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The "Samsung SAT" is the South Korean company's aptitude test that features a gauntlet of 160 questions in 140 minutes. Test yourself with a few practice questions.
April 19, 2016
Samsung's rigorous aptitude test underscores the company's near-mythical status in Korean society. "I think this is only the way to be successful," says a test-taker before braving the entrance exam.
April 19, 2016
A third party helped the FBI unlock a phone linked to one of the San Bernardino shooters. Should Apple know how they managed to hack the phone or can the third party sell that information?
April 19, 2016
President Obama departs Tuesday for Saudi Arabia, where he'll meet with King Salman and leaders of neighboring states. There's plenty to talk about: Relations have been strained on a number of fronts.
April 19, 2016
The saxophonist, flutist and beyond-jazz composer says the epic work frees up a method he'd developed over 15 years with his working ensemble Zooid.
April 18, 2016
The embattled president says the vote to impeach her is "an attempt at indirect election because those who want to rise to power would not have the votes to do so in a normal election."
April 18, 2016
His passing marks the end of a remarkable era in African and world photography.
April 18, 2016
She was taken by the Nigerian extremist group when it seized more than 250 schoolgirls in 2014. She escaped in the forest, is now studying in the U.S. — and praying for friends still held captive.
April 18, 2016
Beretta decided to move to Tennessee after finding it has few allies in Maryland, which passed restrictive gun laws after the Newtown shootings. The new plant is expected to create 300 jobs.
April 18, 2016
The documentary Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi explores what happened after a tweet misidentified a Brown University student as one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
April 18, 2016
The Los Angeles Times won for breaking news reporting during and after the San Bernardino shooting. The acclaimed musical Hamilton won the prize for drama.
April 18, 2016
Tesla is building what it says is the world's largest battery factory. The scale is expected to drive down the cost of electric cars and batteries that homeowners can use to store surplus solar power.
April 18, 2016
Each year, the park attracts millions of visitors and provides a home to countless animal species. But journalist David Quammen warns that balancing tourism and preservation can be tricky.
April 18, 2016
Rodrigo Duterte recently discussed a 1989 rape and murder in Davao City, during his long tenure as mayor. He said the victim was so beautiful "the mayor should have been first."
April 18, 2016
Runners from Kenya, who had for years been considered the best of the best in the world, were nearly shut out from the podium entirely.
April 18, 2016
The team has medaled in every Summer Olympics since 1976. But the Romanians' fifth-place finish at Sunday's final qualifying event denies them a spot at the Rio Games.
April 18, 2016
If UnitedHealth stops selling insurance on marketplaces across the country (and isn't replaced by rivals), premiums for exchange plans could rise modestly — about 1 percent on average.
April 18, 2016
What you do in your 20s and 30s and 40s can make it more likely that you'll be mobile and healthy in old age, scientists say. That's true even if your ancestors didn't fare so well.
April 18, 2016
A 4-4 tie is a real possibility. In that case, the actions which would shield some 4 million people from deportation would never take effect.
April 18, 2016
It's difficult to name a play in which Shakespeare doesn't cook up a bit of conflict around the table. The juiciest plot twists often happened when characters gathered for a meal.
April 18, 2016

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