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The technology has improved police conduct and led to a drop in certain types of cases. But the body cams have added many extra hours of work watching videos for police and public defenders.
March 3, 2017
Public records obtained by The Indianapolis Star show that Pence communicated with advisers about security issues using the AOL account, which was hacked last year.
March 3, 2017
Officials at Tecumseh State Correctional Institution have not provided details about how the two inmates died. A 2015 riot there also left two inmates dead and caused extensive damage.
March 3, 2017
A statement from the Smithsonian National Zoo and the Nashville Zoo said Thursday that the accomplishment is "a giant step for global conservation efforts."
March 2, 2017
The former Texas governor was confirmed Thursday by a 62-37 vote in the Senate. While running for president in 2011, Perry pledged to eliminate the department, but he says he's changed his mind.
March 2, 2017
It was once called the "trial of the century" in Egyptian media. But during the six years since it started, Egypt has seen a dramatic shift in its political landscape.
March 2, 2017
Republicans in Congress were invited Thursday to view a draft of the House bill aimed at repealing and replacing Obamacare. But Democrats who wanted a look came up empty in a game of "find the bill."
March 2, 2017
The Twitter user who filmed the strange moment theorized that the turkeys were "trying to give this cat its 10th life." Biologist Alan Krakauer says it's more likely "predator inspection behavior."
March 2, 2017
Three of Caterpillar's facilities in Illinois, including its headquarters, were searched by federal agents. The company said it believes the searches are related to a foreign subsidiary.
March 2, 2017
Across the nation, Jewish Community Centers have been targeted by threatening calls and vandalism. Now, they may be getting help.
March 2, 2017
When the president took action to block U.S. foreign aid funding of groups linked to abortion, a Dutch government official started fundraising.
March 2, 2017
Those are the words uttered by French performance artist Abraham Poincheval upon leaving the boulder in which he'd entombed himself for seven days. It was Poincheval's latest artwork of endurance.
March 2, 2017
Sessions, who says he never met with Russian operatives about the campaign, has been under pressure for contact he had with the Russian ambassador last year.
March 2, 2017
Agents with the Internal Revenue Service and the Commerce Department were part of a multiagency search. A Caterpillar spokeswoman says the company is cooperating.
March 2, 2017
Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar is part of a lawsuit that argues excluding women from combat is unconstitutional. She says the lawsuit isn't about women's rights – it's about military effectiveness.
March 2, 2017
In its first cyber policy paper, the Chinese government emphasize the idea that each country should govern the Internet as it sees fit, and insisted that the Internet in China is "fully open."
March 2, 2017
The retired neurosurgeon's nomination raised eyebrows, given his lack of experience in the field, but the Senate voted 58-41 to confirm him.
March 2, 2017
Citing both difficulties in recruitment and tensions with Russia in the Baltic region, Swedish officials plan to institute gender-neutral conscription among young people beginning in 2018.
March 2, 2017
A GOP superPAC is going after a 30-year-old Georgia Democrat in a House special election using footage of him dressing up as Han Solo as part of a college a capella group parody.
March 2, 2017
Ryan Zinke was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday. He has promised to bring a Teddy Roosevelt-style approach to managing public lands, but environmentalists give his voting record poor marks.
March 2, 2017

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