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Fight For The Senate: Republicans Take Control, Adding 7 Seats

The Republicans will control both chambers of Congress next year. And in Virginia, a race between Democratic incumbent Mark Warner and Republican Ed Gillespie is coming down to the wire.
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Incumbents Who Lost Seats Tonight

We track all the incumbents who lost the midterm election.
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Federal Judge Overturns Kansas Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

Today's injunction takes effect in one week, depending on whether the state appeals. The judge in the case said the state's ban on marriage between people of the same sex violates the 14th Amendment.
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It's Still Too Early For Tanking Oil Prices To Curb U.S. Drilling

The U.S. is now the world's largest oil producer, and some worry that falling prices could mean an industry slowdown. But with production costs also falling, drillers are unlikely to cut back soon.
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Why Farmers Aren't Cheering This Year's Monster Harvest

Farmers will haul in a record-breaking harvest of soybeans and corn this year, but they could be victims of their own success: Prices for these crops, falling for months, are at five-year lows.
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Massachusetts Food Waste Ban Gains Broad Acceptance

Massachusetts law now says that if you throw out more than a ton of food waste a month, it can't go to a landfill. But many institutions had already begun composting waste or turning it into energy.
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Races To Watch In The Midterm Elections

We take a look at the races to watch as voting winds down in the midterm elections.
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Judge In Ray Rice Appeal Known For Being 'Down The Middle'

A profile of Barbara Jones, the independent arbiter who will preside over Ray Rice's grievance hearing this week. The former running back for the Baltimore Ravens is appealing his indefinite ban from the NFL for striking his fiancée in an elevator.
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Like In Past Elections, Latino Voter Turnout Could Swing Results

As voters head to the polls, there's one demographic that shouldn't be underestimated but often is: Latino voters. Audie Cornish talks to Sylvia Manzano of the polling group Latino Decisions.
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Will Grumpy Americans Turn Out For The Midterms?

As anxious and dispirited voters trudge to the polls, we look at what they're thinking about on Election Day.

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