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What if you could turn your finger into a paintbrush and, in real time, draw anything on any surface (even in the air), then turn your creation into a moving figure? No, don't imagine. Watch this.
June 16, 2014
Meanwhile, the Iraqi government was trying to verify a claim by the militant Sunni group that it had killed hundreds of Shiite security forces.
June 16, 2014
When the drugs first appeared, U.S. law enforcement officials had a tough time figuring out what they contained and where they came from. One source was a lab in Shanghai.
June 16, 2014
Dozens of Somali extremists wielding automatic weapons attacked a small Kenyan coastal town for hours, assaulting the police station, setting two hotels on fire and spraying bullets into the street.
June 16, 2014
There's a gold rush on in health information technology. Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists are betting on companies that aim to help consumers, insurers and providers save money.
June 16, 2014
A few weeks ago, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers spotted an unfamiliar moth in a shipment of organic soybeans. It was a small victory in the effort to prevent the spread of exotic pests.
June 16, 2014
Insulin monitors and pumps are getting better, but a person with diabetes will tell you they're far from ideal. Potential solutions include one that delivers two hormones to control blood sugar.
June 16, 2014
The trophy Martin Kaymer won was all he needed to prove he was anything but a one-hit wonder in the majors, and that the 2 years he spent trying to build a complete game were worth all the skepticism.
June 16, 2014
U.S. medical device manufacturer Medtronic announced Sunday night that it has agreed to buy Ireland-based competitor Covidien for $42.9 billion in cash and stock.
June 15, 2014
As of 2012, rentals made up 35 percent of American households. Their numbers are growing, but the demand isn't easing rental rates. Many renters now pay more than 50 percent of their income on rent.
June 15, 2014
The L.A. Fathers Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles helps fathers ages learn job and parenting skills to support their children.
June 15, 2014
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the U.S. national team's first game of the World Cup. The team faces off against Ghana in what promises to be a tough match for the Americans.
June 15, 2014
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Leila Fadel in Erbil, Iraq, about the advance of forces from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS.
June 15, 2014
The offensive comes a week after a terrorist attack on the country's busiest airport left 36 dead. The government said it was mobilizing 70,000 soldiers.
June 15, 2014
Scientists have discovered evidence of a vast reservoir of water, maybe three times the volume of all the world's oceans, hiding up to 400 miles beneath the Earth's surface.
June 15, 2014
The U.S. is facing Ghana in its first game of the World Cup. Unfortunately, team USA is facing an uphill battle because of the formidable opponents in what's been dubbed the "group of death."
June 15, 2014
The Pakistani army said Sunday that it had launched a "comprehensive operation" against foreign and local militants in a tribal region near the Afghan border.
June 15, 2014
There was a time when you didn't know what the No. 1 song in America was until Casey Kasem said so. The listener had an emotional relationship with the American Top 40 host for four decades.
June 15, 2014
Kasem was the host of the American Top 40 countdown and was known for voicing cartoon characters like Shaggy on Scooby-Doo.
June 15, 2014
Meanwhile the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, released dozens of photos that appear to show the mass killing of Shiite Iraqi soldiers.
June 15, 2014

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