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Google's Project Wing would become another rival in the business of delivering consumer packages by drone, already eyed by Amazon and Wal-Mart. Lots of questions remain about how it all will work.
Nov. 2, 2015
Days before the release of books that purportedly contain revelations of corruption, the Holy See charged a monsignor and a public relations expert with leaking confidential information to the media.
Nov. 2, 2015
American taxpayers paid $43 million for a natural gas station that should have cost $500,000. When the inspector general asked about it, the Department of Defense could not explain the cost.
Nov. 2, 2015
Polio paralyzed Sani Muntari as a child. That didn't keep him from school or off the soccer field. And he's played a key role in making Nigeria polio-free.
Nov. 2, 2015
From purple carrots and cabbage to grapes, the food industry is finding new ways to derive natural colors from plants. It's happening just as consumers are pushing Big Food to ditch artificial colors.
Nov. 2, 2015
The Harvard law professor, who crowdfunded $1 million for his run, says he cannot move forward any longer if Democrats do not allow him in the debates.
Nov. 2, 2015
Jim Hall, a former National Transportation Safety Board official, talks with Steve Inskeep about what's known about the crash of a Russian passenger jet over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
Nov. 2, 2015
Because of production delays, the single-aisle, twin-engine C919 won't be on the market until at least 2018.
Nov. 2, 2015
At least 22 people have been infected with E. coli, some of whom reported eating at Chipotle restaurants in the two states. This is the chain's third food-contamination outbreak since August.
Nov. 2, 2015
Backpacks and textbooks are a match made in heaven. But not too long ago, students walked to school carrying their books in their arms.
Nov. 2, 2015
The government has not determined a cause of the crash. But the company that owned the Airbus A321 said the crash could have been caused by an external force.
Nov. 2, 2015
Timothy Foster's lawyers argue that black jurors were systematically excluded from the jury at his trial in 1987, while judges at all levels looked the other way for nearly three decades thereafter.
Nov. 2, 2015
Formal home addresses can be difficult to find on many Native American reservations. This is problematic, not just when giving directions or receiving packages, but when responding to an emergency.
Nov. 2, 2015
The suicide rate has increased in the past decade, despite the best efforts of hot lines and prevention programs. A Detroit health plan set a zero suicide goal among its members — and achieved it.
Nov. 2, 2015
The Mets' Matt Harvey pitched eight scoreless innings — but the Royals tied it up in the ninth, and secured the title, in dramatic fashion, in the 12th. The final tally: 7-2.
Nov. 1, 2015
Thousands of federal inmates are being released because of a change in the way the U.S. government sentences drug criminals. But few are going straight from prison to freedom.
Nov. 1, 2015
Thompson represented Tennessee in the U.S. Senate and was a Republican presidential candidate. A role as himself in a movie led to a long career in films and TV, including Law and Order.
Nov. 1, 2015
Thompson was also an actor and a presidential candidate. He has died of lymphoma, his family says in a statement.
Nov. 1, 2015
The Republican National Committee has named an official to oversee the debate process and renewed its outreach to campaigns on Sunday.
Nov. 1, 2015
The results mark a big win for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Justice and Development Party, also known as AKP, was founded by Erdogan, and it won back the single-party rule it lost in June.
Nov. 1, 2015

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