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New money is going towards gun violence research, paving the way for new generation of data analysts, who have grown up in an era of mass shootings, to enter the field.

House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to retire is throwing House Republicans into chaos at a time when the party is deeply worried about losing control of that chamber.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. It's his second day of testimony on Capitol Hill in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

President Trump had a ready retort to a Russian threat to shoot down any U.S. missiles in Syria: "Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and 'smart!'"

Known for standing by her scandal-plagued husband former Senator David Vitter, Trump judicial nominee Wendy Vitter appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

The IRS estimates that more than $65 million has been lost to phone tax scammers in the last five years. The calls are most common during tax season in March and April.

Election officials have traditionally focused on a smooth voting experience, but after the 2016 elections, they've also had to focus on cybersecurity.

Election officials have traditionally focused on a smooth voting experience, but after the 2016 elections, they've also had to focus on cybersecurity.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts about Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's appearance on Capitol Hill Tuesday to testify before Congress.

Firms like Facebook use a business model that makes use of people's data. But not all data is created equal. Sharing purchasing habits? Most say that's OK. But private communications? No way.

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