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The leap second, deep space and how we keep time

Jan 23, 2015
How does the upcoming leap second impact NASA's space clocks?
Posted In: leap second, time, Tech
Security was increased at the Taj Mahal in preparation for the visit President Barack Obama.

India's air pollution problem

Jan 23, 2015
Cities in India have air that's four times deadlier than Beijing's.
Posted In: India, air pollution, pollution
Voting booth is prepared in Athens for Greek elections that were held over the weekend.

Greece prepares to vote, eurozone worries

Jan 23, 2015
The party leading in the polls wants to renegotiate Greece's bailout deals.
Posted In: Greece, Eurozone, elections

Ruthless smugglers' new business: 'Ghost ships'

Jan 21, 2015
Refugees are ferried to Europe aboard unsafe boats that crews often abandon at sea.
President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015.

Marketplace's live coverage of 2015 State of the Union

Jan 21, 2015
Follow the stories, tweets, and charts from the night.
Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a speech at last year's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Resurgent U.S. economy to star at global summit

Jan 19, 2015
Is U.S. "the single engine" driving world economy or winning a "least ugly contest"?
Posted In: Davos, US economy, World Economic Forum
An attendee wears Google Glass while watching the opening keynote at a Google I/O developers conference in San Francisco.

Google stops Glass production, at least for now

Jan 16, 2015
"Everybody who touched the Glass did not become an evangelist." That was a problem.
Posted In: Google, Google Glass, Google X, Nest, technology
Marilyn Tavenner

Major health care player gets ready to retire

Jan 16, 2015
Marilyn Tavenner runs Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – for a few more weeks.

Your Wallet: Leaps

Jan 16, 2015
We want to hear the dramatic stories of your leap.
A woman walks under a Cuban flag in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.

So, when can I buy a flight to Cuba?

Jan 16, 2015
The U.S. loosens some restrictions on travel to the island nation Friday.
Posted In: cuba, flights, Travel, tourism industry