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Brazil's Election Culminates A Season Filled With Shocks

Brazilians head to the polls Sunday in one of the most exciting elections in recent history there. The presidential race pits two women against each other a first for the South American country.

Judge Orders Release Of Guantanamo Force-Feeding Videos

In her opinion, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler said it "strains credulity to conclude that the release of these videos has a substantial probability of causing the harm the government predicts."

Q&A: Plumbing The Mysteries Of The Teenage Brain

In Age of Opportunity, psychologist Larry Steinberg applies neuroscience to risk-taking, peer influence, the boredom of high school and other adolescent conundrums.

A First: Uterus Transplant Gives Parents A Healthy Baby

The new mother, 36, had been born without a uterus, so another woman, 61, donated her womb several years after she had gone through menopause.

FAA Chief: No Quick Fix To Prevent Another Fire Like Chicago

Administrator Michael Huerta has a response to lawmakers who criticized the FAA for failing to have backup systems in place when a fire at an air traffic control center shut down Chicago's airports.

Broken Art: The Closing Of A Washington Museum

A photojournalism student at the Corcoran College of Art + Design responds to a museum's demise the only way she knows how creatively.

Dallas Ebola Case: Experts Say 9 People At Highest Risk Of Contact

Health experts are "fairly certain" that nine people had enough direct contact with an Ebola patient that they could potentially have been infected. None of them have shown symptoms, the CDC says.

Haiti's 'Baby Doc' Duvalier Dies At 63

Jean-Claude Duvalier, the former Haitian dictator nicknamed "Baby Doc" after he succeeded his father in ruling the country, has died. After a brutal regime, Duvalier was sent into exile in 1986.

Photo Break: America Puts On Its Fall Colors

October brings the peak of the autumn foliage season in many U.S. states. Thanks to the NPR community, we've collected some photos that are worth taking a break from the news to stare at.

Giants Outlast Nationals In A Grueling 18-Inning Marathon

It was the longest post-season game in Major League Baseball history.

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