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Discovered three years ago, the miscalculations were made public only recently. Two inmates set free early have been charged with homicides committed when they should have still been in prison.
Jan. 1, 2016
California's historic drought provided a glimpse of what skiing might be like with climate change. Industry executives are counting on their customers being flexible in the years ahead.
Jan. 1, 2016
Europe has extracted natural gas from organic waste for about a decade, and now it's spreading to the U.S. In Colorado, efforts are under way to produce natural gas from human waste and food scraps.
Jan. 1, 2016
Starting Jan. 1, midsize companies must offer health insurance to their workers or risk a penalty. A firm that has already faced that problem is helping low-paid employees enroll in Medicaid, instead.
Jan. 1, 2016
The state of Oklahoma saw more than 800 quakes with magnitude of 3 or greater in 2015.
Jan. 1, 2016
The Grammy award-winning singer and daughter of Nat King Cole died from complications with ongoing medical issues.
Jan. 1, 2016
Dubai's fireworks display for New Year's Eve continued as planned, even as the blaze raged a short distance away.
Jan. 1, 2016
Police say they are searching for the shooter who opened fire during the busy Friday afternoon.
Jan. 1, 2016
When Muslim women in headscarves appear on TV, it's often in the context of hate crimes, terrorism or politics. But in 2015, TV showed hijab-wearing women joking, coding and cooking up a storm.
Jan. 1, 2016
Ethiopia is grappling with an epic drought that could lead to famine. Here's why the world isn't stepping up.
Jan. 1, 2016
Returns of toys and gadgets add up to more than $260 billion every year. Optoro, a startup in Maryland, tries to reduce the cost to retailers, and the cost to the environment.
Jan. 1, 2016
NPR's senior education correspondent offers his predictions for the big stories in K-12 and higher education.
Jan. 1, 2016
Hold out your hand for a century, and 100 million particles of dark matter will pass through each second without leaving a trace. Still, a physicist in South Dakota thinks he may be able to catch one.
Jan. 1, 2016
As homeowners embrace solar, utilities are making less money and that's shaking up their business model. Companies in California and Georgia are handling the growth in dramatically different ways.
Jan. 1, 2016
Iran is eager to have punitive financial measures removed and has been working to scale back its nuclear program much faster than many predicted, according to those monitoring the process.
Jan. 1, 2016
Clemson took down Oklahoma 37-17 while Alabama shut out Michigan State 38-0. They'll play in the national championship game on Jan. 11.
Jan. 1, 2016
For three season on the CBS hit TV show M.A.S.H., Wayne Rogers played Army surgeon Trapper John McIntrye alongside Alan Alda's character Hawkeye Pierce.
Jan. 1, 2016
The year-end release of correspondence from Clinton's time at the State Department falls short of the court-ordered requirements. 275 of the new emails have been retroactively classified.
Dec. 31, 2015
The release comes as protesters demand that Chicago's mayor resign.
Dec. 31, 2015
European rights to the two stark Holocaust artifacts may both expire on Friday. Reprints of Hitler's manifesto have been received warily; the legal case around Frank's diary is significantly murkier.
Dec. 31, 2015

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