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The technology that runs our daily lives, from laptops and cellphones to car sensors, rely on tiny computer chips. As consumers demand better, faster computers, the chips have to evolve, says Doug Keszler, director of the Center for Sustainable...
Election day is fast approaching. What burning questions do you need answered before making your way to the voting booth? Not sure what initiatives are on the ballot in your state? Curious how voter ID laws and early voting could impact turnout?...
Photo by Flickr user Leonardo Rizzi. For 29 years now, Paul Solman’s reports on the NewsHour have been trying to make sense of economic news and research for a general audience. Since 2007, our Making Sen$e page has striven to do the same, turning...
Four candidates in South Dakota’s U.S. Senate race will debate live from Vermillion, S.D., at 9 p.m. EDT (7 p.m. MT) on Thursday, Oct. 23. Mike Rounds (R), Rick Weiland (D), Gordon Howie (I), and Larry Pressler (I) participate. Live stream...
The Healthcare.gov website is displayed on laptop computers arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — HealthCare.gov’s new EZ application for coverage can’t be used by...
Former President Jimmy Carter (center) waves to the press after he crosses the border into North Korea through the border truce village of Panmunjom for a four-day visit aimed at easing the peninsula’s nuclear crisis on June, 15 1994. Photo by...