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Congressional reporter Jonathan Weisman gives his take on the 113th Congress, including how House Speaker John Boehner has little sway, and business in the Senate has virtually ground to a halt.
As part of our youth unemployment series, Rory O'Sullivan, deputy director of Young Invincibles, talks to David Greene about career prospects for people graduating from high school.
Scan the barcode of different products and the app will tell you whether the company is seen as leaning Republican, Democratic or Other. The app is called BuyPartisan.
Liberia is now the nation reporting the highest number of new cases in the region. It was also a traveler from Liberia who last month carried the Ebola virus to Nigeria and sparked the outbreak there.
Giant Pandas are endangered and famously difficult to breed in captivity. Born last month, they're in good health. Survival rates for triplets have been historically low.
Business is booming in North Dakota's Bakken Shale oilfields. Companies are working on pipeline proposals. One calls for a pipeline to be built from Iowa's northwest corner to its southeast corner.