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Researchers in Norway say the data-sharing appears to violate European data privacy laws. In the U.S., groups are asking state and federal regulators to investigate whether the practices are illegal.
Promising to try to avert war from outer space through strength, Gen. John "Jay" Raymond was sworn in as the first commander of the newly created United States Space Force.
"We believe that sustainability should be our new standard for investing," BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says. The investment giant's move puts pressure on companies to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.
Democratic presidential candidates and the pundits who discuss them throw out a lot of terms describing plans for a new and improved health care system. But what do they all mean?
We should be very worried about the new risks we will confront in a world where senior government officials are considered fair game, writes former diplomat Brett Bruen.
Changes in the way the Food and Drug Administration reviews new medicines means that there are more cures and treatments on the market. But there's also less proof the drugs are safe and effective.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi informed House Democrats of her plans in a closed door meeting Tuesday. Once the articles are sent to the Senate, President Trump's impeachment trial can begin.
The Iowa Democratic Party confirmed to Iowa Public Radio and NPR that it plans to use an Internet-based app to transmit results, but it declined to provide any more specifics or security details.
Kim Gardner, the city's first black prosecutor, alleges the city, police union and others are trying to force her out of office and block her reform agenda.
Two reports released recently shine a light on the decade-long trends shaping our relationships to listening, from the dominance of video to the vinyl "boom" that isn't quite.
Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his proposed state spending plan Friday. The Governor is continuing his push to improve early childhood education and wants to establish a new Department of Early Childhood Development.
NPR's Morning Edition explores the key reproductive shifts in women's lives — puberty, pregnancy and perimenopause — and how the changes during those times could impact mental and emotional health.
The "Bridgegate" scandal infuriated motorists and endangered public safety, but if the past is prologue, the high court could treat it as much ado about nothing.
The coal power plant that provided about 80% of the Hopi Nation's budget closed last month. Tribal leaders are now trying to figure out how to replace the revenue, which was their economic lifeline.
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Amazon sealed the deal with top-selling author Dean Koontz, whose contract expired last year.
More than half of California’s recycling centers have closed in the past six years, creating a crisis for recycling in the state.
Astros, Red Sox Implicated In MLB Sign-Stealing Scandal, But Were The Dodgers And Their Fans Cheated Most Of All?| January 14 2020, 9:44 AM
The Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal cost manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow their jobs, and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora could be next.
It seems like everyone’s getting engaged these days.. or maybe the event is just getting more public. Between the ever-increasing grand marriage proposal and social media, these major life events are difficult to miss as you scroll through your Facebook or Instagram timeline.
Unsolicited, lewd pictures have become one of the biggest nuisances that have risen with the internet age. As more people, especially women, fall victim to having unwarranted pictures surprise their inboxes, state lawmakers are taking matters into their own hands.
In October of 2019, a spate of school systems, including LAUSD, filed lawsuits against the e-cigarette company Juul, claiming that it targeted teenagers and created an epidemic that has drained schools of resources.