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Oliver Sacks, the acclaimed British-American neurologist and author, has died of cancer at the age of 82.
Authorities have charged 30-year-old Shannon J. Miles in the "execution-style" murder of Deputy Darren Goforth, but investigators have yet to make public any motive for the killing.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has the energy, the enthusiasm and now showing strength in the poll numbers as the Democratic nomination contest looks more and more like a race every day.
Before hosting the World Cup, Brazil launched a program to pacify high-crime slums. The project has cut violence in some areas, but in others residents have been caught in the police crossfire.
His book Awakenings, about reviving patients from a catatonic state was turned into a 1990 film. He also wrote more than a dozen other books, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.
NPR's Rachel Martin reports that the ride-sharing service Uber is hiring experts to protect driverless cars from being hacked.
Now that Ireland has turned its economy around, some politicians point to its success as a model of the policy of economic austerity. But that's not how it feels to many people living there.