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Even if most voting machines aren't connected to the Internet, "they are connected to something that's connected to something that's connected to the Internet," says one cybersecurity expert.
June 14, 2017
The attorney general may have saved his job and also given Trump allies a path forward in how to avoid revealing conversations with the president — even without invoking executive privilege.
June 14, 2017
For hours, firefighters in west London have been at the scene of a massive fire that has engulfed much of a 27-floor apartment building. There are fears people are trapped inside.
June 14, 2017
The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet says she plans to use her new role to meet people who don't read poetry ... yet, anyway. She believes poetry can be a resource for people in fraught or isolating times.
June 13, 2017
Members of Congress say President Trump is violating the Constitution by profiting from foreign governments — without congressional consent. The more than 190 Democrats want the court to make it stop.
June 13, 2017
The lieutenant governor prevailed over former Rep. Tom Perriello. On the Republican side, staunch Trump ally Corey Stewart was neck and neck with the presumed favorite Ed Gillespie.
June 13, 2017
It's the first time the coalition has admitted using the incendiary substance in the push to retake Mosul from the Islamic State. A general says it's used "to get civilians out safely."
June 13, 2017
It's not immediately clear how the decision will impact force levels. Defense Secretary Mattis was blunt when he spoke to Congress Tuesday: "We are not winning in Afghanistan right now."
June 13, 2017
The attorney general gave a fiery opening statement and answered senators' questions for two and a half hours. Democrats hammered him on James Comey's firing and for being generally evasive.
June 13, 2017
In testy exchanges with Democratic senators, the attorney general defended himself against suggestions of wrongdoing during the 2016 campaign but refused to discuss conversations with the president.
June 13, 2017
The Nutrition Facts label on food and drink packaging has gotten a makeover, but you may not see the updates for a while. The FDA has delayed the compliance date after companies asked for more time.
June 13, 2017
The attorney general faces questioning from some of his former Senate colleagues about last week's testimony by James Comey, the FBI director who was fired by the president.
June 13, 2017
In 2003, researchers declared a moratorium on the use of transplanted brain cells to treat Parkinson's disease. Now, armed with better cells, they're giving the approach another try.
June 13, 2017
The Nevada legislature has passed a bill that would allow anyone without health insurance in the state to buy into the Medicaid program, regardless of income. It's awaiting the governor's signature.
June 13, 2017
Sessions denied reports of a possible undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 campaign. Here are his full prepared remarks, with analysis from NPR journalists.
June 13, 2017
On his bilingual food blog, Esteban Castillo shares traditional and fusion Mexican recipes. The blog has a stunning, minimalist aesthetic meant to challenge the way people see Mexican food.
June 13, 2017
The bipartisan legislation aims to transform the culture at the Department of Veterans Affairs. It shortens the process for removing negligent staffers and adds new protections for whistleblowers.
June 13, 2017
We asked our readers what they wanted to know about world hunger? So many thoughtful questions came in that we did a roundup of queries about hunger and famine.
June 13, 2017
The U.S. government has been struggling to balance a surge in applicants for disability benefits with shrinking funds. An updated application process could make getting benefits even harder.
June 13, 2017
Panama has officially established diplomatic relations with China and will exchange ambassadors. The shift is a major win for China as it seeks to isolate Taiwan.
June 13, 2017

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