Ann Callis campaigns in Bloomington.
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September 22, 2014

Callis Fights Back On Residency Question

Congressional candidate Ann Callis is lashing out at her opponent’s contention that she doesn’t live in the 13th District.  At a campaign appearance in Bloomington Monday, the Democrat from Edwardsville called those comments from GOP incumbent Rodney Davis ‘an absolute lie.’


Demonstrators in New York Sunday.
(Jason DeCrow/AP)
September 22, 2014

All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit

The forecast calls for picture-perfect weather Tuesday in New York City as world leaders gather to discuss the challenge of a changing climate.  More than 120 leaders, including President Obama, are expected to attend the one-day climate summit, sponsored by the United Nations.


Illustration by Keith Negley for NPR
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September 22, 2014

Best To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You

Chronic stress is hazardous to health and can lead to early death from heart disease, cancer and of other health problems. But it turns out it doesn't matter whether the stress comes from major events in life or minor problems. Both can be deadly.


September 16, 2014

E-Cigarette Industry Prepares For New Federal Rules

The rapid growth of e-cigarette stores in the St. Louis area and throughout the country might be about to hit a bump. The federal government is considering regulations for the industry. It could have sales of $10 billion by 2017, according to Wells Fargo Securities.


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Workers unload medical supplies from a USAID cargo plans in Liberia in August.
(John Moore/Getty Images)
September 16, 2014

Obama To Announce Large Ramp Up Of Ebola Fight

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is already the deadliest on record, having killed more than 2,400 people, and it could get much worse, according to health officials. That alarm has President Obama meeting today with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.


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