Dec 13, 2013 — In two apparently unrelated cases this week, federal prosecutors arrested citizens of China and charged them with stealing seeds that American companies consider valuable intellectual property. Court documents offer an entertaining mixture of Midwestern farming, alleged corporate espionage, and a whiff of international intrigue.
Dec 13, 2013 — A congressional expert says it was worthwhile for Senate Democrats to change the filibuster rules because despite dragged out debate, they know they can win.
Dec 13, 2013 — NPR recently produced special coverage to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination. We received comments from many of you, and for one Curious Listener, "Kennedy's Assassination" raised a different sort of question - is that phrase grammatically correct?
Dec 13, 2013 — Feisty Puerto Rican rap duo Calle 13 present the video for the politically charged song "Multi Viral", an unlikely collaboration with Julian Assange
Dec 13, 2013 — This year's shower might serve up more than a hundred shooting stars every hour, but the bright streaks could be washed out by a nearly full moon.
Dec 13, 2013 — Police say the gunman was a student who killed himself at Arapahoe High School near Littleton, Colo., the site of the 1999 Columbine massacre.
Dec 13, 2013 — Jessica Harris speaks with David Kelley, co-founder of IDEO, a global design firm that takes a human-centered, design-based approach to helping organizations in the public and private sectors innovate and grow. She also sits down with David Carmel, co-founder of Jumpstart, a non-profit organization that pairs college students and community volunteers with pre-schoolers from low-income households.
Dec 13, 2013 — Black tech workers — who are wildly underrepresented in their sector — explained how they got into their fields. They offered advice to folks who see tech as intimidating or just don't know where to start.
Dec 13, 2013 — Cornyn's voting record ranks him as the second most conservative Republican in the Senate. But some on the right feel he was insufficiently supportive of Sen. Ted Cruz's effort to defund Obamacare, and now he faces a primary challenge from Steve Stockman, a Houston-area House member.
Dec 13, 2013 — Who wouldn't want something better than mammograms for breast cancer screening? But machines that extract breast fluid to look for abnormal cells aren't it, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Still, some doctors have been offering the test to patients.