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November 6, 2014 7:29 AM EST

Obama Stays the Course

President Barack Obama appeared unmoved on Wednesday by the GOP retaking the majority, reassuring angry voters who rejected Democrats up and down the ballot Tuesday and promising to hear Republicans out, but not to stray from his path

America’s Youngest Lawmaker

An 18-year-old university freshman was elected to West Virginia’s House of Delegates on Tuesday, and is poised to be the youngest active lawmaker in the U.S.

Ukraine Prepares for War

Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists have been mobilizing troops and weapons for another round of vicious fighting as the cease-fire fails

Report: Yankees’ A-Rod Admits to Manipulating Drug Tests

That Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez admitted to federal prosecutors that he repeatedly used banned performance-enhancing drugs will surprise no one. However, writes TIME’s Sean Gregory, what’s especially revealing is the way in which A-Rod says he beat the tests

How Guinea Found the Best Way to Survive Ebola

New research details the cases that first appeared in Guinea’s capital city of Conakry between March and April and why, unlike in other parts of the region, where the mortality rate from Ebola averages around 60% to 70%, in Conakry it remains around 43%

Woman Abducted on Philadelphia Street Found Safe

Carlesha Freeland-Gaither was spotted in Jessup, Md., in a car with the man and was rescued soon after, police said. The man was nabbed after he stepped out of the car and Freeland-Gaither, who had minor injuries, was generally doing O.K., they added

You Might Be Able to Undo Your Left Swipes on Tinder

Soon, a paid version of the dating app will allow users to “undo” left swipes. On what will be called “Tinder Plus,” users will also be able to search for matches outside of their region. A back button is the “most requested feature” among users, according to co-founder Sean Rad

Emory Suspends Frat Activities After Rape Allegation

A female student reported being assaulted at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house on Halloween. In a letter to members of the Emory community, the Dean of Campus Life said all social events at frats are on hold until “a comprehensive plan is developed” for safety

Miranda Lambert Wins Big at the Country Music Awards

Country music star Miranda Lambert won two major accolades at Wednesday’s Country Music Awards. Her latest album Platinum was voted album of the year, and her hit song Automatic won the artist her first single of the year award

Tensions Mount in Jerusalem After Latest Attack

Two are dead in Israel after a driver plowed his van into a queue of commuters waiting for a tram on Wednesday, marking the latest deadly incident amid escalating religious tensions around one of the country’s heavily disputed sacred sites for both Jews and Muslims

AC/DC Drummer Accused of Trying to Arrange Murder

Phil Rudd is set to appear before a New Zealand court on Thursday to face charges of attempting to procure a murder after being arrested during a police raid on his home in the city of Tauranga. He was also found to be in possession of methamphetamine and cannabis

Promising New Cancer Treatment Uses Immune Cells

Scientists led by Dr. F. Stephen Hodi at Dana Farber Cancer Institute showed for the first time that combining two drugs that target the immune system in different ways could help melanoma patients survive longer

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