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South Sudanese Gunmen Kill At Least 140 Civilians In Ethiopia, Government Says

Sunday, April 17, 2016

An Ethiopian official said "bandits" who crossed over the border from South Sudan were responsible, and said Ethiopian troops are pursuing the attackers.


Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Researchers Pam Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer found that students remember more via taking notes longhand rather than on a laptop. It has to do with what happens when you're forced to slow down.


How Math Determines The 'Game Of Thrones' Protagonist

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Network science: it can be used both to stop terrorists and predict television plotlines. Keith Devlin explains how it can be used to figure out the most important character in Game of Thrones.


Massive Document Leak Reveals Offshore Accounts Of World Leaders

Sunday, April 03, 2016

A new trove of leaked documents shows close associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin moved vast sums of money to offshore accounts.


Changes In Safety And Diplomacy Are On Deck For Baseball's Opening Day

Saturday, April 02, 2016

New technology, new safety measures, and a new relationship with Cuba are what reporter Jesse Sanchez says will be the big stories in baseball this year.


The Rolling Stones Rock Cuba

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Rock 'n' roll was banned for decades in Cuba. But in a sign of changing times, the legendary band played a two-hour show for hundreds of thousands in Havana.


Confronting Homogeneity In Apple's Boardroom

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Antonio Maldonado wants Apple to increase diversity among its senior executives, and he's taking his fight to the shareholders meeting on Feb. 26.


With 'Formation,' Beyoncé Lights Up The Internet. Here's What People Are Saying

Sunday, February 07, 2016

The singer's new music video quickly drew commentary of all kinds — on its references to being black in America, Hurricane Katrina and Black Lives Matter.


Super Bowl Ads Past And Present: How Do They Stack Up?

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Analysts say the Super Bowl ads this year are funnier and more star-studded than in the past.


What Happens When You Get Sir Mix-A-Lot's Phone Number

Saturday, January 16, 2016

A law student got a new phone number, and began receiving risqué pictures and offers to test drive Lamborghinis.


Economy And Immigration: What's Dividing Republicans

Sunday, January 10, 2016

In 10 months, Americans will go to the polls to pick the next U.S. president. When they cast their ballots, those votes will likely hinge on how they feel about the issues most important to them.

But what are those issues?

As a way of finding out, NPR's Rachel Martin ...


Brick-And-Mortar Stores Go Further To Get You In The Door

Sunday, December 27, 2015

While online shopping grows, traditional retailers are amping up their in-store experiences to draw in customers. But online stores are realizing they have something to gain from physical stores too.


Political Campaigns Go Social, But Email Is Still King

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Presidential campaigns cost a lot of money these days — perhaps as much as $5 billion could be spent in the next election, by one estimate.

Much of that will be spent on television advertising in battleground states, as expected. But spending on digital campaigning — that is, ...


Pot Politics: The Marijuana Business Comes To Washington

Saturday, July 11, 2015

State by state, the legal marijuana business is slowly gaining ground. The industry is using both an increasingly favorable public opinion toward marijuana and a newly legal cash flow to try to transform itself into a force in national politics.

Recreational marijuana retailers celebrated their first anniversary of legal operation ...


How Well Do Hate Crime Laws Really Work?

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Federal officials are investigating last week's Charleston, S.C. church shooting as a hate crime, and the U.S. Justice Department could weigh in in the coming weeks with a federal hate crimes charge.

There are many reported signs that point to alleged shooter Dylann Roof being motivated by hate. The 21-year-old ...


Courted By Candidates, Faith Voters Say They Want To Hear More

Saturday, June 20, 2015

This week, Republican candidates played up their Christian credentials to faith and conservative activists at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority conference in Washington, D.C.

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas didn't have to reach far to sell himself as the candidate of faith and the best choice ...