Government Can Keep Memos Justifying Drone Strikes Secret, Court Rules - Unlike in an earlier case involving Anwar al-Awlaki, the federal appeals court panel says, the government has not already revealed the contents of these memos through other public channels.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:43:04 -0500
Latest In Paris Attacks: Prosecutor Said More Violence Was In The Works - And in Belgium, police are searching for a new suspect. They say the man, who is "armed and dangerous," was seen with fugitive suspect Salah Abdeslam days before the Paris attacks.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:49:00 -0500
Canada Extends Deadline To Accept Syrian Refugees - The pledge to bring in 25,000 refugees by year's end was a campaign promise by Canada's new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, helping sweep him to power.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:08:02 -0500
Puzzling Ebola Death Shows How Little We Know About The Virus - Researchers need to figure out how Ebola can â€” and can't â€” be spread by survivors. And health workers need to don protective equipment once again.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:03:00 -0500
Tunisian President Declares State Of Emergency Following Deadly Explosion - The Tunisian President declared a state of emergency for 30 days and an overnight curfew following the explosion that ripped through a bus carrying presidential security on a main road in Tunis.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:29:06 -0500
Downed Russian Military Jet Heightens Debate Over Syria No-Fly Zone - Hillary Clinton, Marco Rubio and others are supporting the idea of a no-fly zone over Syria to try to help civilians there. But skeptics say it no longer has any relevance to today's Syrian crisis.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:27:00 -0500
We Tried A Futuristic Cranberry. It Was Fresh And Naturally Sweet - Cranberry breeders in Wisconsin have developed a berry that's tart but also sweet, like a Granny Smith apple. They say the variety isn't ready for production but could one day become a fresh product.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:14:00 -0500
As Beekeepers Lose More Hives, Time For New Rules On Pesticides? - Beekeepers lost 42 percent of their hives last year. NPR and PBS NewsHour investigate what's behind the plight of the pollinators. Some scientists say pesticides called neonics are being overused.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:06:00 -0500
It's Not Hosting SNL, But NBC Will Give 'Equal Time' To 4 GOP Candidates - The candidates made requests for equal time after Donald Trump guest hosted Saturday Night Live earlier this month. NBC will let them broadcast campaign messages on affiliate stations this weekend.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:42:00 -0500
Green Bean Casserole: The Thanksgiving Staple We Love â€” Or Loathe - The classic Midwestern casserole, which turns 60 this year, has come to mean more than just a mashup of processed food. Even those who grew up with it but can't abide it admit: It tastes like home.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:25:00 -0500
ISIS Is Trying To Create A Doomsday Bomb, But Is The Key Ingredient A Myth? - New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers discusses efforts by ISIS to weaponize a mysterious substance known as red mercury. "It's never been seen," he says. "It essentially is an urban legend."
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:51:19 -0500
Used Rocket Is A New Breakthrough For Blue Origin's Space Plan - Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has sent a craft past the edge of space and then landed its rocket safely â€“ and vertically â€” in Texas.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:19:00 -0500
Worried About The Flu Shot? Let's Separate Fact From Fiction - If you've ever wondered if the flu shot can give you the flu, you're not alone. We fact check the most common flu myths for you and provide the lowdown on this year's vaccine.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:57:00 -0500
WATCH: Teen Solves Rubik's Cube In Record Time; Fellow 'Speed Cubers' Go Wild - Fourteen-year-old Lucas Etter unmixed a 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube in 4.904 seconds, setting a world record and becoming the first person to break the 5-second mark for solving the puzzle.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:39:00 -0500
15-Year-Old Boy Is Liberia's First Ebola-Related Fatality Since July - Liberian officials announced a resurgence of the disease last week. Two of the boy's family members reportedly also have tested positive for the disease.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:58:00 -0500