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  • UK's defiant May tells critics it's her Brexit deal or chaos

    UK's defiant May tells critics it's her Brexit deal or chaos

    Thursday, November 15 2018 2:49 AM EST2018-11-15 07:49:16 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:12 AM EST2018-11-16 07:12:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, left, delivers the draft withdrawal agreement to European Council President Donald Tusk during a media conference at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. In a ...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, left, delivers the draft withdrawal agreement to European Council President Donald Tusk during a media conference at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. In a ...
    European Union chief Donald Tusk calls for Nov. 25 summit to endorse draft Brexit deal.
    European Union chief Donald Tusk calls for Nov. 25 summit to endorse draft Brexit deal.
  • AP source: Whitaker told Graham that Mueller probe to go on

    AP source: Whitaker told Graham that Mueller probe to go on

    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-11-15 22:30:09 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-11-16 07:11:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.
    AP source: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told Sen. Lindsey Graham that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed.
    AP source: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told Sen. Lindsey Graham that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed.
  • Ready to fight? 2020 Democrats frame the race on their terms

    Ready to fight? 2020 Democrats frame the race on their terms

    Friday, November 16 2018 2:00 AM EST2018-11-16 07:00:04 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-11-16 07:11:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. attends a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Their campaigns are not yet official, but some Democrats are ...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. attends a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Their campaigns are not yet official, but some Democrats are ...
    Their campaigns are not yet official, but some Democrats are beginning to frame the 2020 fight on their terms.
    Their campaigns are not yet official, but some Democrats are beginning to frame the 2020 fight on their terms.
  • Florida: bitter US Senate race headed to a hand recount

    Florida: bitter US Senate race headed to a hand recount

    Friday, November 16 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-11-16 05:41:24 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-11-16 07:11:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Palm Beach County Supervisor Of Elections Susan Bucher points at a tally sheet as she speaks to members of the media at the Supervisor of Elections office after the deadline for a recount was reached, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, i...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Palm Beach County Supervisor Of Elections Susan Bucher points at a tally sheet as she speaks to members of the media at the Supervisor of Elections office after the deadline for a recount was reached, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, i...
    Bitter US Senate battle in Florida headed to legally required hand recount, while contest for Florida governor appears to be over.
    Bitter US Senate battle in Florida headed to legally required hand recount, while contest for Florida governor appears to be over.
  • California GOP ponders way forward after stunning losses

    California GOP ponders way forward after stunning losses

    Friday, November 16 2018 1:02 AM EST2018-11-16 06:02:48 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:05 AM EST2018-11-16 07:05:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters, R-Calif., left, watches results from other races with her daughter, Caroline Walters, in Irvine, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Walters faces Democratic candidate Katie Porter in the race for the Califo...(AP Photo/Alex Gallardo). U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters, R-Calif., left, watches results from other races with her daughter, Caroline Walters, in Irvine, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Walters faces Democratic candidate Katie Porter in the race for the Califo...
    A string of stunning losses has set off a fresh round of Republican soul-searching in California, where the party has been drifting toward irrelevance for years.
    A string of stunning losses has set off a fresh round of Republican soul-searching in California, where the party has been drifting toward irrelevance for years.
  • Heated Georgia gov's race: Absentee ballots in the spotlight

    Heated Georgia gov's race: Absentee ballots in the spotlight

    Friday, November 16 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-11-16 05:45:11 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:04 AM EST2018-11-16 07:04:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). A woman holds a sign as state troopers look on during a protest in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.  Several protesters, including a state senator, have been arrested during a demonstra...(AP Photo/John Amis). A woman holds a sign as state troopers look on during a protest in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta. Several protesters, including a state senator, have been arrested during a demonstra...
    In heated Georgia governor's race, counties across state begin court-ordered process of reviewing absentee ballots, counting those previously rejected.
    In heated Georgia governor's race, counties across state begin court-ordered process of reviewing absentee ballots, counting those previously rejected.
  • Senate lets Bahrain weapon sale proceed; Yemen unease grows

    Senate lets Bahrain weapon sale proceed; Yemen unease grows

    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:29 PM EST2018-11-15 18:29:30 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:04 AM EST2018-11-16 07:04:12 GMT
    The Senate has blocked legislation to stop an estimated $300 million in arms sales to Bahrain.
    The Senate has blocked legislation to stop an estimated $300 million in arms sales to Bahrain.
  • Judge to announce ruling in CNN reporter's credential case

    Judge to announce ruling in CNN reporter's credential case

    Friday, November 16 2018 1:02 AM EST2018-11-16 06:02:43 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:04 AM EST2018-11-16 07:04:08 GMT
    A judge is expected to announce whether he will order the Trump administration to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
    A judge is expected to announce whether he will order the Trump administration to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.
  • The Latest: At least 55,000 ballots in Senate hand recount

    The Latest: At least 55,000 ballots in Senate hand recount

    Thursday, November 15 2018 7:59 AM EST2018-11-15 12:59:07 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:04 AM EST2018-11-16 07:04:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Susan Bucher, Supervisor of Elections walks near ballot boxes at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office during a recount on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Susan Bucher, Supervisor of Elections walks near ballot boxes at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office during a recount on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.
    A federal judge is giving thousands of voters in Florida until this weekend to fix their ballots due to mismatched signatures.
    A federal judge is giving thousands of voters in Florida until this weekend to fix their ballots due to mismatched signatures.
  • Democrat Porter flips GOP House seat in Southern California

    Democrat Porter flips GOP House seat in Southern California

    Thursday, November 15 2018 8:52 PM EST2018-11-16 01:52:26 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:03 AM EST2018-11-16 07:03:55 GMT
    Katie Porter has seized a Republican-held U.S. House seat in the heart of California's Reagan country; 5th GOP seat in the state to go to Democrats.
    Katie Porter has seized a Republican-held U.S. House seat in the heart of California's Reagan country; 5th GOP seat in the state to go to Democrats.
  • Judge allows Mueller case against Russian company to proceed

    Judge allows Mueller case against Russian company to proceed

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:09 PM EST2018-11-15 17:09:27 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 1:12 AM EST2018-11-16 06:12:47 GMT
    A federal judge has refused to dismiss a special counsel indictment against a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election.
    A federal judge has refused to dismiss a special counsel indictment against a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election.
  • AP source: Whitaker told Graham that Mueller probe to go on

    AP source: Whitaker told Graham that Mueller probe to go on

    Friday, November 16 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-11-16 05:29:41 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 1:09 AM EST2018-11-16 06:09:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.
    AP source: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has told Sen. Lindsey Graham that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed.
    AP source: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has told Sen. Lindsey Graham that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed.
  • Senator spoke of 'difficult' voting for liberals in video

    Senator spoke of 'difficult' voting for liberals in video

    Friday, November 16 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-11-16 05:51:29 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 1:00 AM EST2018-11-16 06:00:09 GMT
    (AP Foto/Rogelio V. Solis). La senadora republicana por Mississippi Cindy Hyde-Smith hace campaña en Madison, Mississippi, 6 de noviembre de 2018. Hyde-Smith provocó un escándalo al elogiar a alguien en un video y decir que "si me invitara a un ahorcam...(AP Foto/Rogelio V. Solis). La senadora republicana por Mississippi Cindy Hyde-Smith hace campaña en Madison, Mississippi, 6 de noviembre de 2018. Hyde-Smith provocó un escándalo al elogiar a alguien en un video y decir que "si me invitara a un ahorcam...
    Spokesman for Democratic challenger Mike Espy says Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith embarrasses Mississippi when she talks in video about making voting "just a little more difficult" for "liberal folks".
    Spokesman for Democratic challenger Mike Espy says Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith embarrasses Mississippi when she talks in video about making voting "just a little more difficult" for "liberal folks".
  • Bitter battle for Florida Senate seat goes to hand recount

    Bitter battle for Florida Senate seat goes to hand recount

    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:09 AM EST2018-11-15 08:09:07 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 12:46 AM EST2018-11-16 05:46:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Susan Bucher, Supervisor of Elections walks near ballot boxes at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office during a recount on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Susan Bucher, Supervisor of Elections walks near ballot boxes at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office during a recount on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.
    Florida's bumpy recount election reaches a pivotal point Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America's top political battlegrounds.
    Florida's bumpy recount election reaches a pivotal point Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America's top political battlegrounds.
  • Absentee ballots reviewed in heated Georgia governor's race

