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The Ebola scare has driven up the price of cocoa, but are those fears irrational or are they well-founded in evidence of supply disruption? Photo by Flickr user Manuel Ignacio. Editor’s Note: Days before Halloween, the candy industry is...
At a campaign office in Charlotte, North Carolina, Sunday, Thom Tillis, The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, told a group of volunteers that he was recently at a televised football game where, after long delays between plays on the field, he...
Everywhere she goes in North Carolina, Sen. Kay Hagan asks her supporters to repeat the same refrain: “Collectively say with me,” Hagan said to a packed room in Durham’s Convention Center Sunday, “Our state is not for sale.” And while that may be...
Lowe’s Innovation Labs developed a robot sales associate, which will debut at the end of November. Photo courtesy Fellow Robots Lowe’s newest employee is its most groundbreaking power tool yet. Say hello to OSHbot the robot sales associate....
Gwen Ifill reported from Colorado earlier this month. Join our team of politics reporters and producers for a viewing Wednesday of PBS NewsHour’s 2014 election stories. Throughout the 2014 campaign season, PBS NewsHour has been reporting on...
An unmanned commercial rocket carrying supplies for the International Space Station exploded shortly after lift-off at 6:22 pm EDT Tuesday over the launch complex at Wallops Island, Virginia. NASA’s live feed shows the rocket bursting into flame....