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After months of rumors and dozens of fan-created images of what an Apple watch might look like, the tech giant will show us what it's been working on today.
September 09, 2014
The family of 96-year-old Edith Hill in Alexandria, Va., says her sudden marriage to 95-year-old Eddie Harrison puts her estate into question.
September 09, 2014
Maybe we should listen to the flight attendants to help us get through some turbulent times on the ground as well.
September 09, 2014
The health law's ban on pre-existing conditions doesn't mean you can buy a plan after you get sick. Most people have to wait for the open enrollment period.
September 09, 2014
In a new poll by The Washington Post and ABC News, Americans are increasingly in favor of strikes in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State, as President Obama's ratings drift to near-record lows.
September 09, 2014
Authorities first said that the 40-foot crater outside Managua's international airport was caused by a meteor that may have broken off from an Earth-passing asteroid. Now, scientists are skeptical.
September 09, 2014
The president today is set to meet congressional leaders to discuss his strategy to combat the insurgency in Iraq and Syria. He's expected to address the nation on the subject on Wednesday.
September 09, 2014
Two years ago, South Korea passed a law informed by the experiences of the 160,000 people who were adopted to other countries after World War II. Steve Haruch examines the law's history and legacy.
September 09, 2014
A high school senior looks back on five schools pre- and post-Katrina.
September 09, 2014
The preliminary report on the destruction of the Malaysia Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine does not directly say it was downed by a missile, but it leaves little room to conclude otherwise.
September 09, 2014
As Islamic State militants have marched across Syria and Iraq, oil smuggling has been a major part of their strategy. They have targeted oil fields and refineries and work with a range of middlemen.
September 09, 2014
Pushed by rivals like Samsung, Apple is likely to announce bigger iPhones on Tuesday. Users of bigger-screen devices say they prefer their larger images and the ability to see multiple apps together.
September 09, 2014
According to a study released Tuesday by the National Audubon Society, the survival at least half of the bird species in the United States is at risk.
September 09, 2014
After police in Ferguson, Mo. were seen using military-grade equipment, the Senate is holding a hearing on the militarization of local police and whether closer supervision is needed.
September 09, 2014
The federal budget for bioscience has undergone big swings since 2000. Some scientists are now out of work and others are abandoning the ambitious, creative ideas that fuel discovery.
September 09, 2014
Use NPR's interactive search box to create year-by-year charts of National Institutes of Health grants awarded to individual U.S. biomedical institutions and laboratories since 2000.
September 09, 2014
Home Depot said its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.
September 09, 2014
Penn State football got out from under the most severe on-field sanctions imposed on it two years ago over the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. The NCAA made the surprise announcement on Monday.
September 09, 2014
An alumni survey by the school found much more optimism about the future of America's companies than that of its workers. More than 4 in 10 think employee pay and benefits are set to shrink.
September 08, 2014
The Croatian defeated Roger Federer to get to the final. He denied Kei Nishikori, himself a huge underdog, the title in three sets on Monday.
September 08, 2014

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