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Working memory is where the brain keeps bits of information in everyday life handy. But brain scientists don't agree on how working memory works.

NASA's Charlie Sobeck, former manager of the Kepler Space Telescope mission, discusses the monumental findings of the spacecraft and NASA's decision to retire it in orbit.

Louisiana is one of only two states in the country that allow non-unanimous juries to convict defendants. A ballot measure will be voted on Tuesday that would amend the state's constitution.

Beyond straw bans, there's mounting pressure on companies to not use plastic packaging. That's creating a budding market for alternative products.

The Justice Department determined it could not indict a sitting president. Instead it had to find a way to present its findings to Congress. The old document has taken on new relevance.

The Trump administration is poised to reimpose sanctions on Iran this Monday. Tehran has been abiding by the nuclear deal, but some warn that it could fall apart in the face of renewed sanctions.

Even with the Democratic intensity of 2018, Republican governors Larry Hogan of Maryland and Charlie Baker of Massachusetts defied partisanship to position themselves well to win reelection Tuesday.

Even with the Democratic intensity of 2018, Republican governors Larry Hogan of Maryland and Charlie Baker of Massachusetts defied partisanship to position themselves well to win reelection Tuesday.

In many parts of the country it's actually gotten a bit easier, though not any cheaper, to buy a house. Housing sales are down nationwide, and the market is cooling off.

Some big tech companies in the Bay Area have embraced the idea that tax hikes on big business are necessary to tackle problems like homelessness in the region.

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