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Stories for November 10, 2012

Petraeus' Fall As Stunning As The Career Before It

Nov. 10
Rachel Martin / NPR
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The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, the retired four-star general who stepped down late Friday citing an extramarital affair, brings to an end one of the most storied careers in modern U.S. military history.

Petraeus' Fall As Stunning As The Career Before It

Nov. 10
Rachel Martin / NPR
Tease photo

The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, the retired four-star general who stepped down late Friday citing an extramarital affair, brings to an end one of the most storied careers in modern U.S. military history.

Petraeus' Fall As Stunning As The Career Before It

Nov. 10
Rachel Martin / NPR

The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, a retired four-star general, brings to end one of the most storied careers in modern U.S. military history. Petraeus stepped down late Friday, citing an extramarital affair.

Petraeus's Fall As Stunning As The Career Before It

Nov. 10
Rachel Martin / NPR

The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, a retired four-star general, brings to end one of the most storied careers in modern U.S. military history. Petraeus stepped down late Friday, citing an extramarital affair.

Petraeus' Fall As Stunning As The Career Before It

Nov. 10
Rachel Martin / NPR

The resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, a retired four-star general, brings to end one of the most storied careers in modern U.S. military history. Petraeus stepped down late Friday, citing an extramarital affair.

Republicans Scramble To Repair Breach With Hispanics

Nov. 10
Liz Halloran / NPR

Paging Jeb Bush.

Republicans Scramble To Repair Breech With Hispanics

Nov. 10
Liz Halloran / NPR

Paging Jeb Bush.

Gas Lines Evoke Memories Of Oil Crises In The 1970s

Nov. 10
Greg Myre / NPR
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Gas lines in America may be rare, but they're not unprecedented.

Gas Lines Evoke Memories Oil Crises In The 1970s

Nov. 10
Greg Myre / NPR
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Gas lines in America may be rare, but they're not unprecedented.

AP Four Days Later, Florida Declares For Obama

Nov. 10
Melisa Goh / NPR

Four days after the polls closed, Florida announced President Barack Obama has won the state's 29 electoral votes. As the AP writes:

Four Days Later, Florida Declares For Obama

Nov. 10
Melisa Goh / NPR

Four days after the polls closed, Florida announced President Barack Obama won the state's 29 electoral votes. As the AP writes:

FBI Discovered Evidence Of David Petraeus' Affair

Nov. 10
Korva Coleman / NPR

A day after the story broke, the news remains stunning -- CIA director and retired Gen. David Petraeus resigns in a lightning stroke, admitting he used extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair.

Week In Review: A Lot Of Newness In San Diego

Nov. 10
By Claire Trageser
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San Diego has a new mayor. It has a new City Council with an added district. The county has a new supervisor—the first Democrat in almost 20 years. The San Diego region may have a new congressman, too.

Taxing Work Ahead: Have Negotiating Tables Turned?

Nov. 10
Ari Shapiro / NPR

Republicans and Democrats agree: Election season may have ended just four days ago, but it's already time to get back to work. In this case, "back to work" might mean, "back to fighting."

What An All-Female Delegation Says About N.H.

Nov. 10
Josh Rogers / NPR
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The 2012 elections will be remembered for the pivotal role women voters played in re-electing President Obama. But in New Hampshire, it will be remembered as the year women swept all major races.

Amidst War, U.S. Soldier Forges Unexpected Bond

Nov. 10
NPR Staff / NPR

StoryCorps' project, the Military Voices Initiative collects stories from members of the U.S. Armed Forces, with a special focus on those who served in post-Sept. 11 conflicts. Every month, highlights from that initiative air on Weekend Edition Saturday.