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The prisoners — four Syrians, a Tunisian and a Palestinian — are the first Guantanamo detainees released in South America. Uruguay's president first signaled willingness to take the men in May.
The magazine saw an exodus of 50 top contributors in the days after billionaire owner Chris Hughes, formerly of Facebook, announced The New Republic was going to move to New York and transform.
A year after Democratic Senators invoked a "nuclear option" to stop GOP filibusters of confirmation votes, Republicans are debating whether to switch back. Some say they're sick of the fighting.
Treatment units in Liberia stand nearly empty, but a dozen or so Ebola cases still appear each day, with clusters in Monrovia and rural areas. The CDC's chief there wants the nation to stay alert.
The 92-year-old was working as a military contractor in 1971 when he patented a piece of equipment that could create and control dots on a TV screen.
Ohio State's romp in the Big Ten championship game propelled the Buckeyes past TCU and Baylor in the eyes of the college football playoffs selection committee — and NPR's Tom Bowman.