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Pastor Daniel Xisto and his son Max, 2, look over a makeshift memorial on Monday for Heather Heyer, who was killed in a car attack on Saturday after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. While many are calling the attack an act of domestic terrorism, U.S. federal law has no such specific criminal charge. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Why The Government Can't Bring Terrorism Charges In Charlottesville

Attorney General Jeff Sessions described the car attack as "domestic terrorism." That allows the government to open a broad investigation, but there's no such criminal charge as domestic terrorism.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently revised its guidelines on creating passwords. eclipse_images/iStockPhoto hide caption

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Forget Tough Passwords: New Guidelines Make It Simple

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Gierad Laput, a Ph.D. student at Carnegie Mellon University, demonstrates how his team's universal sensor picks up the sound from a hand-held vacuum. Liz Reid/WESA hide caption

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Our Homes May Get Smarter, But Have We Thought It Through?

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Wisconsin lawmakers are considering a $3 billion package of incentives to encourage Taiwanese electronics company Foxconn, which has had a presence in southern China, to build a factory in the state. Stringer/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Fiscal Warning, Wisconsin Plans To Move Ahead With Foxconn Deal

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Pastor Daniel Xisto and his son Max, 2, look over a makeshift memorial on Monday for Heather Heyer, who was killed in a car attack on Saturday after a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. While many are calling the attack an act of domestic terrorism, U.S. federal law has no such specific criminal charge. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Why The Government Can't Bring Terrorism Charges In Charlottesville

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The Haven for Hope, a homeless shelter in San Antonio, is one of dozens of locations around 20 South Texas counties where people are now being tested for latent tuberculosis infections. Wendy Rigby/Texas Public Radio hide caption

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South Texas Fights Tuberculosis One Blood Test At A Time

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President Trump holds up a signed memorandum calling for a trade investigation of China at the White House on Monday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Trump Turns To 43-Year-Old 'America First' Trade Law To Pressure China

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Stephen Wade's new album, Across the Amerikee: Showpieces from Coal Camp to Cattle Trail, was released this June. Michael G. Stewart/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Stephen Wade Goes 'Across The Amerikee' With Historical Banjo And Guitar Music

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