    Absentee ballots reviewed in heated Georgia governor's race

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:19 AM EST2018-11-15 05:19:33 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 12:46 AM EST2018-11-16 05:46:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) is arrested by capitol police during a protest over election ballot counts in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) is arrested by capitol police during a protest over election ballot counts in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.
    Over protests by Democrats, Republican Brian Kemp claims an 'insurmountable lead in race to be Georgia's next governor.
    Over protests by Democrats, Republican Brian Kemp claims an 'insurmountable lead in race to be Georgia's next governor.
  • Women elected in record numbers in state legislative races

    Women elected in record numbers in state legislative races

    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:29 PM EST2018-11-15 20:29:31 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 12:05 AM EST2018-11-16 05:05:03 GMT
    State legislatures across the country will include more than 2,000 women for the first time next year, and women could be the majority of lawmakers in the lower chambers in both Colorado and Nevada.
    State legislatures across the country will include more than 2,000 women for the first time next year, and women could be the majority of lawmakers in the lower chambers in both Colorado and Nevada.
  • Tiny Rhode Island polling place saw 1 voter after all

    Tiny Rhode Island polling place saw 1 voter after all

    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:49 AM EST2018-11-15 15:49:31 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 12:04 AM EST2018-11-16 05:04:43 GMT
    A polling place that Rhode Island elections officials initially said did not get a single voter during the midterm elections did get one voter after all.
    A polling place that Rhode Island elections officials initially said did not get a single voter during the midterm elections did get one voter after all.
  • Sri Lankan lawmakers fight in Parliament over PM dispute

    Sri Lankan lawmakers fight in Parliament over PM dispute

    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:29 AM EST2018-11-15 06:29:01 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 11:41 PM EST2018-11-16 04:41:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rukmal Gamage). Newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, center, with supporting members argues with other lawmakers before walking out from the parliament chamber, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Sri Lanka's Parliamen...(AP Photo/Rukmal Gamage). Newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, center, with supporting members argues with other lawmakers before walking out from the parliament chamber, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Sri Lanka's Parliamen...
    Rival lawmakers have exchanged blows in Sri Lanka's Parliament as the disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa claimed the speaker had no authority to remove him from office by voice vote.
    Rival lawmakers have exchanged blows in Sri Lanka's Parliament as the disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa claimed the speaker had no authority to remove him from office by voice vote.
  • Video: GOP senator spoke of 'difficult' voting for liberals

    Video: GOP senator spoke of 'difficult' voting for liberals

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-11-15 05:29:49 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:11 PM EST2018-11-16 03:11:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and serve the last two years of the six-year term vacated when Republican Thad Cochran retired for health reasons, speaks before the leadersh...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and serve the last two years of the six-year term vacated when Republican Thad Cochran retired for health reasons, speaks before the leadersh...
    A black Democratic challenger says a white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging.".
    A black Democratic challenger says a white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging.".
  • Pelosi claims 'overwhelming support' for 2nd act as speaker

    Pelosi claims 'overwhelming support' for 2nd act as speaker

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:09 PM EST2018-11-15 17:09:21 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 9:01 PM EST2018-11-16 02:01:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives to face reporters at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives to face reporters at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she has "overwhelming support" among fellow Democrats to become the next House speaker, and says: "I intend to win the speakership with Democratic votes.''.
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she has "overwhelming support" among fellow Democrats to become the next House speaker, and says: "I intend to win the speakership with Democratic votes.''.
  • Influential president of Human Rights Campaign stepping down

    Influential president of Human Rights Campaign stepping down

    Thursday, November 15 2018 11:09 AM EST2018-11-15 16:09:34 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:54 PM EST2018-11-15 21:54:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). In this Sept. 15, 2018 photo, Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, poses for photographers at the HRC's National Dinner in Washington. Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights...(AP Photo/Cliff Owen). In this Sept. 15, 2018 photo, Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, poses for photographers at the HRC's National Dinner in Washington. Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights...
    Chad Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights Campaign into a powerful political force, is stepping down as the organization's president.
    Chad Griffin, the influential gay rights activist who helped turn the Human Rights Campaign into a powerful political force, is stepping down as the organization's president.
  • Democrat flips US House seat in Maine ranked balloting

    Democrat flips US House seat in Maine ranked balloting

    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-11-15 20:24:50 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:37 PM EST2018-11-15 21:37:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joel Page). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Democrat Jared Golden, left, joined by wife Isobel, right, speaks to supporters as they wait for results in the 2nd Congressional District election in Lewiston, Maine. Election officials dec...(AP Photo/Joel Page). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Democrat Jared Golden, left, joined by wife Isobel, right, speaks to supporters as they wait for results in the 2nd Congressional District election in Lewiston, Maine. Election officials dec...
    A Democrat who finished behind Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the first round of balloting has come from behind to flip the seat in Maine's 2nd Congressional District.
    A Democrat who finished behind Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the first round of balloting has come from behind to flip the seat in Maine's 2nd Congressional District.
  • The Latest: UK's May vows 'to see this through' on Brexit

    The Latest: UK's May vows 'to see this through' on Brexit

    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:39 AM EST2018-11-15 08:39:13 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:30 PM EST2018-11-15 21:30:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech outside 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Cabinet agrees draft Brexit deal with European Union after 'impassione...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech outside 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Cabinet agrees draft Brexit deal with European Union after 'impassione...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May will start on a campaign to sell a Brexit deal agreed with the European Union to Britain's divided Parliament.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May will start on a campaign to sell a Brexit deal agreed with the European Union to Britain's divided Parliament.
  • Nevada's Cortez Masto will run Senate races for Democrats

    Nevada's Cortez Masto will run Senate races for Democrats

    Thursday, November 15 2018 3:39 PM EST2018-11-15 20:39:37 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:04 PM EST2018-11-15 21:04:40 GMT
    Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto will be in charge of the Democratic Party's arm focused on 2020 Senate races.
    Nevada Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto will be in charge of the Democratic Party's arm focused on 2020 Senate races.
  • House Republicans elect McCarthy as leader with eye to 2020

    House Republicans elect McCarthy as leader with eye to 2020

    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:29 AM EST2018-11-15 05:29:36 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:53 AM EST2018-11-15 15:53:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, following a meeting for the House Republican leadership elections. McCarthy easily won an i...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, following a meeting for the House Republican leadership elections. McCarthy easily won an i...
    House Republicans elect McCarthy as leader as they ponder a comeback in 2020.
    House Republicans elect McCarthy as leader as they ponder a comeback in 2020.
  • After midterms, Democratic hopefuls eye early-voting states

    After midterms, Democratic hopefuls eye early-voting states

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:08 PM EST2018-11-14 23:08:50 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 10:52 AM EST2018-11-15 15:52:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks during an interview at his Statehouse office in Boston. Following the midterm elections, Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids are p...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks during an interview at his Statehouse office in Boston. Following the midterm elections, Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids are p...
    Following the midterm elections, Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids are pivoting from campaigning for other candidates across the country to refocusing on their own efforts, including making moves in...
    Following the midterm elections, Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids are pivoting from campaigning for other candidates across the country to refocusing on their own efforts, including making moves in early-voting states like South Carolina.
  • Georgia's Kemp claims 'insurmountable lead;' Dems cast doubt

    Georgia's Kemp claims 'insurmountable lead;' Dems cast doubt

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-11-14 05:18:35 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 6:45 AM EST2018-11-15 11:45:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) is arrested by capitol police during a protest over election ballot counts in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) is arrested by capitol police during a protest over election ballot counts in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.
    After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs over Georgia's midterm elections, including the still undecided race for governor.
    After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs over Georgia's midterm elections, including the still undecided race for governor.
  • The Latest: Bloomberg: Leader's GOP women claim misleading

    The Latest: Bloomberg: Leader's GOP women claim misleading

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:38 AM EST2018-11-14 13:38:54 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:44 AM EST2018-11-15 10:44:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this July 12, 2018, file photo, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio attends a joint hearing on, "oversight of FBI and Department of Justice actions surrounding the 2016 election" on Capitol Hill in Washington. Frustr...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File). FILE - In this July 12, 2018, file photo, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio attends a joint hearing on, "oversight of FBI and Department of Justice actions surrounding the 2016 election" on Capitol Hill in Washington. Frustr...
    Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio says the GOP lost its House majority in the midterm election because it didn't deliver on promises to secure the U.S.-Mexico border, fund President Donald Trump's wall and replace...
    Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio says the GOP lost its House majority in the midterm election because it didn't deliver on promises to secure the U.S.-Mexico border, fund President Donald Trump's wall and replace the Obama health law.
  • Bitter Florida recount: Lawsuits pile up, machines overheat

