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In the search for criminals, the government has been scooping up data from thousands of Americans through their cellphones. Audie Cornish talks to Devlin Barrett, who broke this news in The Wall Street Journal.
November 14, 2014
After a major investigation into America's nuclear forces, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says that he will be investing billions of dollars into the system, and changing to the way it's managed.
November 14, 2014
Women who turn to law enforcement for help are often frustrated that authorities aren't doing enough. Police say tracing the culprits can be a complicated and time-consuming process.
November 14, 2014
With childhood obesity rates high, one program in a handful of Washington, D.C., schools is trying to change kids' lives — one vegetable at a time.
November 14, 2014
There are lots of cardiovascular risk calculators, but they usually expect you to know your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers. This one wants to know if you play tennis. And if you like bacon.
November 14, 2014
The intrusion occurred last month. Although defense analysts have said Russia is the likely culprit, Swedish authorities say it's "impossible" to say whose submarine it was.
November 14, 2014
The animal, which was spotted Thursday, was initially thought to be a tiger. Officials now say it's not, but they aren't sure what it is. One theory is that it's a lynx.
November 14, 2014
Breaking with other major pro sports leagues, Adam Silver says the world is changing and that Congress should allow sports betting that is legal and regulated.
November 14, 2014
As the Rosetta mission made history by putting a lander on a comet, one of its leading scientists drew wide criticism for wearing a shirt featuring lingerie-clad women.
November 14, 2014
Thirteen women are dead and dozens sick after the Nov. 8 procedures at a state-run hospital in central India. The doctor who performed the procedures was arrested Wednesday.
November 14, 2014
Researchers writing in the journal Science say that if the rate of global warming goes unchecked, the frequency of lightning strikes will increase by 50 percent.
November 14, 2014
The Mormon church's founder was married to as many as 40 women in the years before his murder in 1844, the church acknowledged in an article posted on its website.
November 14, 2014
Trio of political leaders honored for fighting bias, breaking ceilings and leading the charge for equality for people of color.
November 14, 2014
Fearing that Philae's batteries won't last past Friday, engineers look at possible ways to help it get more power from its solar panels. One ray of hope: its comet is heading toward the sun.
November 14, 2014
Trio of political leaders honored for fighting bias, breaking ceilings and leading the charge for equality for people of color.
November 14, 2014
The defense secretary is expected to detail Pentagon reports that have pointed to "systemic problems" with the system that controls U.S. ICBMs and submarine-launched ballistic missiles.
November 14, 2014
Three years of severe drought in California is forcing farmers and ranchers to make some tough choices. In some cases, they're rethinking everything about their business and finding new opportunities.
November 14, 2014
Last month, the company asked the judge to reconsider a ruling that could trigger fines under the Clean Water Act; Thursday, he said no. The company says it will appeal.
November 14, 2014
President Obama split time between two leaders Friday, meeting separately with President Thein Sein, a former general, and opposition leader Ang San Suu Kyi, a former political prisoner.
November 14, 2014
Why one education research technique, coming into use by most states, is proving so controversial.
November 14, 2014

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