The Democrats lost the Governor's race, and in the U.S. Senate race, Michelle Nunn fell to Republican David Perdue. GPB's Jeanne Bonner spoke with statehouse Minority Leader, Stacey Abrams, about what the election means for Democrats and female candidates.
The news comes as troops pull out of Afghanistan and begin a new offensive against the Islamic State. "Hagel was not seen as a very forceful secretary of defense," NPR's Tom Bowman says.
State transportation officials say they're suspending construction-related lane closures during the upcoming holiday travel period.
The experimental NewLink vaccine is based on a harmless virus that has been genetically engineered to incorporate bits of the Ebola virus. Testing of the vaccine has begun in healthy volunteers.
The Marine Corps has begun a yearlong experiment to decide whether women can enter ground combat. Hundreds of men and women began training a few weeks ago at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.