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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:05:30 -0500The president-elect's team has sent 74 questions to the federal agency, including many about climate-change-focused personnel and programs. The department's lawyers are examining the request.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:23:26 -0500The story of a court case. On one side, the best lawyers money can buy. On the other, a night school lawyer who had never argued a case before. The outcome could affect everyone on the Internet.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:52:00 -0500Everywhere we looked in the news this week — in prisons, politics, online — we found strains of racism. It even shows up from beyond the grave.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:37:00 -0500The short-term-funding bill, expected to pass the Senate Friday, would keep the federal government running until late April. Coal state Democrats had been protesting provisions that affected miners.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:23:00 -0500"It is my duty and my privilege to declare Nana Akufo-Addo as the president elect of Ghana," election commissioner Charlotte Osei said at a news conference.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:23:00 -0500We look at the remarkable findings from a new study of Kenya's M-PESA system, out in 'Science.'
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:48:45 -0500The Grammy-winning saxophonist plays Duke Ellington standards with host Marian McPartland in a 1994 session.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:34:00 -0500The man accused of murdering nine people in the basement of a historically black church in Charleston, S.C., told FBI investigators he was motivated by racial hatred.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:23:00 -0500A cable that's as long as six football fields has been launched into orbit — and when it's deployed, it'll test an idea to knock out debris that threatens astronauts and spacecraft.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:11:24 -0500In 1939, a Mexican-American high school basketball team from San Antonio, Texas shocked the world.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:01:40 -0500Yovany Diaz grew up in Georgia but recently moved back to where he was born, Mexico City. Just because he's Mexican American, doesn't mean that adjusting to life in Mexico has been easy.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:01:40 -0500George Machado grew up in the projects in Spanish Harlem and his life changed when he started going to one of the top public elementary schools, P.S. 87 in the Upper West Side.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:01:40 -0500Have you seen the newest Bomba Estéreo video featuring the most amazing and adorable little girl? Maria interviews 11-year-old Sarai Gonzalez about what it takes to love yourself.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:00:19 -0500Denmark's Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language film is Land of Mine, a movie about German boys disarming landmines left behind after World War II.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:57:00 -0500A church in Harrisonburg, Va., posted a simple message last year: "No matter where you come from, we're glad you're our neighbor," in three languages. Now the signs show up from D.C. to Detroit.