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Travel (near and far), literary souvenirs and the crucial companionship of humankind's best friend are the subjects of the books on Maureen Corrigan's early summer reading list.
Wearable technology could be coming to your workplace. Financial Times reporter Sarah O'Connor talks to Renee Montagne about the benefits and pitfalls of wearable tech at work.
Congress may soon pass a resolution calling on Iran to free several Americans being held prisoner there, and demanding information about a former FBI agent who went missing.
President Obama will award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Henry Johnson, an African-American soldier whose combat bravery occurred during World War I, but whose actions were ignored for decades.
In China, a cruise ship capsized on the Yangtze River during a storm. Most of the 458 on board the ship are elderly. Hundreds of people are missing, and many may be trapped within the ship.
In December, the president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham shocked people in the state's largest city when he canceled the football program, saying it wasn't economically feasible.