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Government outlines when it will disclose or exploit software vulnerabilities

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| The Trump administration put out guidelines for how the government will decide what software vulnerabilities it will share with tech companies to fix, and which ones it will keep to itself for spying.

LA radio anchor says Al Franken groped, kissed her without consent


Democratic Sen. Al Franken was a comedian at the time of the incident. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer have called for a review of the complaint.

Power, consent and sexual harassment in the public eye


Is the outcry against sexual harassment going too far? Or do people still not understand consent?


Tough choice for wildfire survivors: Rebuild fast or better?


Many families are eager to rebuild and local politicians have vowed to speed them along. Wildfire experts want officials to consider strengthening regulations.

Las Vegas shooter lost money and had been depressed, sheriff says


The depression and gambling loss may have been a "determining factor" in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas' sheriff said.

Female California lawmakers allege harassment by colleagues in House


One current and three former female lawmakers say that they, too, have been harassed or subjected to hostile sexual comments — by fellow members of Congress.

Republicans propose big tax cuts, but target popular deductions


A proposal unveiled Thursday seeks to permanently cut corporate taxes to 20 percent. It would reduce the number of tax brackets and cap deductions on mortgage interest and local taxes. Details of the plan were obtained in documents verified to NPR by a GOP congressional source.

​California family missing in Brazilian jungle found safe


Except for insect bites and scratches, Adam and Emily Harteau and their 3- and 7-year-old daughters were in good condition and will spend the night in a hospital in the small city of Breves, not far from where they were found.

​Trump calls for death penalty for NYC truck attack suspect


Prosecutors have brought terrorism charges against Sayfullo Saipov. They say the Islamic State group's online calls to action spurred Saipov to launch the attack in lower Manhattan on Halloween.