    Bitter Florida recount: Lawsuits pile up, machines overheat

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:38 AM EST2018-11-14 05:38:55 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:10 AM EST2018-11-15 09:10:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Employees at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office feed ballots through a machine as they count votes during a recount, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Employees at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office feed ballots through a machine as they count votes during a recount, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.
    Florida's recount battle will head back to a courtroom on Wednesday as lawyers for Democrats ask a federal judge to set aside the state law that mandates that a vote be thrown out if signatures on mail ballot...
    Florida's recount battle will head back to a courtroom on Wednesday as lawyers for Democrats ask a federal judge to set aside the state law that mandates that a vote be thrown out if signatures on mail ballot envelopes don't match signatures on file.
  • Defense chief's resignation pushes Israel toward election

    Defense chief's resignation pushes Israel toward election

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 3:08 AM EST2018-11-14 08:08:31 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 1:56 AM EST2018-11-15 06:56:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov). Israeli tanks move near the Israel Gaza border, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov). Israeli tanks move near the Israel Gaza border, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.
    The Israeli military says it has shot at and captured a Palestinian who approached the Gaza perimeter fence and hurled grenades into Israel.
    The Israeli military says it has shot at and captured a Palestinian who approached the Gaza perimeter fence and hurled grenades into Israel.
  • The Latest: Avenatti released after domestic violence charge

    The Latest: Avenatti released after domestic violence charge

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:09 PM EST2018-11-15 00:09:15 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:52 AM EST2018-11-15 05:52:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 10, 2018, file photo Michael Avenatti, is interviewed in New York. Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following domestic violence allegation.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 10, 2018, file photo Michael Avenatti, is interviewed in New York. Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following domestic violence allegation.
    Vermont Democrats have cancelled several events with Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti following his arrest over allegations of domestic violence.
    Vermont Democrats have cancelled several events with Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti following his arrest over allegations of domestic violence.
  • Trump ally McCarthy to lead House GOP, work to win majority

    Trump ally McCarthy to lead House GOP, work to win majority

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:09 AM EST2018-11-14 05:09:28 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:52 AM EST2018-11-15 05:52:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - IN this Aug. 15, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., answers a question during his appearance with the Public Policy Institute of California in Sacramento, Calif. Frustration and finger-pointing sp...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - IN this Aug. 15, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., answers a question during his appearance with the Public Policy Institute of California in Sacramento, Calif. Frustration and finger-pointing sp...
    Speaker's gavel out of reach, Rep. Kevin McCarthy poised to take over a shrunken House GOP caucus.
    Speaker's gavel out of reach, Rep. Kevin McCarthy poised to take over a shrunken House GOP caucus.
  • Utah Republican behind in tight race sues to halt vote count

    Utah Republican behind in tight race sues to halt vote count

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-11-14 20:09:10 GMT
    Thursday, November 15 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-11-15 05:51:45 GMT
    Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love is suing to halt vote counting in the race where she is trailing her Democratic challenger.
    Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love is suing to halt vote counting in the race where she is trailing her Democratic challenger.
  • Newcomer Andy Kim beats GOP Rep. MacArthur in New Jersey

    Newcomer Andy Kim beats GOP Rep. MacArthur in New Jersey

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-11-14 20:09:03 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:53 PM EST2018-11-15 02:53:44 GMT
    A Democratic former national security aide to Barack Obama and political newcomer has defeated two-term Republican incumbent Rep. Tom MacArthur in New Jersey's 3rd District.
    A Democratic former national security aide to Barack Obama and political newcomer has defeated two-term Republican incumbent Rep. Tom MacArthur in New Jersey's 3rd District.
  • Challenger: Mississippi senator's 'hanging' comment harmful

    Challenger: Mississippi senator's 'hanging' comment harmful

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-11-15 00:52:35 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:23 PM EST2018-11-15 02:23:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and serve the last two years of the six-year term vacated when Republican Thad Cochran retired for health reasons, speaks before the leadersh...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Mike Espy who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and serve the last two years of the six-year term vacated when Republican Thad Cochran retired for health reasons, speaks before the leadersh...
    A black Democratic challenger says a white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging.".
    A black Democratic challenger says a white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging.".
  • Judge, ballot counters racing to election finale in Maine

    Judge, ballot counters racing to election finale in Maine

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 4:48 PM EST2018-11-14 21:48:59 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:53 PM EST2018-11-15 00:53:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, speaks at a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Augusta, Maine. Poliquin filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap in an attempt to stop a tab...(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty). U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, speaks at a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Augusta, Maine. Poliquin filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap in an attempt to stop a tab...
    A federal judge has heard arguments aimed at stopping Maine's ranked-balloting system, even as election staffers scanned votes to determine the winner of last week's congressional race.
    A federal judge has heard arguments aimed at stopping Maine's ranked-balloting system, even as election staffers scanned votes to determine the winner of last week's congressional race.
  • German prosecutors seek to lift immunity of far-right leader

    German prosecutors seek to lift immunity of far-right leader

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 11:41 AM EST2018-11-14 16:41:05 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:51 PM EST2018-11-15 00:51:33 GMT
    German prosecutors have opened a probe into potentially illegal campaign donations sent to a prominent far-right politician.
    German prosecutors have opened a probe into potentially illegal campaign donations sent to a prominent far-right politician.
  • Justice legal opinion backs Whitaker's naming as acting AG

    Justice legal opinion backs Whitaker's naming as acting AG

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 10:08 AM EST2018-11-14 15:08:45 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:33 PM EST2018-11-14 23:33:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, then-Iowa Republican senatorial candidate and former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker watches before a live televised debate in Johnston, Iowa. Maryland is challenging the appoi...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, then-Iowa Republican senatorial candidate and former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker watches before a live televised debate in Johnston, Iowa. Maryland is challenging the appoi...
    The Justice Department has issued an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general.
    The Justice Department has issued an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general.
  • Flake vows to oppose judges unless Mueller bill gets a vote

    Flake vows to oppose judges unless Mueller bill gets a vote

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:28 PM EST2018-11-14 17:28:39 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:27 PM EST2018-11-14 23:27:10 GMT
    Senate Republicans are facing renewed pressure to pass legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller, with a handful of GOP senators urging their leadership to hold a vote.
    Senate Republicans are facing renewed pressure to pass legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller, with a handful of GOP senators urging their leadership to hold a vote.
  • US government: 3 SKorean firms to pay $236M in bid-rig plot

    US government: 3 SKorean firms to pay $236M in bid-rig plot

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 2:28 PM EST2018-11-14 19:28:57 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:23 PM EST2018-11-14 23:23:42 GMT
    The Justice Department says three South Korean companies have agreed to pay $236 million to settle allegations they were part of a bid-rigging scheme that overcharged the U.S. military for fuel at bases in South...
    The Justice Department says three South Korean companies have agreed to pay $236 million to settle allegations they were part of a bid-rigging scheme that overcharged the U.S. military for fuel at bases in South Korea.
  • Democrat Harder upsets California GOP US Rep. Denham

    Democrat Harder upsets California GOP US Rep. Denham

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 9:38 PM EST2018-11-14 02:38:19 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-11-14 19:31:58 GMT
    Democrat Josh Harder has upset four-term Republican Rep. Jeff Denham in California's Central Valley farm belt.
    Democrat Josh Harder has upset four-term Republican Rep. Jeff Denham in California's Central Valley farm belt.
  • The Latest: Gov. Scott to step down from elections board

    The Latest: Gov. Scott to step down from elections board

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:38 AM EST2018-11-14 12:38:43 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 11:56 AM EST2018-11-14 16:56:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Employees at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office feed ballots through a machine as they count votes during a recount, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Employees at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections office feed ballots through a machine as they count votes during a recount, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla.
    Florida's recount battle will head back to a courtroom on Wednesday as lawyers for Democrats ask a federal judge to set aside the state law that mandates that a vote be thrown out if signatures on mail ballot...
    Florida's recount battle will head back to a courtroom on Wednesday as lawyers for Democrats ask a federal judge to set aside the state law that mandates that a vote be thrown out if signatures on mail ballot envelopes don't match signatures on file.
  • Madagascar heading toward runoff poll in presidential race

    Madagascar heading toward runoff poll in presidential race

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:38 AM EST2018-11-14 14:38:37 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 10:50 AM EST2018-11-14 15:50:38 GMT
    Madagascar's election officials say two former presidents are in a tight race with results in from 70 percent of the polling stations, indicating that a runoff election is likely in December.
    Madagascar's election officials say two former presidents are in a tight race with results in from 70 percent of the polling stations, indicating that a runoff election is likely in December.
  • Bloomberg likely to decide on 2020 bid by early next year

