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According to a report in The New York Times, hackers accessed U.S. government databases in March and apparently targeted files on employees who have applied for top-secret security clearances.
A team of volunteer space cowboys may have to say goodbye to ISEE-3 and to their dream of reviving for a final mission the creaky, 36-year-old hardware. Failed tests Wednesday suggest a fuel problem.
His remarks in Dallas followed a meeting with faith leaders and local officials, including Gov. Rick Perry, to discuss the large number of unaccompanied minors at the border.
The estate of John “Duke” Wayne and Duke University are fighting over commercial use of their shared name. Although the actor was always known as Duke, nicknames don’t have much standing in court.
The men quoted in the story by reporters Glenn Greenwald and Murtuza Hussain say they were targeted because they were Muslims. But it is unclear why they were targeted.
John Kalymon, who became a U.S. citizen in 1955, was under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II. But he had denied he had ever shot at Jews.
Argentina defeated the Netherlands 4-2 in penalty kicks in their World Cup semifinal. The two sides were 0-0 at the end of extra time. Argentina plays Germany in the final on Sunday.
The scene was predictably awkward, even painfully so. But as NPR’s Ari Shapiro reported for today’s Morning Edition, the visit also brought a moment of grace for many of those involved.
News reports say police raided the home and office of an official in the German Defense Ministry. It comes just days after the arrest of a man last week for allegedly passing secrets to the U.S.
A new parody video depicts people gently bumping into one another in normal settings such as cafes and groceries — but with calamitous results.