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Hackers may have gained access to records for 11 million people covered by Premera Blue Cross. It's the latest lapse keeping an obscure government agency that investigates the breaches busy.
Mar. 20, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with NPR's Steve Inskeep on the heels of a win for Netanyahu's Likud Party in parliamentary elections this week. Read a transcript of the interview.
Mar. 20, 2015
Critics say the benefit program discourages people from seeking jobs. The Obama administration is announcing grants to 10 states to find a better way to get recipients back to work.
Mar. 20, 2015
Army Times is reporting that members of a platoon at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, used racial slurs against one another during what they called "Racial Thursdays."
Mar. 19, 2015
Gov. Chris Christie is defending the state's $225 billion settlement for decades of contamination at two refineries as a "good deal." But Democratic lawmakers and environmentalists say otherwise.
Mar. 19, 2015
Famous for her legal pen, Ginsburg has now written a short essay for a different reason: Passover.
Mar. 19, 2015
The president's message was to mark the occasion of Nowruz, the Persian new year. The U.S. and its allies are talking to Iran over the Islamic republic's nuclear program.
Mar. 19, 2015
The main forces fighting the self-declared Islamic State in Tikrit, Iraq, are Iran-backed Iraqi Shiite militias. Despite decades-long animosity between the nations, local Sunnis are joining them.
Mar. 19, 2015
New York City medical examiners used DNA testing to identify Matthew David Yarnell of New Jersey, a 26-year-old vice president of technology of the Fiduciary Trust Co.
Mar. 19, 2015
With a little help, scientists say that seaweed growing along the Maine and New Hampshire coasts could become the "kale of the sea." The first step is teaching chefs and consumers how to enjoy it.
Mar. 19, 2015
Norfolk island, home to descendants of sailors who mutinied on the HMS Bounty in 1789, will be administered from Canberra beginning next year.
Mar. 19, 2015
President Obama told the Prince that Americans like the royal family "much better than they like their own politicians." He may be right.
Mar. 19, 2015
Chanel says it is aligning the cost of its handbags worldwide. The move reacts to the depreciating euro and aims to stop people from buying up the classic bags to sell at a profit in other countries.
Mar. 19, 2015
Britain's financial community was worried last year when the West began imposing sanctions on Russia. But it turns out that only encouraged wealthy Russians to pump more money into Britain.
Mar. 19, 2015
The musicians who live in countries along the Nile rarely got to meet — until the Nile Project came along. Now they learn from each other, make records together and are currently touring the U.S.
Mar. 19, 2015
Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists are still exchanging fire and inflicting casualties at hot spots in eastern Ukraine. The separatists haven't withdrawn heavy weapons, Ukrainians say.
Mar. 19, 2015
Court documents show victims of the 2013 hack could get as much as $10,000 apiece.
Mar. 19, 2015
Garner died last July after being placed in a chokehold as he was being arrested for selling loose cigarettes on the sidewalk. A grand jury decided not to indict the officer involved in the death.
Mar. 19, 2015
When actress and writer Laury Sacks started losing words fast, her best friends, who happened to be filmmakers, captured her experience. Looks Like Laury, Sounds Like Laury shows how they reached her.
Mar. 19, 2015
Israel's prime minister tells NPR he doesn't want a "zero-state solution" that will jeopardize Israel's existence. Separately, Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat accuses Netanyahu of "exporting fear."
Mar. 19, 2015

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