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Most polling now shows Republican challenger Tom Cotton ahead of Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor. Photo by Stephen B. Thornton/For the Washington Post Today in the Morning Line: Republicans on the doorstep of Senate control The Kansas independent...
Video still by PBS NewsHourWASHINGTON — More of the world’s children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children’s agency said Tuesday. That’s...
A General Motors Chevrolet dealership is shown April 24, 2014 in Royal Oak, Michigan. Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — The government’s auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors’ faulty ignition switches...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: There were reports of heavy damage today after Hurricane Odile smashed ashore on Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula.  The storm struck near Cabo San Lucas overnight with torrential rain and...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSWebsites ‘slow down’ for net neutrality awareness Consumer groups warn dismantling net neutrality could stymie startup innovation Future of net neutrality debated after ruling GWEN IFILL: The public is...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSYour cheat sheet to the Scotland independence vote Catalonia demands right to vote for independence from Spain In South Sudan, a nation Is born — but with troubles GWEN IFILL: Yes for independence, no to...