Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, a favorite among tea party activists, said Thursday he was resigning to take the helm of a conservative national think tank.
The Pentagon is assembling an espionage network that will rival the spooks who operate out of CIA headquarters in Langley, Va.
China-based telecommunications giant Huawei makes much of the vital infrastructure underling mobile phone networks. But it’s regarded with suspicion in the U.S.
Two powerful photographs in the news recently have stirred up controversy and raised questions about the editorial and ethical decisions faced by editors and photo journalists.
“Literally” and the verb “impact” are among the many words that listeners told us they would ban if they could. We asked Steve Kleinedler of the American Heritage Dictionary for his thoughts.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
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