    Bloomberg likely to decide on 2020 bid by early next year

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:09 AM EST2018-11-14 05:09:13 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:03 AM EST2018-11-14 14:03:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter). FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a Moms Demand Action gun safety rally at City Hall in Nashua, N.H. Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, Blo...(AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter). FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a Moms Demand Action gun safety rally at City Hall in Nashua, N.H. Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, Blo...
    'Do I have a chance?' Bloomberg expects to decide on 2020 run by early next year.
    'Do I have a chance?' Bloomberg expects to decide on 2020 run by early next year.
  • Florida official known for missteps in recount cross hairs

    Florida official known for missteps in recount cross hairs

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 2:39 PM EST2018-11-13 19:39:23 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 1:26 AM EST2018-11-14 06:26:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joe Skipper, File). FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2018 file photo Brenda Snipes, left, Broward County Supervisor of Elections, looks at a ballot with Betsy Benson, canvasing board chair during a canvasing board meeting in Lauderhill, Fla. Snipes is a...(AP Photo/Joe Skipper, File). FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2018 file photo Brenda Snipes, left, Broward County Supervisor of Elections, looks at a ballot with Betsy Benson, canvasing board chair during a canvasing board meeting in Lauderhill, Fla. Snipes is a...
    At the center of Florida's vote recount storm is an elections supervisor with a checkered past whose Democratic-dominated county has been the target of protests and accusations, including by President Donald Trump,...
    At the center of Florida's vote recount storm is an elections supervisor with a checkered past whose Democratic-dominated county has been the target of protests and accusations, including by President Donald Trump, that something fraudulent is afoot.
  • Trump calls on Florida Democrat to concede, implies fraud

    Trump calls on Florida Democrat to concede, implies fraud

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 3:08 AM EST2018-11-13 08:08:18 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 1:24 AM EST2018-11-14 06:24:12 GMT
    (C.M. Guerrero/Miami Herald via AP). Miami-Dade Election Center supervisors recount the ballots and are already halfway through the recount total on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.(C.M. Guerrero/Miami Herald via AP). Miami-Dade Election Center supervisors recount the ballots and are already halfway through the recount total on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.
    Florida's election recount of its Senate and governor's races is chugging along as more irregularities are uncovered.
    Florida's election recount of its Senate and governor's races is chugging along as more irregularities are uncovered.
  • Sri Lankan top court suspends decree dissolving Parliament

    Sri Lankan top court suspends decree dissolving Parliament

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:02 AM EST2018-11-13 15:02:57 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-11-14 05:51:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). Supporters of Sri Lanka's ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe shout slogans as they celebrate after the Sri Lankan Supreme Court suspended dissolution of parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena, outside the co...(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena). Supporters of Sri Lanka's ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe shout slogans as they celebrate after the Sri Lankan Supreme Court suspended dissolution of parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena, outside the co...
    Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has suspended the president's order to dissolve Parliament and hold new elections, opening the way for lawmakers to vote on whether to accept his earlier ouster of the prime minister.
    Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has suspended the president's order to dissolve Parliament and hold new elections, opening the way for lawmakers to vote on whether to accept his earlier ouster of the prime minister.
  • Only on AP: Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline on 2020 bid

    Only on AP: Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline on 2020 bid

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 4:08 PM EST2018-11-13 21:08:19 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-11-14 05:23:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter). FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a Moms Demand Action gun safety rally at City Hall in Nashua, N.H. Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, Blo...(AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter). FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a Moms Demand Action gun safety rally at City Hall in Nashua, N.H. Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, Blo...
    All in for Democrats this fall, Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline for himself on 2020.
    All in for Democrats this fall, Bloomberg charts aggressive timeline for himself on 2020.
  • The Latest: Gillum says claims of fraud undermine democracy

    The Latest: Gillum says claims of fraud undermine democracy

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 3:58 PM EST2018-11-13 20:58:09 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-11-14 05:23:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., holds a news conference with Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., whose re-election contest against Republican Gov. Rick Scott is still undecided as a state-mandated recount is underway...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., holds a news conference with Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., whose re-election contest against Republican Gov. Rick Scott is still undecided as a state-mandated recount is underway...
    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says President Donald Trump and Gov. Rick Scott are attempting to bully Florida election officials out of doing their jobs.
    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says President Donald Trump and Gov. Rick Scott are attempting to bully Florida election officials out of doing their jobs.
  • Julian Castro meets with supporters about potential 2020 run

    Julian Castro meets with supporters about potential 2020 run

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 6:08 PM EST2018-11-13 23:08:10 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-11-14 05:23:25 GMT
    Democrat Julian Castro is meeting with potential supporters about running for president in 2020.
    Democrat Julian Castro is meeting with potential supporters about running for president in 2020.
  • Stung by election losses, House GOP weighs leadership choice

    Stung by election losses, House GOP weighs leadership choice

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 8:58 PM EST2018-11-14 01:58:09 GMT
    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-11-14 05:23:18 GMT
    Stung by election losses, House GOP weighs leadership choice amid frustration and finger-pointing.
    Stung by election losses, House GOP weighs leadership choice amid frustration and finger-pointing.
  • Amid legal wrangling, Georgia election uncertainty lingers

    Amid legal wrangling, Georgia election uncertainty lingers

    Monday, November 12 2018 11:51 PM EST2018-11-13 04:51:51 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:51 PM EST2018-11-14 04:51:31 GMT
    (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Republican Brian Kemp, right, speaks during a news conference as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal listens in the Governor's ceremonial office at the Capitol on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga. Kemp resig...(Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Republican Brian Kemp, right, speaks during a news conference as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal listens in the Governor's ceremonial office at the Capitol on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga. Kemp resig...
    A turning point could be near in the Georgia governor's race that remains undecided a week after Election Day, with Republicans hoping county officials certify election results and Democrats asking a federal judge...
    A turning point could be near in the Georgia governor's race that remains undecided a week after Election Day, with Republicans hoping county officials certify election results and Democrats asking a federal judge for a delay.
  • Republican who lost US House race seeks to impound ballots

    Republican who lost US House race seeks to impound ballots

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:48 PM EST2018-11-14 03:48:44 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:51 PM EST2018-11-14 03:51:14 GMT
    (Duane Barbati/Alamogordo Daily News via AP). Congressional District 2 Republican candidate Yvette Herrell talks to supporters at the Republican Party of Otero County watch party in Alamogordo, N.M., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.(Duane Barbati/Alamogordo Daily News via AP). Congressional District 2 Republican candidate Yvette Herrell talks to supporters at the Republican Party of Otero County watch party in Alamogordo, N.M., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.
    A New Mexico Republican who lost her bid for a U.S. House seat is seeking to impound absentee ballots in a key county that decided the race to the Democrat.
    A New Mexico Republican who lost her bid for a U.S. House seat is seeking to impound absentee ballots in a key county that decided the race to the Democrat.
  • Democrats eye US Senate seat in Republican-led Mississippi

    Democrats eye US Senate seat in Republican-led Mississippi

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 1:43 PM EST2018-11-13 18:43:24 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:43 PM EST2018-11-14 03:43:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus). Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi appeared at a news conference at the state Republican Party headquarters in Jackson, Miss., on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, and said repeatedly that she would not answer qu...(AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus). Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi appeared at a news conference at the state Republican Party headquarters in Jackson, Miss., on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, and said repeatedly that she would not answer qu...
    Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker says critics are misrepresenting a "public hanging" comment made by his Mississippi colleague.
    Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker says critics are misrepresenting a "public hanging" comment made by his Mississippi colleague.
  • Dems: Latino turnout up 174 percent over '14 in early voting

    Dems: Latino turnout up 174 percent over '14 in early voting

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 5:40 PM EST2018-11-13 22:40:14 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 7:41 PM EST2018-11-14 00:41:32 GMT
    The Democratic Party says a $30 million investment in engaging Latino and other minority voters helped the Democrats achieve a net gain of 34 House seats and improve on 2014 turnout numbers.
    The Democratic Party says a $30 million investment in engaging Latino and other minority voters helped the Democrats achieve a net gain of 34 House seats and improve on 2014 turnout numbers.
  • Congressman in tight race sues over ranked-voting system

