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After eight years as Florida's governor, Republican Rick Scott announced Monday he's challenging incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson in the race for the U.S. Senate. Gun control and President Trump are expected to be among the top issues.

The Denver Post editorial board is taking on the paper's hedge fund owner amid dozens of newsroom layoffs. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Chuck Plunkett, the paper's editorial page editor.

Election officials concerned about malign forces hacking voting-related systems have an unexpected resource to draw upon: the National Guard. Guard soldiers in several states are using their cybersecurity skills to protect the 2018 elections.

News about smartphone addiction, false stories and election interference have some tech executives regretful about what they've created. Some in the industry are turning to fixing the problems.

The scale of the opioid addiction problem is immense. It has become so widespread, touching so many in states across the country that the administration has begun calling it "the crisis next door."

Why is the price of a CT scan 33 times higher in an hospital emergency room than in an outpatient imaging center just down the street?

The GOP governor is expected to challenge Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson. Scott is a multimillionaire who will spend heavily to win, putting Democrats on defense amid a tough 2018 Senate map.

Jeff Runions has spent almost four decades in the trucking industry. Now, he's helping drive the industry's shift toward automation, as a test driver for a self-driving trucking company.

No black author has ever won its top prize. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks about the issue with Alisha Rai, author of the Forbidden Hearts series.

The groundbreaking book was first released in the early 1970s. It gave women frank information about then-taboo topics like masturbation, birth control and female sexual anatomy.

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