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A veteran reporter's view on the hot-button issues in the coming year: Police in schools, the fallout from the Vergara case and more.
Abu Anas al-Libi, who was captured in 2013, stood accused of conspiracy to kill Americans in connection with the explosions at embassy compounds in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people.
The Mars rover Opportunity is getting on in years. It has been on Mars' surface for over a decade, and now it's having memory problems. NASA has come up with a plan to fix it.
College football has a championship coming, the NBA's LeBron James is out with injuries, and the NFL playoffs are starting. ESPN's Howard Bryant tells NPR's Eric Westervelt what to watch for.
Solar energy had a banner year in 2014. But as more U.S. households make their own electricity, they're paying electric utilities less. Utility companies across the nation are fighting back.
NPR's Eric Westervelt talks to New York Times police reporter David Goodman about what's behind New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's fraught relationship with the city's police.
A whale researcher has a new hypothesis about orca whales: Whale "midwives" may be assisting births.
The new Senate majority leader will soon take office. NPR's Eric Westervelt asks Alec MacGillis, author of The Cynic: The Political Education of Mitch McConnell, what his leadership might look like.
The cyber attack on Sony has prompted the U.S. to impose new sanctions on North Korea. NPR's Eric Westervelt talks with correspondent Tamara Keith about why the U.S. is taking this action.
Anthony Banbury is stepping down as the head of the U.N.'s Ebola mission. He says the Ebola can't become entrenched in West Africa. And he thinks the fight is heading in the right direction.