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Facing Defeat, Maine Republican Sues To Block State's Ranked-Choice Voting Law
Rep. Bruce Poliquin's lawsuit claims the state's ranked-choice voting law violates the U.S. Constitution because the candidate who gets the most votes may not ultimately be declared the winner.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:15:11 -0500)

How Big Is Amazon? Its Many Businesses In One Chart
Amazon means shopping. But it also makes movies and smart locks, publishes books, operates stores, helps other companies deliver packages and run websites. How many Amazon brands will you recognize?
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:20:31 -0500)

California's Camp Fire Becomes The Deadliest In State History
At least 42 people have died in a wildfire in Northern California that burned through the town of Paradise with shocking speed.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:00:17 -0500)

Photo Of Students Giving Nazi Salute Being Investigated By Wis. School District
The Baraboo School District is looking into a photo that went viral of what appears to be a group of mostly white male high school students posing with outstretched right arms.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 07:48:49 -0500)

Firearms And Dementia: How Do You Convince A Loved One To Give Up Their Guns?
It's estimated that nearly half of all Americans over 65 own a gun or live with someone who does. And 7 million in the U.S. have dementia, a number that's expected to double within two decades.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 07:15:00 -0500)

Camp Fire Becomes Deadliest Wildfire In California's History
The remains of at least 42 people have been located in charred areas of the wildfire still burning in northern California outside of the city of Chico. More than 200 people are reported missing.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 07:14:00 -0500)

Amazon's Grand Search For 2nd Headquarters Ends With Split: NYC And D.C. Suburb
After a yearlong search, Amazon announced Tuesday that it will divide its second headquarters between the Long Island City neighborhood in Queens and Arlington in Northern Virginia.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 06:01:00 -0500)

U.S. Bishops Delay Response To Sexual Abuse Crisis At Vatican's Insistence
The U.S. Conference of Bishops this week planned to take up measures regarding clergy sexual abuse. The Vatican told them to delay any decisions until a February meeting in Rome addresses the crisis.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:06:00 -0500)

News Brief: Calif. Wildfires, Arizona Senate Race, Amazon's HQ2
California wildfires' death toll climbs to 44. Arizona elected a Democratic U.S. senator for the first time in 30 years. Amazon is on the verge of announcing its second headquarters location.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:06:00 -0500)

A Third Rail No More: Incoming House Democrats Embrace Gun Control
Dozens of Democratic candidates who ran in competitive suburban House districts this election year bluntly called out the need for more gun control. And many of them won.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:00:00 -0500)

Police Fatally Shoot Black Security Guard Who Detained Shooting Suspect
A police officer arriving on the scene shot and killed Jemel Roberson, a uniformed security guard who had detained a suspect after a shooting in a suburban Chicago bar.
(Tue, 13 Nov 2018 03:25:42 -0500)

Alexander Hamilton's Heirlooms Loaned To Philadelphia Museum
Personal artifacts of a Founding Father will be on display in Philadelphia through March 2019. They were loaned by a great-great-great-great-great-grandson.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 19:21:24 -0500)

California Wildfires Continue To Threaten Life And Property
Two massive wildfires continue to threaten California's Ventura and northwestern Los Angeles county. Driven by high winds and dry conditions, they've forced evacuation of 75,000 homes.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:24:00 -0500)

Cal Fire Chief Ken Pimlott Discusses Wildfires Ravaging California
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Cal Fire Chief Ken Pimlott about the raging wildfires in California.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:24:00 -0500)

California Business Owner Shares Why He Stayed Despite Risk From Wildfires
The Rock Store is a biker bar in Cornell, Calif., — north of Malibu and in the shadow of the deadly Woolsey Fire. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the owner Rich Savko about the destruction he's seeing.
(Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:24:00 -0500)

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