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Over 560,000 people lived on the street or in homeless shelters this year — a 2 percent drop, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Still, many say the numbers are unreliable.

Many federal inmates have access to email but defense attorneys say they don't trust it, because prosecutors have used those emails as evidence in court.

A new report backed by the State Department found a 10 percent jump in students coming to the U.S. for higher education.

Muslim residents of Brussels are holding a rally in the city to protest the Paris attacks and proclaim their opposition to the so-called Islamic State.

The candidates have mostly stayed away from discussing the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. That's quickly changing.

It's difficult for regulators to stop companies that flout the Do Not Call Registry. Robocalls can come from overseas, making them hard to regulate, and they often spoof caller IDs.

When novelist Anne Bernays became a great-grandmother, she dyed her hair bright blue. She says young people tend to treat the elderly as if they're dumb, "whereas I feel like I'm still a teenager."

The Ohio governor and 2016 GOP presidential hopeful outlined his foreign policy agenda in an interview with NPR, saying, "I think it is absolutely critical to invite our moderate Muslim friends."

The sweet potato pie, sold in boxes bearing LaBelle's face, was a ho-hum seller until a video singing its praises went viral last week. Why pie fever? Partly, it's about celebrating black culture.

As immigration to the U.S. shifts from Mexico to Central America, more Mayan speakers find themselves stuck without translators in the court system.

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