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Audie Cornish talks to Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
January 14, 2015
In Muslim communities around France, some don't believe the official version of events. In schools, some Muslim students refused to join in a moment of silence for the victims of the attacks.
January 14, 2015
Falling oil prices are leading to a slow down in drilling. And that means workers are rethinking the long commutes they've been making for once-steady, good-paying jobs.
January 14, 2015
While France's leaders had feared an attack, Ambassador Gerard Araud says, "what happened was in a sense maybe worse than what we were expecting, because it was done in a very professional way."
January 14, 2015
Every time there is a big new release of some Apple software or operating system, hackers get to work — finding a flaw in Apple's computer code can be very lucrative.
January 14, 2015
Audie Cornish speaks with Bruce Hoffman, director of Georgetown University's Center for Security Studies, about al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.
January 14, 2015
The Washington Post is reporting the departures would gut much of the agency's upper management following security lapses that led to harsh criticism of the presidential protection service.
January 14, 2015
You say banana; this orangutan says ... well, it's hard to tell what she's saying. But the rhythmic, speech-like sounds of the zoo-dwelling ape have started scientists talking.
January 14, 2015
The city of Dubuque, Iowa, is the latest city to pass a ban on sledding. It affects all but two hills in town. City Council members say they've passed the ban to protect tax payers from lawsuits.
January 14, 2015
President Obama visited Cedar Falls, Iowa, on Wednesday to spotlight that community's investment in an affordable, high-speed Internet system. The president wants to encourage similar systems elsewhere, but community-owned networks face challenges from commercial Internet providers.
January 14, 2015
Religious and government authorities in the Middle East seem to be trying to tamp down any outrage over the publication of another cartoon of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed in France's Charlie Hebdo magazine.
January 14, 2015
On Tuesday night, officers shot and killed a suspect who they say fired at them.
January 14, 2015
The House moved to turn back President Obama's immigration actions. The White House is pushing back. Now what?
January 14, 2015
The rules are mostly voluntary, which disappoints environmental groups, but they should ratchet down the amount of leaked methane from new or modified oil and gas operations, which contributes to climate change.
January 14, 2015
The Obama Library Foundation says it has major concerns about the proposals from two Chicago universities. The city's mayor, Rahm Emanuel, says he's confident that Chicago will beat out New York and Hawaii.
January 14, 2015
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments about a graduate student who was deported after four Adderall pills were found in his sock.
January 14, 2015
With the announcement this week that Woody Allen will write and direct a new television series for Amazon, the online retailer is now poised to be a major force in television.
January 14, 2015
Eastern China's Rudong County began implementing the one-child policy ten years before the rest of the nation. Now, an estimated 60 percent of the county's residents will be 60 or older by 2030.
January 14, 2015
A Philadelphia pizza shop has become an ad hoc feeding program for the homeless where customers can pay the $1 slices forward. To date, some 8,400 slices have been bought for the homeless.
January 14, 2015
Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are using only their hands and feet to ascend the nearly 3,000-foot Dawn Wall. Ropes are used only to break a fall.
January 14, 2015

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