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He told supporters in Springfield, Va., that the gap in the number of votes between him and the Democratic incumbent, Sen. Mark Warner, had grown and "I know that a change in outcome is not possible."
November 07, 2014
The U.S. thought trade and investment would eventually make China more democratic. In fact, it's had the opposite effect: creating a rich, authoritarian leadership class that remains repressive.
November 07, 2014
Flavor is a combination of taste and aroma. So can a scent-emitting fork trick our brains into thinking we're tasting something, when we're only just smelling it? The Salt team tests it out.
November 07, 2014
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the new personnel will serve "in a non-combat role to train, advise, and assist Iraqi Security Forces, including Kurdish forces."
November 07, 2014
Is it legal for a state-sponsored health exchange to provide subsidies that help people pay insurance premiums? That's the point in question, and one that's still being considered by an appeals court.
November 07, 2014
An NPR reporter found that Liberian English is ... kind of like English and kind of like nothing you've heard before. Just stick an "o" at the end of a phrase if you're happy and you're on your way.
November 07, 2014
Virgin Galactic says there have been some cancellations in the week since its experimental craft went down, killing the co-pilot. But many ticket holders say they don't plan to ask for refunds.
November 07, 2014
Joseph and Summer McStay and their two young sons were found last year in shallow graves in the desert near Victorville.
November 07, 2014
The issue is one about language: Did Congress intend to provide subsidies for Americans who bought insurance through exchanges set up by states and the federal government on behalf of states?
November 07, 2014
Computerized prescription orders are one real advantage. Clicking checkboxes on screen after screen not so much.
November 07, 2014
The deal worked out by the city's emergency manager, Kevyn Orr, includes shedding $7 billion in debt and borrowing hundreds of millions to implement the strategy.
November 07, 2014
The U.S. District Court upheld a lower court's decision to strike down the voter-approved ban. The ruling comes a day after another federal judge affirmed same-sex marriage bans in four other states.
November 07, 2014
Among those held were the alleged owner and operator of Silk Road 2.0 in San Francisco. The underground online markets seized Thursday allow users to anonymously buy illegal products and services.
November 07, 2014
The alleged movement continues to put into question a ceasefire that went into effect in September. It also comes after separatists held elections and Russia recognized them.
November 07, 2014
The move paves the way for the renewal of high-level talks between the two countries, which were frozen two years ago by China.
November 07, 2014
We're celebrating our 35th birthday this week with family. Here's to our hosts at member stations around the country. Thanks for making us look — and sound — so good.
November 07, 2014
An industry group calls an attempt to regulate the career college industry "unlawful, arbitrary and irrational."
November 07, 2014
The country where the outbreak began is now seeing an uptick in the number of new patients. Marc Poncin of Doctors Without Borders explains why — and what's being done to bring things under control.
November 07, 2014
The economy added 214,000 jobs in October, less than the 248,000 produced in September, but just enough to continue pushing the unemployment rate down.
November 07, 2014
The economy added 214,000 jobs in October, less than the 248,000 produced in September, but just enough to continue pushing the unemployment rate down.
November 07, 2014

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