    Congressman in tight race sues over ranked-voting system

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:23 AM EST2018-11-13 15:23:27 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 6:03 PM EST2018-11-13 23:03:39 GMT
    (Gabor Degre/The Bangor Daily News via AP). Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, seeking re-election in the 2nd Congressional District, greets supporters at his election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Bangor, Maine.(Gabor Degre/The Bangor Daily News via AP). Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, seeking re-election in the 2nd Congressional District, greets supporters at his election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Bangor, Maine.
    Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin and three other voters are suing over Maine's new voting system used for the first time in U.S. House and Senate elections.
    Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin and three other voters are suing over Maine's new voting system used for the first time in U.S. House and Senate elections.
  • UN heartened by Libya commitments ahead of 2019 conference

    UN heartened by Libya commitments ahead of 2019 conference

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 5:18 AM EST2018-11-13 10:18:44 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 1:11 PM EST2018-11-13 18:11:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives for a Libya conference in Palermo, Italy, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Representatives of Libya's quarrelling factions and of countries keen on stabilizing the North African nation sta...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives for a Libya conference in Palermo, Italy, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Representatives of Libya's quarrelling factions and of countries keen on stabilizing the North African nation sta...
    Italy's premier has hosted a meeting of Libya's rival leaders on the sidelines of a conference aiming to help its former colony crack down on Islamic militants and human trafficking.
    Italy's premier has hosted a meeting of Libya's rival leaders on the sidelines of a conference aiming to help its former colony crack down on Islamic militants and human trafficking.
  • Why wait? Democrats openly flirt with 2020 White House bids

    Why wait? Democrats openly flirt with 2020 White House bids

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-11-13 05:41:50 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 12:42 PM EST2018-11-13 17:42:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter, File). FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks at a get out the vote event hosted by the NH Young Democrats at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H. Motivated by an urgency to unsea...(AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter, File). FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks at a get out the vote event hosted by the NH Young Democrats at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H. Motivated by an urgency to unsea...
    The 2020 presidential election is 2 years away, but several Democrats see little incentive to mask their ambitions.
    The 2020 presidential election is 2 years away, but several Democrats see little incentive to mask their ambitions.
  • Supreme Court to hear Virginia GOP's districting appeal

    Supreme Court to hear Virginia GOP's districting appeal

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:03 AM EST2018-11-13 15:03:59 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:38 AM EST2018-11-13 16:38:43 GMT
    The Supreme Court will hear an appeal by Virginia Republicans who are trying to preserve state legislative districts that have been struck down by a lower court as racially discriminatory.
    The Supreme Court will hear an appeal by Virginia Republicans who are trying to preserve state legislative districts that have been struck down by a lower court as racially discriminatory.
  • Government funding, border wall await lame-duck Congress

    Government funding, border wall await lame-duck Congress

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 12:39 AM EST2018-11-13 05:39:02 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:25 AM EST2018-11-13 16:25:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, before Congress returns to work Tuesday for the first time following the midterm elections.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, before Congress returns to work Tuesday for the first time following the midterm elections.
    Congress begins lame-duck session facing debates over funding the government and Trump's border wall.
    Congress begins lame-duck session facing debates over funding the government and Trump's border wall.
  • More races go to Democrats, including Senate seat in Ariz.

    More races go to Democrats, including Senate seat in Ariz.

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 12:38 AM EST2018-11-13 05:38:34 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:24 AM EST2018-11-13 15:24:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., listens during a news conference with members of the Progressive Caucus in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., listens during a news conference with members of the Progressive Caucus in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.
    Democrats chalk up more victories, firming up grip on the U.S. House and statehouses.
    Democrats chalk up more victories, firming up grip on the U.S. House and statehouses.
  • Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe

    Roger Stone associate expects to be charged in Mueller probe

    Monday, November 12 2018 5:48 PM EST2018-11-12 22:48:04 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:04 AM EST2018-11-13 15:04:58 GMT
    An associate of longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone says he expects to be indicted by a federal grand jury in the special counsel's Russia investigation.
    An associate of longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone says he expects to be indicted by a federal grand jury in the special counsel's Russia investigation.
  • Jerusalem picks new mayor in round 2 of municipal elections

    Jerusalem picks new mayor in round 2 of municipal elections

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 9:19 AM EST2018-11-13 14:19:17 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 9:45 AM EST2018-11-13 14:45:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean). Mayoral candidate Ofer Berkovitch, right, and his wife Dina pose for the media as they cast their votes at a polling station in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Israelis were choosing their next mayors in dozens of location...(AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean). Mayoral candidate Ofer Berkovitch, right, and his wife Dina pose for the media as they cast their votes at a polling station in Jerusalem, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. Israelis were choosing their next mayors in dozens of location...
    Israelis pick mayors in dozens of locations across country, with main focus on the largest city of Jerusalem.
    Israelis pick mayors in dozens of locations across country, with main focus on the largest city of Jerusalem.
  • Zimbabwean generals deny troops shot and killed 6 protesters

    Zimbabwean generals deny troops shot and killed 6 protesters

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 9:39 AM EST2018-11-13 14:39:31 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 9:45 AM EST2018-11-13 14:45:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mujahid Safodien, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018 file photo an opposition MDC party supporter hold his hands up after being sprayed with a water canon and in clouds of teargas on a street in Harare during clashes with police. Zimbabweans ...(AP Photo/Mujahid Safodien, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018 file photo an opposition MDC party supporter hold his hands up after being sprayed with a water canon and in clouds of teargas on a street in Harare during clashes with police. Zimbabweans ...
    Zimbabweans have reacted with stunned disbelief to the testimony from two generals who denied troops killed six people in August when the military was called in to crush protests following the country's disputed...
    Zimbabweans have reacted with stunned disbelief to the testimony from two generals who denied troops killed six people in August when the military was called in to crush protests following the country's disputed elections.
  • Utah latest state to legalize medical pot, expand Medicaid

    Utah latest state to legalize medical pot, expand Medicaid

    Friday, November 9 2018 6:08 PM EST2018-11-09 23:08:27 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 9:43 AM EST2018-11-13 14:43:49 GMT
    Utah has joined more than 30 other states in legalizing medical marijuana by passing a ballot measure that was opposed by influential Mormon leaders.
    Utah has joined more than 30 other states in legalizing medical marijuana by passing a ballot measure that was opposed by influential Mormon leaders.
  • Facebook blocks fake accounts but election battle goes on

    Facebook blocks fake accounts but election battle goes on

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 5:57 AM EST2018-11-07 10:57:37 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 7:44 AM EST2018-11-13 12:44:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook says it has blocked 115 accounts for suspected “coordinated inauthentic” behavior on the eve of U.S. midterm elec...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook says it has blocked 115 accounts for suspected “coordinated inauthentic” behavior on the eve of U.S. midterm elec...
    Facebook blocks more accounts to fight meddling during US midterm elections.
    Facebook blocks more accounts to fight meddling during US midterm elections.
  • 'Public hanging' remark puts spotlight on Miss. Senate race

    'Public hanging' remark puts spotlight on Miss. Senate race

    Monday, November 12 2018 12:19 AM EST2018-11-12 05:19:01 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 7:03 AM EST2018-11-13 12:03:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., campaigns Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Mama Hamil's Restaurant in Madison, Miss.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., campaigns Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Mama Hamil's Restaurant in Madison, Miss.
    A white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi was seen in a newly published video praising someone by saying "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row".
    A white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi was seen in a newly published video praising someone by saying "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row".
  • Judge: Sides in Florida recount should 'ramp down' rhetoric

    Judge: Sides in Florida recount should 'ramp down' rhetoric

    Monday, November 12 2018 12:49 AM EST2018-11-12 05:49:05 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 2:12 AM EST2018-11-13 07:12:11 GMT
    (Carl Juste/Miami Herald via AP). Crowd of protestors gather outside the Broward County of Supervisor of Elections Office as the statewide election recount is underway while ballots for governor, Senate, Agricultural Commission were run through scannin...(Carl Juste/Miami Herald via AP). Crowd of protestors gather outside the Broward County of Supervisor of Elections Office as the statewide election recount is underway while ballots for governor, Senate, Agricultural Commission were run through scannin...
    Mishaps, protests and litigation overshadow vote recount in Florida's pivotal races for governor and U.S. Senate, recalling the 2000 presidential fiasco.
    Mishaps, protests and litigation overshadow vote recount in Florida's pivotal races for governor and U.S. Senate, recalling the 2000 presidential fiasco.
  • Liz Cheney poised for ascent into Republican leadership

