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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...
According to the World Health Organization, as of the end of August, there have been 1,698 probable, suspected and confirmed cases and 871 deaths from the Ebola virus in Liberia alone. Photo by John Moore/Getty Images President Obama will announce...
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...