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One suspect reportedly killed himself when his home was surrounded by authorities. A 23-year-old woman from Illinois was among three people arrested in connection with the alleged plot.
February 14, 2015
In a formal ceremony, 20 prelates became princes of the Catholic Church. The new cardinals mark a shift in the church under Pope Francis toward poor nations — and away from Europe.
February 14, 2015
Voting machines purchased after the 2000 elections are coming to the end of their useful lives. States are looking to buy new equipment but there's little money and technology is changing rapidly.
February 14, 2015
From New York to Maine, the upper Atlantic coast is bracing for yet another major winter storm.
February 14, 2015
We're celebrating teachers past and present. Here's another selection of the best that you've sent us.
February 14, 2015
No cargo will go in or out of 29 West Coast ports this weekend because of a labor dispute that has been dragging on for months. And now the economic impacts of the shutdown are starting to be felt.
February 14, 2015
A cease-fire deal forged earlier this week in Minsk is set to go into effect at midnight Ukraine time, but skepticism abounds over the deal, the second in six months.
February 14, 2015
Fighting in eastern Ukraine has continued despite a peace deal and a cease-fire set to begin Sunday. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Courtney Weaver of the Financial Times from Donetsk.
February 14, 2015
Twenty Catholic prelates become princes of the church on Saturday. Many of them come from poor countries, reflecting the pope's focus on ministering to the impoverished.
February 14, 2015
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says he'll resign next week, just months after re-election. He had been under pressure to resign amid ethics investigations related to his fiancée's consulting work.
February 14, 2015
Some say white chocolate has a bad reputation because of its history of poor quality ingredients. But aficionados say its mellow sweetness can bring out flavors that bitter dark chocolate smothers.
February 14, 2015
YouTube was registered as a domain name 10 years ago today, and yes, it's gone viral. NPR's Scott Simon looks back on a decade's worth of cat videos, politics, self-help and everything in between.
February 14, 2015
Boston has been buried under piles of snow this winter. The streets are covered and there's more snow on the way. Car Talk's Ray Magliozzi talks to NPR's Scott Simon about how the city is coping.
February 14, 2015
President Obama wants to stop cyberattacks by getting companies and law enforcement to coordinate. He signed an executive order that could pave the way, but some in the business world are skeptical.
February 14, 2015
The V-Day Movement aims to fight unfair laws that abuse and discriminate against women. In Malta, for example, a man can abduct a woman and get away with it if he marries her.
February 14, 2015
New research confirms that even after a victim dies, viral cells on the corpse can infect others for as long as 7 days.
February 14, 2015
Basing its story on unnamed Apple employees, the paper reported that Apple was gearing up to challenge Telsa in the electric car market.
February 13, 2015
Owens, known for his baritone, parlayed his role on Laugh-In into a long career of voice-over work in more than a dozen movies and many TV shows. He was 80-years-old.
February 13, 2015
February has already become the snowiest on record for Boston, but this weekend's storm may bring up to a foot of more snow.
February 13, 2015
The president spoke a day after the Justice Department announced an investigation into the killings of three Muslim university students as a possible hate crime.
February 13, 2015

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