    Liz Cheney poised for ascent into Republican leadership

    Monday, November 12 2018 2:38 PM EST2018-11-12 19:38:24 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 1:04 AM EST2018-11-13 06:04:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks in Philadelphia. Cheney is running for Republican conference chair. If chosen for the job, Cheney would be the highest-ranked woman in the Hous...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., speaks in Philadelphia. Cheney is running for Republican conference chair. If chosen for the job, Cheney would be the highest-ranked woman in the Hous...
    Wyoming's lone congresswoman, Liz Cheney, is poised to follow in her father's footsteps by becoming a member of House Republican leadership.
    Wyoming's lone congresswoman, Liz Cheney, is poised to follow in her father's footsteps by becoming a member of House Republican leadership.
  • Picking up another seat, Dems ride high on slow roll of wins

    Picking up another seat, Dems ride high on slow roll of wins

    Monday, November 12 2018 6:08 PM EST2018-11-12 23:08:15 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 12:43 AM EST2018-11-13 05:43:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., listens during a news conference with members of the Progressive Caucus in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., listens during a news conference with members of the Progressive Caucus in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.
    A week later, Democrats' midterm success sinking in.
    A week later, Democrats' midterm success sinking in.
  • Congress returns to new dynamic, GOP shutdown threat

    Congress returns to new dynamic, GOP shutdown threat

    Monday, November 12 2018 5:38 PM EST2018-11-12 22:38:53 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-11-13 05:25:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, before Congress returns to work Tuesday for the first time following the midterm elections.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, before Congress returns to work Tuesday for the first time following the midterm elections.
    Congress returns to a changed political landscape Tuesday as newly-elected lawmakers arrive in Washington to elect new leadership as incumbents square off for one final legislative sprint.
    Congress returns to a changed political landscape Tuesday as newly-elected lawmakers arrive in Washington to elect new leadership as incumbents square off for one final legislative sprint.
  • Ousted Minnesota Republican faults McCain for losing House

    Ousted Minnesota Republican faults McCain for losing House

    Monday, November 12 2018 1:38 PM EST2018-11-12 18:38:01 GMT
    Tuesday, November 13 2018 12:13 AM EST2018-11-13 05:13:05 GMT
    A recently defeated Republican congressman says the late Sen. John McCain's vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act is to blame for the Democratic takeover of the House.
    A recently defeated Republican congressman says the late Sen. John McCain's vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act is to blame for the Democratic takeover of the House.
  • Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat

    Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seat

    Monday, November 12 2018 7:58 PM EST2018-11-13 00:58:43 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 11:22 PM EST2018-11-13 04:22:08 GMT
    Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat.
    Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat.
  • The Latest: Gillum angry about emailed votes, Trump tweet

    The Latest: Gillum angry about emailed votes, Trump tweet

    Monday, November 12 2018 10:19 AM EST2018-11-12 15:19:09 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 9:09 PM EST2018-11-13 02:09:24 GMT
    (Carl Juste/Miami Herald via AP). Crowd of protestors gather outside the Broward County of Supervisor of Elections Office as the statewide election recount is underway while ballots for governor, Senate, Agricultural Commission were run through scannin...(Carl Juste/Miami Herald via AP). Crowd of protestors gather outside the Broward County of Supervisor of Elections Office as the statewide election recount is underway while ballots for governor, Senate, Agricultural Commission were run through scannin...
    Gov. Rick Scott wants a judge to order law enforcement to impound Broward County's voting machines and ballots when they're not being used during the Florida recount.
    Gov. Rick Scott wants a judge to order law enforcement to impound Broward County's voting machines and ballots when they're not being used during the Florida recount.
  • Kemp-Abrams feud highlights new landscape in divided Georgia

    Kemp-Abrams feud highlights new landscape in divided Georgia

    Monday, November 12 2018 12:39 AM EST2018-11-12 05:39:23 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 8:32 PM EST2018-11-13 01:32:09 GMT
    (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Republican Brian Kemp, right, speaks during a news conference as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal listens in the Governor's ceremonial office at the Capitol on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga. Kemp resig...(Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Republican Brian Kemp, right, speaks during a news conference as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal listens in the Governor's ceremonial office at the Capitol on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga. Kemp resig...
    Acrimony in Georgia governor's race between Republican Kemp and Democrat Abrams highlights growing political diversity of the Deep South state.
    Acrimony in Georgia governor's race between Republican Kemp and Democrat Abrams highlights growing political diversity of the Deep South state.
  • The Latest: New guidelines issued for Georgia mail ballots

    The Latest: New guidelines issued for Georgia mail ballots

    Monday, November 12 2018 9:58 AM EST2018-11-12 14:58:57 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 6:52 PM EST2018-11-12 23:52:38 GMT
    (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Republican Brian Kemp, right, speaks during a news conference as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal listens in the Governor's ceremonial office at the Capitol on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga. Kemp resig...(Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Republican Brian Kemp, right, speaks during a news conference as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal listens in the Governor's ceremonial office at the Capitol on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Atlanta, Ga. Kemp resig...
    Kemp's campaign says concession in Georgia governor's race by Abrams is 'long overdue'.
    Kemp's campaign says concession in Georgia governor's race by Abrams is 'long overdue'.
  • Democratic coalition won back House, fell short elsewhere

    Democratic coalition won back House, fell short elsewhere

    Monday, November 12 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-11-12 05:18:55 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 6:51 PM EST2018-11-12 23:51:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Cannon). Andrew Gillum the Democrat candidate for governor speaks at a news conference on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla.   Gillum has withdrawn his concession in the Florida gubernatorial race following a recount."I am re...(AP Photo/Steve Cannon). Andrew Gillum the Democrat candidate for governor speaks at a news conference on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla. Gillum has withdrawn his concession in the Florida gubernatorial race following a recount."I am re...
    Democratic coalition that won back the House with massive voter turnout still came up short elsewhere.
    Democratic coalition that won back the House with massive voter turnout still came up short elsewhere.
  • Congo opposition parties quits pact to back sole candidate

    Congo opposition parties quits pact to back sole candidate

    Monday, November 12 2018 11:48 AM EST2018-11-12 16:48:22 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 4:30 PM EST2018-11-12 21:30:28 GMT
    Members of two of the leading opposition parties in Congo now say they do not back a presidential candidate who was chosen by a coalition.
    Members of two of the leading opposition parties in Congo now say they do not back a presidential candidate who was chosen by a coalition.
  • German far-right politician under fire over Swiss donations

    German far-right politician under fire over Swiss donations

    Monday, November 12 2018 9:18 AM EST2018-11-12 14:18:53 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 4:30 PM EST2018-11-12 21:30:27 GMT
    The co-leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany party is under fire for receiving dubious campaign donations from abroad.
    The co-leader of the far-right Alternative for Germany party is under fire for receiving dubious campaign donations from abroad.
  • Leaders meet in Italy to find settlement in Libya

    Leaders meet in Italy to find settlement in Libya

    Monday, November 12 2018 3:48 AM EST2018-11-12 08:48:44 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 4:30 PM EST2018-11-12 21:30:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 file photo, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives at the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria. A gathering of leaders of Libya’s quarrelling factions and of countries...(AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 file photo, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives at the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria. A gathering of leaders of Libya’s quarrelling factions and of countries...
    A gathering of leaders of Libya's quarrelling factions and of countries keen on stabilizing the North African nation opens in Sicily.
    A gathering of leaders of Libya's quarrelling factions and of countries keen on stabilizing the North African nation opens in Sicily.
  • Military vet Ojeda announces 2020 presidential campaign

    Military vet Ojeda announces 2020 presidential campaign

    Monday, November 12 2018 9:18 AM EST2018-11-12 14:18:47 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 3:51 PM EST2018-11-12 20:51:37 GMT
    (Dylan Vidovich/The Logan Banner via AP). Richard Ojeda, Democratic candidate for West Virginia's 3rd Congressional district, watches election results during his campaign's watch party at Special Occasions in Yuma, near Logan, W.Va.,  Tuesday, Nov. 6, ...(Dylan Vidovich/The Logan Banner via AP). Richard Ojeda, Democratic candidate for West Virginia's 3rd Congressional district, watches election results during his campaign's watch party at Special Occasions in Yuma, near Logan, W.Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, ...
    West Virginia state Sen. Richard Ojeda, retired paratrooper, announces blue-collar campaign for the 2020 presidency.
    West Virginia state Sen. Richard Ojeda, retired paratrooper, announces blue-collar campaign for the 2020 presidency.
  • Democrats seek ways to protect Mueller probe from Whitaker

