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A competition in California is trying to ready robots for disaster response. But the bots have a ways to go.
June 05, 2015
In a fast-changing health crisis, South Korea's government is holding back key data amid calls for more openness. That's only adding to growing doubt that leaders can handle the situation.
June 05, 2015
It's been called the "Greece of the Caribbean." Puerto Rico is more than $72 billion in debt. But because it's not a state, it can't use bankruptcy protection to help it restructure its debt.
June 05, 2015
Golden State's 108-100 victory came despite 44 points from Cleveland's LeBron James. Kyrie Irving added 23 for the Cavaliers but limped off the court with two minutes left in the game.
June 04, 2015
The NCAA has been looking into the case for several years, after allegations of widespread grade inflation for student athletes at the school.
June 04, 2015
The Office of Personnel Management says it's notifying current and former employees whose personally identifiable information may have been compromised.
June 04, 2015
In the past week, cases of the Middle East Respiratory syndrome have more than tripled in South Korea. Researchers now have a clue to why the outbreak has grown so large, so quickly.
June 04, 2015
Would you buy groceries with a shorter shelf life if they were sold at a steep discount? Doug Rauch will test the idea at a new grocery store stocked with food donated by wholesalers and markets.
June 04, 2015
The force's union faces a serious upcoming election challenge. Opponents of incumbent President Patrick Lynch say it's time for a new dialogue with city leaders and the public.
June 04, 2015
Chicago took advantage of late-game lapses to win in game one. Tampa Bay knows it has to keep the pressure on to bounce back in game two of the Stanley Cup finals.
June 04, 2015
The report says there are few incidents of tainted water given the number of wells. Energy companies agree. Environmentalists accuse the industry of undue influence over the study.
June 04, 2015
One of the site's writers says organizing the workers is a sign the digital media are growing up. The CEO says he's pleased with vote.
June 04, 2015
The hearing that will decide whether the U.S. Army sergeant accused of desertion will face a court martial has been pushed back from July to September.
June 04, 2015
Young people in seven developing countries were interviewed about past sexual violence. On average, more than 1 in 4 girls and more than 1 in 10 boys reported abuse.
June 04, 2015
Eleven African migrants were squeezed into a tiny rubber raft attempting to travel the nine miles from Morocco to Spain. NPR's Lauren Frayer joins Spanish rescuers responding to the distress call.
June 04, 2015
Petro Poroshenko, addressing parliament, said there is a "colossal threat" of an upsurge in attacks by pro-Russia separatists and a "full-scale invasion" by Moscow's forces.
June 04, 2015
Drought-stricken Central Valley farmers are pointing fingers at the Sacramento Delta, where water still flows reliably. There's more pressure than ever to change a long-standing water rights system.
June 04, 2015
Most tests for viruses aim to detect only one or two. But researchers can now check a drop of blood for antibodies to hundreds of viruses, tracing the history of a lifetime of infections, old and new.
June 04, 2015
Preliminary findings show that almost half of a section of pipeline that ruptured last month near Santa Barbara was worn away.
June 04, 2015
If Kim Kardashian and Mayim Bialik do it, is it good for you? Pills made from a woman's placenta are being promoted for postpartum depression. But there's no evidence that it helps, a review finds.
June 04, 2015

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