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As U.S. Leads Growth, It Wants Others To Step Up

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has a message for the leaders of other advanced economies: You have to shape up! The global economy is relying too heavily on just the United States for growth.

China's Leader Says Journalists Are Like Broken Cars

Even the White House wasn't sure what to expect when Chinese President Xi Jinping took a rare question from a U.S. reporter during a joint news conference with President Obama in Beijing.

Mitch McConnell's Mission: Making The Senate Work Again

Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell has wanted to be Senate majority leader since grade school. Now, as he starts his sixth term in office, he'll finally get his wish.

After Ferguson, Police Body Cameras Catching On

The Columbia, Mo., police department gave its officers body cameras in July, saying they could help exonerate officers from claims of abuse of force. After Ferguson, the demand for cameras surged.

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Ga. To Open School Standards To Public Comment

The Georgia State Board of Education will hold a special meeting Wednesday in Atlanta, the next step in a review of Common Core standards ordered by Gov. Nathan Deal.

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Health Officials Ask Congress To Beef Up Ebola Aid

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said the extra money is crucial to continue such steps as training.

Afghanistan's Opium Harvest Sets New Record

An annual U.N. report finds that more than 550,000 acres were cultivated with opium poppies this year that's approaching the total land area of Rhode Island.

Savannah-Chatham Public Schools Close To Resolving Pay Dispute With Drivers

Drivers locally are asking for a payment system that would bank one hour’s pay per workday to allow for summer pay. The union has voted to strike if the demands aren’t met.

The Risk Of Brain Injuries Shifts As Children Grow Up

For toddlers, the risk is in taking a fall. Teenagers need to worry about car accidents, sports injuries and assault. Knowing how risks change can help prevent fatal or disabling brain injuries.