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With unemployment dropping, the "misery index" is at its lowest level in more than 50 years. So why aren't Americans feeling cheerful? Economists say meager wages and big debts are still problems.
Mar. 7, 2015
The ill-fated airliner disappeared a year ago and despite an intensives search in the southern Indian Ocean, no definitive clues have turned up.
Mar. 7, 2015
Rabbi Michel Serfaty and his Muslim assistants work in poor neighborhoods where many residents are immigrants from Islamic countries. January's terror attacks only made him more determined.
Mar. 7, 2015
The exact role of the suspects, both from the insurgency plagued North Caucuses region, is still unclear. Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down in Moscow last week.
Mar. 7, 2015
It's a country whose people are reluctant to report malpractice. But when a doctor prescribed "an astronomical dose of the wrong steroid" to his wife, Kunal Saha was determined to blow the whistle.
Mar. 7, 2015
The two suspects, detained in the killing a week ago of Boris Nemtsov in Moscow, are said to be from Russia's North Caucasus region.
Mar. 7, 2015
It's the third fiery derailment of trains carrying Bakken crude oil in three weeks, raising more questions about the volatility of the oil and the safety of the tank cars used to transport crude.
Mar. 7, 2015
The data show former detainees a bit more likely to join insurgents than they were six months earlier. But the most recently-released are less likely to do so.
Mar. 6, 2015
Questions about Hillary Clinton's reliance on a private email account when she was Secretary of State will dog the likely presidential hopeful — and the administration she worked for — for months.
Mar. 6, 2015
By the numbers, February was a good month for job creation. But while there is plenty of hiring, there are still many part-timers who want more work and struggle to balance the jobs they do have.
Mar. 6, 2015
The NSA leaker, living in exile in Russia, made the remark while speaking via video link to an audience in Geneva.
Mar. 6, 2015
Tempting-looking spoonfuls of chocolate are plentiful online. Beautiful Brussels sprouts? Not so much. A campaign aims to boost the number of these images and whet our appetites for healthy foods.
Mar. 6, 2015
U.S. ranchers want consumers to know their meat came from cattle "raised in America." Meatpackers argue such labels add cost without much benefit. A trade dispute could soon make the labels disappear.
Mar. 6, 2015
The first secretary of the North Korean Embassy in Dhaka tried to claim diplomatic immunity when customs officials asked to scan his bags, officials said.
Mar. 6, 2015
It is alleged that the Democrat did political favors for a friend and donor. It is not clear how long it will take for actual criminal charges to emerge, NPR's Carrie Johnson reports.
Mar. 6, 2015
From the people on our money to the effects of calling someone black, this week, we bring you four reads that illuminate a bit of history or pieces of regulation you may not have known about.
Mar. 6, 2015
Two Vietnamese citizens and a Canadian are charged in connection with hacking eight U.S. email service providers and using stolen addresses for spam marketing.
Mar. 6, 2015
He is perhaps best known for the films Grey Gardens and Gimme Shelter. The Oscar-nominated director died Thursday in New York.
Mar. 6, 2015
Andrew Lack held top roles at NBC from 1993 to 2001. He is returning as chairman of NBC News in the wake of Brian Williams' suspension as chief anchor.
Mar. 6, 2015
President Obama will speak in Selma, Ala., Saturday, a half century after civil rights marchers led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., were attacked by state troopers.
Mar. 6, 2015

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