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The raises for junior staff is an attempt to keep up-and-coming talent from heading to private equity firms or to Silicon Valley, Bloomberg News reports.
Kelly McEvers talks to Emile Hokayem, of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, about some western nations shifting to the idea of working with Syria's regime to fight Islamist militants.
Officials are deciding how to safely collect blood from Ebola survivors and give it to the sick. David Greene talks to David Wood, of an Ebola intervention task force for the Word Health Organization.
Some parents have taken their children to protests, while others have chosen to leave them at home. Educators and others meet to discuss how parents and children cope with unfolding events.
Afghan and international monitors are muddling through an audit of all the ballots cast, and the two candidates are trying to come to agreement on the terms of a national unity government.
A U.S. Senate seat is up for grabs in Iowa, and the GOP has opened 11 field offices statewide. But there's also a new team working the state, the Virginia-based group Americans for Prosperity.