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The recent hacking of Democratic Party emails has raised questions about the vulnerability of other election-related technology and what potential problems could arise on Election Day.
Aug. 1, 2016
In an interview with PBS NewsHour, the father of a slain soldier spoke about his criticism of Donald Trump and why he pulled out the Constitution.
Aug. 1, 2016
"This is the most complicated takeover, not only on the planet, but in history," says Max Stier, President of the Partnership For Public Service.
Aug. 1, 2016
A farmer in Spain makes foie gras from wild geese who gorge themselves naturally on acorns and olives. New York chef Dan Barber describes tasting it as "the best culinary experience of my life."
Aug. 1, 2016
Without using names, the president's remarks at a veterans event supported the father of a slain soldier who blasted Donald Trump for having "sacrificed nothing and no one."
Aug. 1, 2016
Drugs that consist of proteins and antibodies typically made by living organisms represent the new frontier in drug industry competition.
Aug. 1, 2016
"We have to face the truth," Tsai Ing-wen said to representatives of the native tribes of Taiwan. She said her government offered its "fullest apology" for the treatment of aboriginal Taiwanese.
Aug. 1, 2016
Kun Shan Chun, a naturalized U.S. citizen with top secret security clearance, had worked at the FBI since 1997. Chun pleaded guilty on Monday to acting as an agent of China.
Aug. 1, 2016
The Internet pioneer Yahoo just had its core business auctioned off to Verizon. Mayer was hired four years ago to turn around the company. We look back at the critical early months of her tenure.
Aug. 1, 2016
The rhetoric on the stage was dramatized by interactions between protesters and police on the streets.
Aug. 1, 2016
More than 6 inches of rain in less than three hours created a torrent that swept through downtown Ellicott City, Md., over the weekend. At least two people were killed.
Aug. 1, 2016
The Pentagon announced it had attacked targets around the ISIS-occupied city of Sirte at the request of the U.N.-backed Libyan Government of National Accord.
Aug. 1, 2016
Insurance claims for medical services related to opioid dependence rose more than 3,000 percent between 2007 and 2014, a study finds, suggesting that opioid problems have gone mainstream.
Aug. 1, 2016
"I believe that in pretty much every religion there is always a small group of fundamentalists," the pope said during a flight from Poland to Italy.
Aug. 1, 2016
Donald Trump continued to tweet about the family of a fallen soldier on Monday morning, despite pleas from John McCain and others for him to stop.
Aug. 1, 2016
Aparecida Schunck, whose daughter is married to billionaire Bernie Ecclestone, had been kidnapped and held for ransom. Police said Sunday that Schunck had been found unharmed in Sao Paulo.
Aug. 1, 2016
American women are expected to dominate team sports at the Olympics. That includes water polo, where they are defending champions and have medaled every time since the sport was introduced in 2000.
Aug. 1, 2016
Brazilian drug trafficker Jarvis Chimenes Pavao is serving an eight-year sentence in Paraguay. AFP reports that police, investigating an alleged escape plan, found a stylish three-room suite of cells.
Aug. 1, 2016
A new type of genetically engineered crop is tempting farmers to use a weedkiller illegally. The illicit chemical use has damaged nearby crops and provoked conflict among neighbors.
Aug. 1, 2016
Now crowned as their parties' official nominees, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hit the campaign trail. One of the first stops for both candidates: the battleground state of Ohio.
Aug. 1, 2016

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