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Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Now the search for that missing Malaysian airliner. It underwent a major shift today, as officials decided to give up listening for pings and start looking at the ocean floor. RELATED LINKSNews Wrap:...
Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSDer Spiegel journalists on walking the fine line between informing the public and compromising NSA intelligence In ‘The Snowden Files,’ revealing the man who revealed NSA secrets What policies should be in place to ‘...
The average single American is forking over about 25 percent of their paycheck for income tax and social safety taxes — which in the U.S. include programs like Social Security and unemployment insurance. But when compared to other high-income...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Barack Obama shake hands in the White House’s Oval Office on Feb. 22, 2013. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images TOKYO — In diplomacy, as in musical theater or opera, words go only so far...
Photo by NASA A rare “blood moon” eclipse will be visible in the North and South American skies tonight when the Earth’s shadow covers the full moon in an eerie red glow. These “blood moons” occur when the moon passes through the darkest part of...
Smart Highway — Glowing Lines. Photo by Flickr user Studio Roosegaarde So long, streetlights — there’s a new technology lighting up the pavement in the Netherlands. On a 500-meter stretch of highway in the city of Oss, you can now find...