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The killing of two Sacramento area sheriff's deputies by a Mexican national has prompted calls for stricter border security. The man accused of the killings had a long arrest and deportation record.
Even this early model, a little penguin rover with clearly visible wheels, w...
The emperor penguins of Antarctica are adorable. They're also pretty skittish when humans come around to collect data. Researchers at the University of Strasbourg have a solution: a penguin rover.
The Republican Party made striking gains during the midterm elections. Among their victories were three wins by black Republicans, who seem to be building momentum for diversifying the GOP ranks.
Both Democrats and Republicans relied on women both at the polls and on the ticket in this week's midterm election. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates talks to Mara Liasson about how female candidates fared.
Bette Midler's new album, a tribute to girl groups, is titled It's The Girls...
Midler has delighted in listening to girl groups since she was a kid. On a new album, she takes a crack at her favorites — from the tight harmonies of The Andrews Sisters to the slow groove of TLC.
A recent study found obese women are more likely than other women to work ph...
A 65 percent increase in a woman's weight is associated with a 9 percent drop in earnings. A recent study investigated what's behind that "obesity penalty," and why it hits women harder than men.