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It was packed with all the things needed to keep safe on a reporting trip to Sierra Leone. Then it took a few wrong turns and ended up in ... Paris! Will correspondent and luggage ever be reunited?
October 29, 2014
The breach of the unclassified network is thought to be a state-sponsored effort and The Washington Post reports that Russia is considered the most likely culprit.
October 29, 2014
At least 10 people have been put to death recently for viewing the daytime dramas smuggled in from South Korea, according to sources.
October 29, 2014
Patients are often sent for rehabilitation after surgery. But starting those exercise and healthy eating programs before the surgery might help even more. It's not rehab, it's "prehab."
October 29, 2014
Syrian rebels and Iraqi peshmerga fighters have been allowed to use Turkish territory to enter the fight against militants of the self-declared Islamic State.
October 29, 2014
Michael Sata, a long-time opposition leader who became president in 2011, was controversial figure in the south African country.
October 29, 2014
Journalists regularly turn to this social media organization to seek out and verify online material that could bolster traditional reporting.
October 29, 2014
An investigation by NPR and ProPublica reveals how the Red Cross increased its focus on public relations while it struggled to meet basic needs of storm victims.
October 29, 2014
The same Atlanta hospital that treated the first U.S. Ebola patient in August discharged its fourth patient Tuesday. All survived. Patients in isolation need extra emotional support, the team says.
October 29, 2014
It's been 2,400 years since he taught his last class, but the teaching method Socrates created, and that bears his name, lives on today.
October 29, 2014
That's what federal agents did earlier this year to see if gamblers staying in Las Vegas were running a sportsbook operation. Agents lacked evidence for a warrant. Courts are considering the case.
October 29, 2014
The comic juggernaut announced Tuesday that one of its upcoming films will have a female lead, and another will be headlined by a black man.
October 28, 2014
Kansas City piled up seven runs in the second inning and forced San Francisco starter Jake Peavy out of the game. The big lead left both teams resting their go-to bullpen arms.
October 28, 2014
Orbital's Cygnus cargo spacecraft was carrying 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station.
October 28, 2014
Announcing the deal today, the company said it would expand its service and raise the annual fee to $149 for its New York customers. Alta also operates in other large cities.
October 28, 2014
The Federal Protective Service will enhance its presence at some buildings in Washington. Homeland Security said public calls by terrorists to attack the U.S. spurred the new measures.
October 28, 2014
The area of land no longer suitable for farming because of salt degradation is rising quickly. Scientists argue the private sector should help fund efforts to reverse it since it relies on the crops.
October 28, 2014
The Ebola screening of airline passengers departing from Monrovia was not operating like well-oiled machine Monday.
October 28, 2014
How did the FBI get a suspect to click on link? It created a fake Seattle Times story about the suspect. When he clicked, spyware glommed on to his computer.
October 28, 2014
Despite being in one of the most dangerous regions in the world, Nicaragua remains relatively peaceful. Analysts credit its style of policing, which has rejected the iron fist policies of neighbors.
October 28, 2014

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