Last Build Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:28:40 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:28:40 -0500The new telecom chief is moving to halt one part of the sweeping rules for Internet service providers, which were passed last year in part based on "net neutrality" regulations.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:19:00 -0500An eastern bongo at the Los Angeles Zoo birthed the first bongo to be born at the zoo in more than 20 years. Bongos are native to Africa and have stripes, big ears and horns.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:13:26 -0500The mayor of Los Angeles co-signed a letter to the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency requesting that its agents not identify themselves as "police" during operations in the city.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:29:00 -0500The enclosure in China's Heilongjiang province, where the drone video was filmed, has been accused of keeping animals in "deplorable conditions."
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:28:00 -0500The plan would replace insurance subsidies for low-income families with tax credits for everyone, eliminate the requirement to buy health care, and end taxes on medical devices.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:34:00 -0500A colorless, odorless liquid, similar in consistency to motor oil, VX kills in tiny quantities that can be absorbed through the skin. It is among the deadliest chemical weapons ever devised.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:51:00 -0500An all-time high temperature for February was recorded in Boston. After breaking a 111-year-old mark for this day, Buffalo also equaled its record high for the month.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:36:00 -0500Steve Beshear is credited with lowering Kentucky's uninsured rate. Immigration activist Astrid Silva is also scheduled to respond to the president's remarks Tuesday night.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:11:00 -0500Surrounded by corporate leaders, President Trump signed an executive action telling government agencies to slash "job killing" rules. Environmentalists argue the move could undo important protections.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:02:00 -0500At least 34 of the dead reportedly were civilians. The blast happened just north of al-Bab, at a checkpoint crowded with people who had fled the fighting and were preparing to return to their homes.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:07:00 -0500Li Jie and Hitomi Sato met at the Qatar Open on Thursday and wound up in a battle of wills that lasted more than 10 minutes and perhaps defied the average human ability to focus.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:42:00 -0500Director James Comey refused to publicly respond to the media reports even as he dismissed them privately, a senior administration official says. The official says the FBI initiated the discussion.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:42:00 -0500Increasingly, advocates for patients are in the room when big medical studies are designed. They demand answers to big questions: "Will the results of this study actually help anybody?"
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:38:00 -0500Waymo, the company that began as Google's self-driving-car project, says a former manager "took extraordinary efforts to raid Waymo's design server and then conceal his activities."
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:36:00 -0500The daughter of poor immigrants, Dresselhaus became science royalty for her work with carbon materials. Along the way she opened opportunities for female scientists that didn't exist when she started.