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It's been a year since a train carrying crude oil exploded near a town in Quebec, killing nearly 50. The accident drew attention to the use of railroads to ship crude from North Dakota to the coasts.
Aaron Swartz was heavily involved in the popular 2012 campaign to prevent th...
Programmer and activist Aaron Swartz was a "complex person," says filmmaker Brian Knappenberger. He tells Swartz's story, including his legal battle and suicide, in a new documentary.
The killing sparked violent protests in Jerusalem and Arab Israeli towns throughout Israel — raising fears of another Palestinian uprising. Officials say the autopsy shows the boy was burned alive.
Novak Djokovic won his first Wimbledon championship in three years beating Roger Federer. Petra Kvitova won the women's singles final. Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Wertheim of Sport's Illustrated.
Washington state is to roll out retail pot sales this week after voters approved a referendum on recreational marijuana in 2012. But there is a backlog of growers and processors waiting licenses.
Land banks are public entities created to revive vacant or tax-foreclosed properties. The small city of Newburgh on the Hudson River has been trying to revitalize itself using a land bank.