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Google is doing test flights of its balloons carrying Internet routers aroun...
About 5 billion people are mostly or entirely disconnected from the Internet. So to capitalize on this opportunity, Google and Facebook have begun high-profile campaigns to connect the unconnected.
County officials are foreclosing on tens of thousands of homes in Detroit al...
Tuesday is the deadline to begin what many call the largest U.S. mass tax foreclosure. With the city counting on tax revenue, the owners behind on payments may be forced out of their homes.
cover detail of One Nation Under God...
Kevin Kruse's book looks at how industrialists in the '30s and '40s recruited clergy to preach free enterprise. And under the Eisenhower administration, Christianity and capitalism moved center stage.
Fresh Air jazz critic Kevin Whitehead says that Art Pepper played like he was making up for lost time.
Clive James — an author, critic, broadcaster, poet, translator and memoiri...
Clive James was diagnosed with leukemia a few years ago. "There is a grief in all poetry," he writes in his latest book of essays. "Poetry holds itself together, and eventually we ourselves do not."
Saudi-led airstrikes continue in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. And as usual, there was no warning. Residents worry that soon the battle will move from the sky to Yemen's soil.