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The order sets up a framework for intelligence agencies to investigate whether foreign actors are attempting to influence any aspect of the electoral process. It is not aimed at a particular country.
Sep. 12, 2018
An app service known as Aira is connecting blind and visually impaired grocery shoppers with sighted guides that help them navigate the aisles at Wegmans through their smartphones.
Sep. 12, 2018
The Department of Homeland Security said it needed an extra $200 million to detain and deport migrants. Among the cash that covered the shortfall: FEMA funds earmarked for recovery and preparedness.
Sep. 12, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration said teen vaping has reached epidemic proportions, prompting more than 1,300 warning letters to stores selling e-cigarettes to kids and an ultimatum to four companies.
Sep. 12, 2018
Secretary Wilbur Ross warned Commerce Department officials that they should be "very careful" about "everything" when adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Sep. 12, 2018
With Hurricane Florence approaching the Carolinas, President Trump claimed the federal hurricane response in Puerto Rico last year was "the best job we did." New estimates put the death toll at 3,000.
Sep. 12, 2018
Waves up to 83 feet high were measured inside Hurricane Florence on Wednesday, says the National Hurricane Center's Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch.
Sep. 12, 2018
Russia's president said the men whom U.K. police recently accused of poisoning former spy Sergei Skripal are private citizens, not Russian agents, and urged them to speak out.
Sep. 12, 2018
More than a dozen states offer what are known as free college programs. But a new review finds states vary wildly in how they define both "free" and "college."
Sep. 12, 2018
An NPR/Marist poll finds that as the president has waged a trade war, Midwestern voters have moved in big numbers toward Democrats less than two months before November's elections.
Sep. 12, 2018
The very first Apple computer — an Apple-1 — was really only a circuit board. But for computer geeks and tech-lovers, that board could become a collectors item when it goes up for auction.
Sep. 12, 2018
Monsoon floods won't stop these kids from going to school in Bangladesh — especially if the school comes to the student!
Sep. 12, 2018
Evidence shows the drugs methadone and buprenorphine can help people recover from opioid use disorder by reducing withdrawal symptoms and cravings. So why do many sobriety facilities ban their use?
Sep. 12, 2018
As marijuana gains popularity among people 65 and older, geriatricians call for more research on how it affects elderly patients. Shifts in metabolism as we age can intensify any drug's side effects.
Sep. 12, 2018
President Trump and former President Obama both claim credit for the economy. Democrats argue that Trump inherited an economy that was already strong, while Republicans insist he turned it around.
Sep. 12, 2018

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