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The economy added 214,000 jobs in October, less than the 248,000 produced in September, but just enough to continue pushing the unemployment rate down.
November 07, 2014
The economy added 214,000 jobs in October, less than the 248,000 produced in September, but just enough to continue pushing the unemployment rate down.
November 07, 2014
S. Donald Stookey discovered glass ceramics in 1952 — the fortuitous outcome of an experiment gone wrong.
November 07, 2014
The document listed the term as an acceptable way to refer to African Americans. The Army said it removed it as soon as it noticed it.
November 07, 2014
We began our series, 50 Great Teachers, with a look at Socrates. Which raised a question: Do educators focus enough on teaching students how to listen?
November 07, 2014
Japan shut down all of its nuclear reactors after the triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in 2011. This plant could be the first to restart.
November 07, 2014
The Chinese island is renowned as a gambling capital and a place to launder cash. An anti-graft campaign has driven away high rollers and others dependent on its shady financial services.
November 07, 2014
In an update to a 2011 StoryCorps interview, Ret. Army Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz, whose wife died disarming an IED, and Sgt. Mary Dague, who lost both arms in Iraq, both say they are happy now.
November 07, 2014
The six-week battle to retake the city from insurgents was the fiercest during the Iraq War. Almost 100 Americans died; 600 others were injured. Veterans commemorated the anniversary on Friday.
November 07, 2014
Morning Edition hosts recount and replay some of our less-than-perfect moments on the air.
November 07, 2014
The U.S. government has stopped some experiments with dangerous viruses, saying the risks need to be reconsidered. Key work in one scientist's lab have been halted.
November 07, 2014
Billionaire Jerry Perenchio will donate works by masters such as Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, René Magritte and Pablo Picasso.
November 06, 2014
Four well-loved toys are inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame, beating out fellow nominees such as the Operation skill game and Fisher-Price Little People.
November 06, 2014
In May, we shared the story of a New Orleans high school marching band. Two students earned scholarships to play for Jackson State University's marching band, the Sonic Boom of the South.
November 06, 2014
The online video giant has just opened a gleaming new production studio in Manhattan. It's part of an effort to attract new viewers — and ultimately compete with companies like Netflix and Hulu.ulu.
November 06, 2014
Bans on same-sex marriage in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee were confirmed by a federal court Thursday, reversing lower courts' decisions.
November 06, 2014
The Center for Public Integrity calculates that KTUU in Anchorage ran more U.S. Senate ads this cycle than any station in the country.
November 06, 2014
Airlines say they expect an uptick in Thanksgiving travel. This November, jet fuel prices are down, but carriers are using the saved money to upgrade equipment and software rather than cut fares.
November 06, 2014
Health officials estimate that every flu season, 1 in 5 Americans will get the bug. This year, changes in flu vaccines and in federal guidelines could help those most susceptible to the virus.
November 06, 2014
Are you ready to bring an eavesdropping device that's connected to the cloud into the privacy of your abode? Amazon thinks so, as it introduces Echo, a speaker that takes your questions and commands.
November 06, 2014

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