    Democrats seek ways to protect Mueller probe from Whitaker

    Monday, November 12 2018 12:30 AM EST2018-11-12 05:30:25 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 2:51 PM EST2018-11-12 19:51:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Acting United States Attorney General Matt Whitaker, center, and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, second from right, attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemete...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Acting United States Attorney General Matt Whitaker, center, and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, second from right, attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemete...
    Congressional Democrats plan actions to protect Mueller probe from any efforts by acting attorney general to undercut it.
    Congressional Democrats plan actions to protect Mueller probe from any efforts by acting attorney general to undercut it.
  • Democratic state gains may mean tighter gun, looser pot laws

    Democratic state gains may mean tighter gun, looser pot laws

    Sunday, November 11 2018 8:58 AM EST2018-11-11 13:58:27 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 2:33 PM EST2018-11-12 19:33:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker, right, and his running mate Lt. Governor candidate Juliana Stratton celebrate as they wave to supporters after they won ove...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker, right, and his running mate Lt. Governor candidate Juliana Stratton celebrate as they wave to supporters after they won ove...
    Health coverage, gun control and education funding likely to get more attention with Democratic wins in state elections.
    Health coverage, gun control and education funding likely to get more attention with Democratic wins in state elections.
  • In Georgia, black voters see echoes of voter suppression

    In Georgia, black voters see echoes of voter suppression

    Sunday, November 11 2018 12:48 AM EST2018-11-11 05:48:09 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 11:01 AM EST2018-11-12 16:01:08 GMT
    (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Angel Poventud, who voted early, volunteers his time to hand out pizza and snacks to people waiting in line in Atlanta, Nov. 6, 2018. The wait time to vote at the Pittman Park precinct in Atlanta was re...(Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Angel Poventud, who voted early, volunteers his time to hand out pizza and snacks to people waiting in line in Atlanta, Nov. 6, 2018. The wait time to vote at the Pittman Park precinct in Atlanta was re...
    At one Atlanta precinct, a four-hour wait to vote echoes of a long history of voter suppression.
    At one Atlanta precinct, a four-hour wait to vote echoes of a long history of voter suppression.
  • Democrat Abrams files new suit in Georgia governor's race

    Democrat Abrams files new suit in Georgia governor's race

    Sunday, November 11 2018 6:58 PM EST2018-11-11 23:58:28 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 10:04 AM EST2018-11-12 15:04:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams speaks to supporters about a suspected run-off during an election night watch party in Atlanta. For the vast majority of the n...(AP Photo/John Amis, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams speaks to supporters about a suspected run-off during an election night watch party in Atlanta. For the vast majority of the n...
    Another lawsuit has been filed in Georgia's unsettled race for governor.
    Another lawsuit has been filed in Georgia's unsettled race for governor.
  • Tight race in Georgia shines light on voting restrictions

    Tight race in Georgia shines light on voting restrictions

    Saturday, November 10 2018 12:58 PM EST2018-11-10 17:58:19 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 9:32 AM EST2018-11-12 14:32:08 GMT
    (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, right, waits backstage with her family and friends before speaking to a crowd of supporters during her election night watch party at the Hyatt Regency ...(Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP). Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, right, waits backstage with her family and friends before speaking to a crowd of supporters during her election night watch party at the Hyatt Regency ...
    A tight race for Georgia governor shines a light on the state's voting restrictions, many of which were carried out by the Republican candidate while he served as secretary of state.
    A tight race for Georgia governor shines a light on the state's voting restrictions, many of which were carried out by the Republican candidate while he served as secretary of state.
  • Whitaker may have violated group's tax-exempt status

    Whitaker may have violated group's tax-exempt status

    Sunday, November 11 2018 7:28 PM EST2018-11-12 00:28:29 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 8:52 AM EST2018-11-12 13:52:04 GMT
    (Genna Martin/seattlepi.com via AP). Washington State Governor Jay Inslee speaks to protesters before they marched from Cal Anderson Park to the Federal Building downtown in Seattle, to demonstrate their support of special counsel Robert Mueller and ag...(Genna Martin/seattlepi.com via AP). Washington State Governor Jay Inslee speaks to protesters before they marched from Cal Anderson Park to the Federal Building downtown in Seattle, to demonstrate their support of special counsel Robert Mueller and ag...
    Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker repeatedly chided Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign while speaking for a group barred by its tax-exempt status from opposing political candidates.
    Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker repeatedly chided Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign while speaking for a group barred by its tax-exempt status from opposing political candidates.
  • Ukraine rebel regions vote in ballot that West calls bogus

    Ukraine rebel regions vote in ballot that West calls bogus

    Sunday, November 11 2018 2:28 AM EST2018-11-11 07:28:02 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 6:31 AM EST2018-11-12 11:31:54 GMT
    Residents of the eastern Ukraine regions controlled by Russia-backed separatist rebels are voting for local governments in elections denounced by Kiev and the West.
    Residents of the eastern Ukraine regions controlled by Russia-backed separatist rebels are voting for local governments in elections denounced by Kiev and the West.
  • Longtime California GOP congressman loses seat to executive

    Longtime California GOP congressman loses seat to executive

    Saturday, November 10 2018 9:07 PM EST2018-11-11 02:07:54 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 12:53 AM EST2018-11-12 05:53:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong). Harley Rouda, Democratic congressional candidate in the 48th district, addresses his supporters at his election night party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Newport Beach, Calif.(AP Photo/Kyusung Gong). Harley Rouda, Democratic congressional candidate in the 48th district, addresses his supporters at his election night party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Newport Beach, Calif.
    Democrat Harley Rouda has upset 15-term Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in California's Orange County.
    Democrat Harley Rouda has upset 15-term Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in California's Orange County.
  • Florida election recount continues amid tensions, litigation

    Florida election recount continues amid tensions, litigation

    Sunday, November 11 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-11-11 05:08:05 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 12:53 AM EST2018-11-12 05:53:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Joe Skipper). A crowd protests outside the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Lauderhill, Fla. A possible recount looms in a tight Florida governor, Senate and agriculture commission race.(AP Photo/Joe Skipper). A crowd protests outside the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Lauderhill, Fla. A possible recount looms in a tight Florida governor, Senate and agriculture commission race.
    Elections workers around Florida on Sunday have begun the massive task of recounting ballots in the U.S. Senate and governor races after the secretary of state ordered a new review.
    Elections workers around Florida on Sunday have begun the massive task of recounting ballots in the U.S. Senate and governor races after the secretary of state ordered a new review.
  • Critics rebuke Mississippi senator's 'public hanging' remark

    Critics rebuke Mississippi senator's 'public hanging' remark

    Sunday, November 11 2018 6:39 PM EST2018-11-11 23:39:22 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-11-12 05:22:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., campaigns Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Mama Hamil's Restaurant in Madison, Miss.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis). Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., campaigns Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Mama Hamil's Restaurant in Madison, Miss.
    A white U.S. senator in Mississippi has praised someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row".
    A white U.S. senator in Mississippi has praised someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row".
  • Schumer: Dems set to push bill protecting Mueller probe

    Schumer: Dems set to push bill protecting Mueller probe

    Sunday, November 11 2018 2:08 PM EST2018-11-11 19:08:25 GMT
    Monday, November 12 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-11-12 05:22:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Acting United States Attorney General Matt Whitaker, center, and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, second from right, attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemete...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Acting United States Attorney General Matt Whitaker, center, and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, second from right, attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemete...
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is pledging to tie a measure to protect special counsel Robert Mueller to must-pass legislation if acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker does not recuse himself from...
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is pledging to tie a measure to protect special counsel Robert Mueller to must-pass legislation if acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker does not recuse himself from oversight of the probe.
  • Florida, Georgia testing strength of new Dem coalition

    Florida, Georgia testing strength of new Dem coalition

    Sunday, November 11 2018 1:43 PM EST2018-11-11 18:43:42 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 10:22 PM EST2018-11-12 03:22:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Cannon). Andrew Gillum the Democrat candidate for governor speaks at a news conference on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla.   Gillum has withdrawn his concession in the Florida gubernatorial race following a recount."I am re...(AP Photo/Steve Cannon). Andrew Gillum the Democrat candidate for governor speaks at a news conference on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla. Gillum has withdrawn his concession in the Florida gubernatorial race following a recount."I am re...
    With Florida and Georgia undecided, strength of Democrats' Trump-era coalition unclear.
    With Florida and Georgia undecided, strength of Democrats' Trump-era coalition unclear.
  • The Latest: Leaders discuss Ukraine elections at Paris meet

