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As President Obama's executive action on immigration starts taking effect, it will be up to the little-known United State Citizenship and Immigration Services offices to handle the actual changes.
Audie Cornish speaks with Mildred Dresselhaus about receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her work in physics. The 84-year-old is a professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering at MIT.
Known as the "Joan Anderson Letter," the 18-page, single-spaced, stream of consciousness note from Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac was found amid the dusty papers of a now-closed publishing house.
Leading companies are keeping tight-lipped about what they're doing to protect customers from similar attacks that have hit Target, Home Depot and other major retailers.
A grand jury in St. Louis County has reached a decision on whether to indict Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.
Richard Zoglin's first book Comedy at the Edge:  How Stand Up in the 1970's ...
Hope was a comedy trailblazer, but in his twilight years he alienated young audiences with his political views. "He had, unfortunately, stuck around too long," says Hope biographer Richard Zoglin.