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The state requires its residents to prove their citizenship when registering to vote, but a federal agency fought the law in court. It now appears to have changed positions.
Feb. 2, 2016
The Internet pioneer continues to lose money. Its fourth-quarter report shows a loss of $4.4 billion. Established in the days of dial-up modems, it has had trouble keeping up with life on the Web.
Feb. 2, 2016
The state's highest court has delayed next week's planned execution of an inmate until until it determines how to apply a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the state's death penalty system is flawed.
Feb. 2, 2016
Clinton beat Bernie Sanders by a razor-thin margin Monday night in Iowa. Some have attributed her win to an improbable lucky streak of coin tosses. Yes, coin tosses. But, that's not the whole story.
Feb. 2, 2016
In the 1700s, steep taxes made tea too pricey for most. Smugglers like the notorious Hawkhurst Gang helped feed England's growing taste for tea, operating with a mix of popular support and fear.
Feb. 2, 2016
Before it does damage, an earthquake sends out a "P wave" that scientists use to find location and size. The U.S. quake warning system under development on the West Coast is built around the P wave.
Feb. 2, 2016
A person has been infected through sexual contact, according to Dallas County health officials. Previously, experts had warned the virus was spread through mosquito bites.
Feb. 2, 2016
Anger erupted in front of the county courthouse in Burns, Ore., Monday as anti-government protesters in town for a rally met a wall of locals sick of outsiders trying to start a movement there.
Feb. 2, 2016
The big game may be days away, but commercials featuring a Helen Mirren soliloquy, Pokemon, a Drake Hotline Bling spoof, Ryan Reynolds and, of course, puppies are already getting attention online.
Feb. 2, 2016
The agreement reached between aboriginal groups known as First Nations, environmental groups and logging companies designates 85 percent of the forest land as permanently protected from logging.
Feb. 2, 2016
Researchers are looking into the possible link to birth defects — and suspected cases of hearing loss in adults. First they need a fast test to identify the virus.
Feb. 2, 2016
More restaurants are offering better wages, benefits and working conditions for employees. A new book rates dozens of restaurants and scolds the ones taking the "low road" to profitability.
Feb. 2, 2016
Police in the Netherlands are helping train eagles to snatch wayward drones from the sky. Yes, there's video.
Feb. 2, 2016
Law enforcement and intelligence officials warn that encrypted communication makes investigation venues "go dark." A study sees other avenues for data collection through newly connected devices.
Feb. 2, 2016
CNN's Peter Bergen describes how the Internet and social media have been used to radicalize and recruit Americans to jihad — and how some new jihadists then use those same tools to draw in others.
Feb. 2, 2016
In New Orleans, Carnival is a month-long season where the colorful brioche cakes dominate the diet and culture. King cakes fuel workplace rituals, inspire contests and drive a collective obsession.
Feb. 2, 2016
Darnell Earley has been criticized over poor school conditions in Detroit. Earlier, he oversaw the city of Flint's switch to a new water source that led to elevated lead levels.
Feb. 2, 2016
After Monday night's caucuses in Iowa, the presidential candidates are turning their attention to New Hampshire. NPR's Asma Khalid tells David Greene the vote on both sides will be close.
Feb. 2, 2016
Congressional investigators have pried loose emails showing how Turing executives anticipated huge profits from a 5,000 percent drug price increase. They were blindsided by the blowback.
Feb. 2, 2016
Researchers tested whether loosening restrictions on the work schedules of doctors in training would lead to more harm to patients.
Feb. 2, 2016

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