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When someone dies, he or she inevitably leaves behind a digital footprint composed of social media profiles, e-mail accounts, photos and other documents that may otherwise hang in an online limbo. As our digital lives become more complicated, one...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioEditor’s note: This video is an update to a story that originally aired on July 12, 2014. HARI SREENIVASAN: Do you have an email account? How about a Facebook page? Bank online? Shop online? Pay your gas, light...
WASHINGTON — Federal agents who guard the border and screen passengers at airports would be exempt from new racial profiling guidelines that must be observed by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies. Those guidelines are being announced...
Pfc. Zach Fike, a CH-47 Chinook helicopter crew readies an aircraft at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan in May 2014. On Dec. 6, 2014, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced that more troops than originally planned will remain in Afghanistan into...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioEditor’s note: This video is an update to a story that originally aired on October 27, 2013. KARLA MURTHY: Artur Makylyervsky runs a startup company that allows users to customize original artwork online to...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Saturday he authorized the attempt to rescue American Luke Somers in Yemen because the U.S. had information that the American photojournalist’s life was in imminent danger. Shortly before the...