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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...