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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump stands on stage after the third presidential debate at UNLV in Las Vegas on Wednesday.

Fact-Checking Trump's Statements On 'Partial-Birth' Abortion

In the final presidential debate, Donald Trump said he supports the federal ban on "partial-birth" abortion because, under the procedure, "in the ninth month you can take the baby and rip the baby out of the womb of the mother."

He added that this can happen "as late as one or two or three or four days prior to birth."

But that is not at all likely.

Educators Went To Jail For Cheating. What Happened To The Students?

Cameron Smith was a fifth-grader with straight A's when her school, Fickett Elementary, was caught up in a national cheating scandal.

The story started in 2001, when scores on statewide tests across Atlanta began improving greatly. The superintendent, Beverly Hall, was hailed as a highly effective reformer, winning National Superintendent of the Year in 2009.

When California Governor Jerry Brown mandated water cutbacks in 2015, many people responded by having the grass taken out of their lawns and replacing it with more drought friendly landscaping.

California's Dire Drought Message Wanes, Conservation Levels Drop

Remember the California drought? It was all over the news a year ago, when the state took the unprecedented step of mandating statewide water cutbacks. The Sierra Nevada snowpack was at its lowest recorded level. Rivers and reservoirs were getting shallower and shallower. Wells in rural towns were literally running dry.

That drought is still very much a thing.

When asked if he would honor the election results, Donald Trump, at the presidential debate Wednesday in Las Vegas, said: "I'll keep you in suspense."

Trump's Attempt To Refocus Campaign Gets Obscured By One Blinding Final Debate Moment

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had one job in his third and final debate with Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton: break out.

He needed to break out from the narrative that is fast enveloping his campaign — the way evening overtakes the late afternoon.

He needed a breakout performance showing himself to be disciplined and knowledgeable enough to be president.

Officials investigate the scene of a fatal head-on collision on Route 1 at the town line of Wiscasset and Woolwich in Maine in May.

Tech, Human Errors Drive Growing Death Toll In Auto Crashes

Our cars and trucks are being made with more safety features. New technologies such as lane departure warnings, blind spot detection, vehicle stabilizers and anti-lock brakes can, and do, save lives.

Yet more people are dying on the nation's roadways — nearly 18,000 in the first six months of this year. That's a huge jump of 10.4 percent over the same time period in 2015, and it's part of a disturbing trend, according to federal officials, because traffic fatalities rose significantly last year, too.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump debates Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during the third presidential debate at UNLV in Las Vegas, on Wednesday.

The Final Presidential Debate In 100 Words (And 6 Videos)

The final presidential debate was fast-moving with candidates clashing. Trump made waves early with a racially loaded sentence on immigration. "We have some bad hombres here," he said. "And we're going to get them out." Trump defended Russia's Putin and Syria's Assad and suggested he may not accept the results of the election. Much like the first debate, Clinton was on the offense, attacking Trump on his treatment of women and his temperament. She contrasted their records: While she was in the Situation Room getting bin Laden, Trump, she said, was on Celebrity Apprentice...

FACT CHECK: Trump And Clinton's Final Presidential Debate

Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton debated Wednesday night in Las Vegas — the final time before the November election.

NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors across the newsroom, is live annotating the debate. Portions of the debate transcript with added analysis are underlined in yellow, followed by context and fact checks below.

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Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell at a Senate hearing in 2014. "We expect this to be a transition period for the marketplace," she told reporters Wednesday. "Issuers are adjusting their prices, bringing them in line with actual data on costs."

Fall Enrollment Efforts Could Be Pivotal For Federal Health Law

Rate hikes are likely on the way for insurance plans issued under the Affordable Care Act, health policy analysts say.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton met at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, on Wednesday night for the final presidential debate of 2016.

Watch: Trump Won't Commit To Accepting Election Results In Final Debate

The final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was overall more cordial and more policy-focused than their nasty second face-off. But the stunning moment that will stand out is the GOP nominee's statement that he won't necessarily accept the results of the election on November 8th.

"I will tell you at the time. I will keep you in suspense," Trump said in a shocking statement that signals a break from the traditional transfer of power.

NBA star Derrick Rose leaves federal court in Los Angeles. Jurors cleared Rose and two friends in a lawsuit that accused them of gang raping his ex-girlfriend when she was incapacitated.

Jury Finds NBA Star Derrick Rose Not Liable In Civil Rape Trial

A federal jury in Los Angeles found New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose not liable Wednesday in a civil suit that accused him and two friends of rape. Ryan Allen and Randall Hampton, the two friends, were also cleared.