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The roots of Eric Cantor’s defeat

Tuesday’s upset was the latest skirmish in a fierce battle for the soul and control of the Virginia GOP that has raged over the past few election cycles as Democrats have become increasingly adept at winning statewide races.

12th annual World Day Against Child Labor

Hridoy, 7, works at a balloon factory on the outskirts of Dhaka November 26, 2009. About 20 children are employed at the factory and most of them work for 12 hours a day. The weekly wage is 150 taka ($2.14) for the children. (REUTERS/Andrew Biraj)

90-year-old ex-president to make parachute jump

Former President George H.W. Bush can no longer use his legs, but he isn't letting that prevent him from keeping a vow made five years ago: to jump from an aircraft on his 90th birthday, which is Thursday.

NTSB: Driver in Morgan crash had multi-state commute

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Accident investigators are looking into what role the work commute of the driver charged in the accident that injured comedian Tracy Morgan played in the fatal crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.