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Luther Strange will go from being Alabama's attorney general to being the state's junior senator — ending his role investigating the governor.
Feb. 9, 2017
Truffles are a culinary delicacy that sell for big bucks — and some dogs have long been bred specifically to sniff them out. But could any old dog be trained to pick up this lucrative new trick?
Feb. 9, 2017
Harold Thomas Martin III was a NSA private contractor who prosecutors say spent decades stealing national security secrets.
Feb. 9, 2017
The electric utility that operates the plant says there was "no victim and no consequences for safety and the environment."
Feb. 9, 2017
Ten thousand years ago, many of our deadly human diseases didn't exist. What happened?
Feb. 9, 2017
The idea of eliminating high-value notes is gaining traction in advanced economies, as governments look for ways to disrupt $2 trillion in illegal money flowing through the global economy every year.
Feb. 9, 2017
John Kelly tells NPR that screening needs to improve. He also says President Trump's travel ban is not based on religion, and one of the great strengths of the U.S. is diversity of religious views.
Feb. 9, 2017
On Thursday, one of the world's largest oil paintings starts its trip to a new home. The immersive "cyclorama" puts viewers in the Battle of Atlanta, and is one of just a few of its kind in the U.S.
Feb. 9, 2017
"This is a group — a population — that supports and consumes the most entertainment. But yet they have no representation, almost. I mean, we have Jane the Virgin, but where are the movies?"
Feb. 9, 2017
On Wednesday, much of the Northeast was enjoying 60 degree temperatures but a fast-moving storm in the region is a reminder that winter has a ways to go yet.
Feb. 9, 2017
CEOs of major U.S. airlines are to meet with President Trump Thursday morning. They're expected to discuss aging infrastructure, air traffic control reform, and possibly Trump's travel ban.
Feb. 9, 2017
Many Native Americans have shifted to the Affordable Care Act for health coverage, and in rural Montana that's created jobs. The state could lose 3,000 health care jobs if the ACA is repealed.
Feb. 9, 2017
Andrew Puzder's confirmation hearing for labor secretary has been repeatedly delayed pending submission of his financial disclosure report. A Senate committee will finally hear from him next Thursday.
Feb. 9, 2017
The Justice Department calls the ruling "a victory for American consumers" because the merger would have reduced competition in the health insurance market.
Feb. 8, 2017
Trump's tweet, which said the company was unfair to his daughter, highlights concerns about the line between his official duties and his family's businesses.
Feb. 8, 2017
The Alabama Republican was confirmed by his Senate peers on Wednesday night to lead the Department of Justice in a vote largely along party lines.
Feb. 8, 2017
Remarks by Neil Gorsuch, the president's nominee to the Supreme Court, about Trump's put-downs of judges were quoted by Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who met with Gorsuch about the nomination.
Feb. 8, 2017
Across the country, many students ride the bus to get to school. But on one Lake Erie island, some students catch an airplane to get to class every day.
Feb. 8, 2017
Researchers have found the first known case of one animal, a boxer crab, stimulating another animal, a sea anemone, to reproduce asexually.
Feb. 8, 2017
The advancement of algorithms may result in the loss of human judgment, a new report says. Experts on the subject weigh the pros and cons of computer code that aims to make our lives easier.
Feb. 8, 2017

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