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The astrophysicist is part of a team that wants to send postage-stamp-size probes to our closest star system, Alpha Centauri. But can they get the right permits?
Apr. 14, 2016
A North Dakota GOP committeeman says the party can do whatever it wants at the convention this summer — no matter how many primaries Trump wins
Apr. 14, 2016
Love seemingly was blind for one couple at a Montana bar, who were preoccupied with smooching as three gun-toting robbers entered and ransacked the cash register.
Apr. 14, 2016
On the eve of the two-year anniversary of the Chibok kidnapping — an event which prompted the #BringBackOurGirls movement — CNN is airing a video that purportedly shows 15 of the kidnapped girls.
Apr. 14, 2016
The pontiff isn't content to remain in the Vatican or sit on the sidelines. His trip this weekend to the Greek island of Lesbos is just one part of his emerging world view.
Apr. 14, 2016
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday the two nations have been conducting joint patrols through the disputed waters. He also said more U.S. forces will be rotated through the Philippines.
Apr. 14, 2016
Stanford physicist Carl Wieman is on a quest to bury the big lecture in favor of evidence-based techniques. But it's not clear higher education is listening.
Apr. 14, 2016
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton meet Tuesday on the debate stage after recent testiness on the campaign trail.
Apr. 14, 2016
He's against the Iraq war, but not a pacifist and he sees foreign policy through an economic lens. Here's what you need to know.
Apr. 14, 2016
The top Republican and top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence panel are floating a bill that would mandate cooperation in encryption cases, but critics say it creates a dangerous "back door."
Apr. 14, 2016
This tax season marks the first time that every married couple in the U.S. can file both state and federal taxes together, after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex unions across the land last year.
Apr. 14, 2016
Clean, safe drinking water is essential to life. To get that water, however, requires a sludge of chemicals, countless testings — and different treatment processes depending on where you live.
Apr. 14, 2016
The city of Chicago is continuing its 10-year plan to replace aging water lines. But some residents charge that as the city replaces water mains, it's causing unsafe lead levels in drinking water.
Apr. 14, 2016
With the team's win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night, the Warriors finished the regular season 73-9, a game better than the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls.
Apr. 13, 2016
Corey Lewandowski had been charged with simple battery after apparently pulling the arm of a reporter. She later showed bruises to police. Trump denied his aide had done anything wrong.
Apr. 13, 2016
He's against the Iraq war, but not a pacifist and he sees foreign policy through an economic lens. Here's what you need to know.
Apr. 13, 2016
After 20 years in the NBA, the point guard plays his last game Wednesday night.
Apr. 13, 2016
Infrared thermal cameras have revolutionized the way rangers can see into the dark. But sometimes, experience trumps.
Apr. 13, 2016
The same law firm that recently succeeded in releasing "Happy Birthday" from copyright rules is now hoping to do the same for the civil rights anthem.
Apr. 13, 2016
Remittances — money sent home by migrants working abroad — add up to more than triple the amount of official foreign aid to developing countries. And that makes some people unhappy.
Apr. 13, 2016

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