Weeks after detainees at Guantanamo Bay were said to be voracious readers of Fifty Shades of Grey, an attorney says his client was given a copy by guards at the prison and had never heard of it before.
NASA says the small object that was caught on video by a spacecraft called the Solar And Heliospheric Observatory was most likely a member of a sun-grazing group of comets known as the Kreutz family.
It’s a common scenario. You and your spouse have jobs that offer health insurance. You both pick the better one. Well, UPS says they’ve got to cut that perk for about 15,000 UPS spouses who are covered by their own employer. UPS blames the Affordable Care Act.
A key summit of economists in Jackson Hole, Wyo., may shed more light on the Fed's plan to taper its stimulus policies.
And as the gap between the numbers female and male college students widens, a football program can increase the numbers of men on campus.
It might be cold comfort for those worried about government surveillance, but today we learned a federal judge reprimanded the NSA for breaking its own privacy requirements. The agency allegedly collected data on Americans who had no apparent connection to terrorism. The information comes from a set of documents released this week in response to a lawsuit from the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The documents themselves were published -- strangely enough -- on a Tumblr blog connected to the Department of Justice.
Cyrus Farivar, senior business editor at Ars Technica, joins Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson to discuss. Click on the audio player above to hear more.
The Army private responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history is asking for hormone therapy. His lawyer will push for that to happen during Manning's long stay in prison.