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Some On Staten Island Opt For Buyout Of 'Houses That Don't Belong'

As part of the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Sandy, New York's plan is to buy and demolish hundreds of homes on Staten and Long islands and let nature return as a barrier to future storm surges.

Congress Quietly Extends The Budget Past Election Day, Anyway

Since the GOP retook the House, the chamber once brought the country to the brink of a debt default and once shut down the government. But in election years, including this one, there's no such drama.

Middle Georgia Weekend For September 19-21

The art of Winston Churchill, oysters and a Turn out To Vote concert are all something to enjoy this weekend.

A Frightening Curve: How Fast Is The Ebola Outbreak Growing?

Health leaders now say the Ebola epidemic is growing exponentially. That means, if nothing changes in the next few weeks, we could see at least 60,000 Ebola cases by the end of 2014.

Live Blog: Scotland Votes On Its Independence

The polls have closed and the counting has begun on a referendum that could have historic implications for the United Kingdom.

GBI Releases Statement About Man Fatally Shot By Police In Savannah

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released a statement about a man fatally shot by a police officer in Savannah Thursday morning. GPB Savannah reporter Emily Jones joined 'All Things Considered" host Rickey Bevington with the latest.

In Scotland History Is Made... But At A Golf Club

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews voted to allow women for the first time in its 260 year history.

Billionaire GOP Donor Finally Opens Checkbook For 2014

Sheldon Adelson, the Las Vegas casino magnate, is giving $20 million to GOP-oriented "social welfare" groups for use in midterm campaigns.

The Complicated Southern History Of Teddy Roosevelt

A Ken Burns documentary airing on GPB–TV this week spans a hundred years of history focusing on the remarkable legacy of the Roosevelt family. GPB's Bobbie Battista sat down with Burns to talk about the Roosevelt's connection to Georgia.

Senate Approves Measure To Arm And Train Syrian Rebels

The measure, approved in rare bipartisan fashion by both chambers, is now headed to President Obama's desk.

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