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Mon, 01/26/2015 - 6:52pm

Oil industry representatives are criticizing the decision, but analysts say the shale revolution will buy the industry time to develop...

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 5:14pm

The administration wants to tie more of Medicare's spending on health care to quality and to encourage doctors and hospitals to be more...

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 5:13pm

Jeffrey Sterling was fired from the CIA in 2002. His case has drawn wide attention in part because he was accused of giving secret...

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:41pm

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorneys are again asking that his trial, now in the jury selection phase, be moved. Lawyers say they have data...

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:19pm

At its closest point, asteroid 2004 BL86 came within about 750,000 miles from Earth — or almost three times farther away than the moon...

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 4:07pm

Do billionaires have too much influence in both major parties? Three top Republican presidential prospects — Sens. Rand Paul, Marco...

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 3:57pm

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try Girl Scout Cookies in a new form. Coffeemate has somehow blended them into nondairy creamer, so...

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 3:23pm

Dish Network soon debuts its Sling TV streaming service, with a small group of cable channels for $20 a month. NPR TV critic Eric...

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 3:20pm

Moderate Syrian rebels took up arms to topple President Bashar Assad. But the U.S. is planning to train them to fight against a...

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 3:20pm

The federal budget deficit will fall in 2015, the sixth consecutive year of decreases relative to the overall economy, according to new...