traditional Indian tastes in neat, hygienic packs and bottles. The industry is growing fast and already competing with big soda companies.
April 27, 2017
The spacecraft is "showing us new wonders and demonstrating where our curiosity can take us if we dare," NASA's planetary science director says.
April 27, 2017
Now that Donald Trump has dropped demands on border-wall funding and health care, negotiators on Capitol Hill look back on track to fund the government until they work out other sticking points.
April 27, 2017
Police may soon have a device that can tell if a driver involved in an accident had been using a mobile device behind the wheel. Privacy advocates worry about letting police snoop on people's phones.
April 27, 2017
United Airlines promises to cut down on overbooking and raise the maximum incentive for passengers to skip a flight to $10,000.
April 27, 2017
Students who attend full time for at least one semester are 50 percent more likely to complete community college, a new study shows.
April 27, 2017
Arkansas' flurry of executions this month has raised questions about the pace and process. But after inmates are put to death, what happens to the legal questions that were raised just before?
April 27, 2017
From refugees and visa holders to asylum seekers and illegal border-crossers arriving at the southern border, the flow of immigrants to the U.S. has plummeted under President Trump.
April 27, 2017
Although the number is relatively large, the substance of the measures tells a different story.
April 27, 2017
There's an argument to be made that presidents shouldn't take credit for a role in job creation until well into their first term. Trump touts 600,000 jobs created — about double the official count.
April 27, 2017
The Cassini probe has orbited Saturn for 13 years. This is the first time it entered the gap between the planet and its rings.
April 27, 2017
One corner of the garden of Alnwick Castle in northern England grows a hundred plants behind lock and key. Many of the toxic species there were used by medieval doctors — nasty plants adapted to heal.
April 27, 2017
After unrest in Baltimore two years ago brought national attention and some help to the city's problems, activists say young people in the city's poorest neighborhoods still need more help.
April 27, 2017
As the president's 100th day in office approaches, he still is facing questions about garnering business profits from foreign sources.
April 27, 2017
The White House said that President Trump spoke by phone with the leaders of Canada and Mexico Wednesday, and "agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this time."
April 27, 2017
An inexpensive drug could dramatically reduce the number of deaths of mothers from bleeding after childbirth in low- and middle-income countries around the world.
April 26, 2017
President Trump has called out the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, but the recent ruling on withholding federal grants was made by a single district court judge.
April 26, 2017
Protests against President Nicolas Maduro, which have been raging for just under a month, show no signs of relenting. Both opponents and supporters of Maduro flooded the capital Wednesday.
April 26, 2017
After walking back a demand for border wall funding, President Trump is no longer threatening to stop health care subsidies under Obamacare, as conservatives renew a bid to repeal and replace the law.
April 26, 2017

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