    The Latest: Leaders discuss Ukraine elections at Paris meet

    Sunday, November 11 2018 3:08 AM EST2018-11-11 08:08:06 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 9:12 PM EST2018-11-12 02:12:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz). A Polish Army guard of honor stands next to the monument of the late Polish President Lech Kaczynski, who died in a 2010 plane crash, in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, during the official unveiling ceremony being a pa...(AP Photo/Alik Keplicz). A Polish Army guard of honor stands next to the monument of the late Polish President Lech Kaczynski, who died in a 2010 plane crash, in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, during the official unveiling ceremony being a pa...
    Poland is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its rebirth as an independent state with a multitude of events across the country, including marches and the national hymn being sung publicly in more than 600 towns.
    Poland is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its rebirth as an independent state with a multitude of events across the country, including marches and the national hymn being sung publicly in more than 600 towns.
  • Special session canceled after West Virginia justice resigns

    Special session canceled after West Virginia justice resigns

    Sunday, November 11 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-11-11 05:51:48 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 7:19 PM EST2018-11-12 00:19:08 GMT
    (Craig Hudson/The Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 file photo, West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry leaves the Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse in Charleston, W.Va. after a federal jury was selec...(Craig Hudson/The Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 file photo, West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry leaves the Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse in Charleston, W.Va. after a federal jury was selec...
    West Virginia Supreme Court justice recently convicted of federal criminial charges stepping down on eve of special legislative session that was to consider his removal.
    West Virginia Supreme Court justice recently convicted of federal criminial charges stepping down on eve of special legislative session that was to consider his removal.
  • Kemp pushes Abrams to concede in Georgia gubernatorial race

    Kemp pushes Abrams to concede in Georgia gubernatorial race

    Sunday, November 11 2018 12:18 AM EST2018-11-11 05:18:27 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 6:59 PM EST2018-11-11 23:59:26 GMT
    (AP Photos/John Amis, File). This combination of May 20, 2018, photos shows Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, left, and Brian Kemp in Atlanta.  Democrats and Republicans nationwide will have to wait a bit longer to see if Georgia elects t...(AP Photos/John Amis, File). This combination of May 20, 2018, photos shows Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, left, and Brian Kemp in Atlanta. Democrats and Republicans nationwide will have to wait a bit longer to see if Georgia elects t...
    Republican Brian Kemp is pushing for Democrat Stacey Abrams to concede Georgia's governor's race as civil rights groups urge her to keep fighting.
    Republican Brian Kemp is pushing for Democrat Stacey Abrams to concede Georgia's governor's race as civil rights groups urge her to keep fighting.
  • Romans have their say on breakdown-prone mass transit agency

    Romans have their say on breakdown-prone mass transit agency

    Sunday, November 11 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-11-11 14:28:27 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 3:39 PM EST2018-11-11 20:39:26 GMT
    Romans are having their say at the ballot box on their breakdown-prone, strike-plagued mass transit agency.
    Romans are having their say at the ballot box on their breakdown-prone, strike-plagued mass transit agency.
  • Congo opposition parties unite behind presidential candidate

    Congo opposition parties unite behind presidential candidate

    Sunday, November 11 2018 1:09 PM EST2018-11-11 18:09:52 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 1:18 PM EST2018-11-11 18:18:27 GMT
    Opposition parties in Congo say they are rallying behind one candidate in hopes it will improve his chances of winning next month's presidential election.
    Opposition parties in Congo say they are rallying behind one candidate in hopes it will improve his chances of winning next month's presidential election.
  • Future seems uncertain for Trump's acting attorney general

    Future seems uncertain for Trump's acting attorney general

    Saturday, November 10 2018 12:27 AM EST2018-11-10 05:27:21 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 11:02 AM EST2018-11-11 16:02:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump talks with reporters before departing for France on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is moving to distance himself from Matthew Whitaker, his choice for acting attorney general.
    President Donald Trump is moving to distance himself from Matthew Whitaker, his choice for acting attorney general.
  • Whitaker may have violated group's tax-exempt status

    Whitaker may have violated group's tax-exempt status

    Saturday, November 10 2018 12:37 AM EST2018-11-10 05:37:59 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 8:31 AM EST2018-11-11 13:31:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Protesters gather in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, as part of a nationwide "Protect Mueller" campaign demanding that Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker recuse himself from overseein...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Protesters gather in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, as part of a nationwide "Protect Mueller" campaign demanding that Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker recuse himself from overseein...
    Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker repeatedly chided Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign while he was speaking for a group that is barred by its tax-exempt status from opposing political...
    Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker repeatedly chided Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign while he was speaking for a group that is barred by its tax-exempt status from opposing political candidates.
  • 'Magic' campaign lands 17 black women on Houston courts

    'Magic' campaign lands 17 black women on Houston courts

    Saturday, November 10 2018 10:48 AM EST2018-11-10 15:48:29 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 1:01 AM EST2018-11-11 06:01:03 GMT
    (Christin Mcqueen/Harris County Democratic Party via AP). This photo provided by the Harris County Democratic Party shows a group of 17 African-American women whom are part of an effort dubbed the "Black Girl Magic" campaign. It is the largest number o...(Christin Mcqueen/Harris County Democratic Party via AP). This photo provided by the Harris County Democratic Party shows a group of 17 African-American women whom are part of an effort dubbed the "Black Girl Magic" campaign. It is the largest number o...
    The Houston area's courts are going to be a lot more diverse thanks to a group of 17 African-American women and their "magic".
    The Houston area's courts are going to be a lot more diverse thanks to a group of 17 African-American women and their "magic".
  • West Virginia high court scandal: convicted justice resigns

    West Virginia high court scandal: convicted justice resigns

    Saturday, November 10 2018 7:48 PM EST2018-11-11 00:48:13 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 12:26 AM EST2018-11-11 05:26:21 GMT
    West Virginia's governor says he's accepted letter of resignation from suspended state Supreme Court justice who was convicted last month of 11 federal criminal charges.
    West Virginia's governor says he's accepted letter of resignation from suspended state Supreme Court justice who was convicted last month of 11 federal criminal charges.
  • Sinema continues to inch ahead in slow Arizona vote count

    Sinema continues to inch ahead in slow Arizona vote count

    Saturday, November 10 2018 7:57 PM EST2018-11-11 00:57:51 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 12:25 AM EST2018-11-11 05:25:53 GMT
    Democrat Kyrsten Sinema continues to inch ahead in slow Arizona vote count.
    Democrat Kyrsten Sinema continues to inch ahead in slow Arizona vote count.
  • Recounts ordered in Florida Senate, governor races

    Recounts ordered in Florida Senate, governor races

    Saturday, November 10 2018 7:29 AM EST2018-11-10 12:29:07 GMT
    Sunday, November 11 2018 12:22 AM EST2018-11-11 05:22:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Josh Repogle). Susan Bucher, second right, Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections and Judge August Bonavita, seated at center left, look at provisional ballots in Riviera Beach, Fla., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. A possible recount looms in a tig...(AP Photo/Josh Repogle). Susan Bucher, second right, Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections and Judge August Bonavita, seated at center left, look at provisional ballots in Riviera Beach, Fla., Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. A possible recount looms in a tig...
    Unofficial vote tallies in Florida's elections are due by midday Saturday.
    Unofficial vote tallies in Florida's elections are due by midday Saturday.
  • EU's Tusk likens Polish govt to contemporary 'Bolsheviks'

    EU's Tusk likens Polish govt to contemporary 'Bolsheviks'

    Saturday, November 10 2018 6:47 AM EST2018-11-10 11:47:29 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 4:19 PM EST2018-11-10 21:19:04 GMT
    (Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva via AP). The President of the European Council Donald Tusk speaks at the European People's Party (EPP) congress in Helsinki, Finland, Thursday Nov. 8, 2018. The EPP, the group uniting Europe's center-right parties, has been wr...(Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva via AP). The President of the European Council Donald Tusk speaks at the European People's Party (EPP) congress in Helsinki, Finland, Thursday Nov. 8, 2018. The EPP, the group uniting Europe's center-right parties, has been wr...
    Donald Tusk, the head of the European Council and a former Polish prime minister, has denounced Poland's ruling populists as "contemporary Bolsheviks" who can be defeated.
    Donald Tusk, the head of the European Council and a former Polish prime minister, has denounced Poland's ruling populists as "contemporary Bolsheviks" who can be defeated.
  • Nothing unusual about vote count in Arizona dragging on

    Nothing unusual about vote count in Arizona dragging on

    Friday, November 9 2018 1:17 PM EST2018-11-09 18:17:22 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 3:01 PM EST2018-11-10 20:01:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Workers at the Maricopa County Recorder's Office go through ballots Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Phoenix. There are several races too close to call in Arizona, especially the Senate race between Democratic candidate Kyrsten S...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin). Workers at the Maricopa County Recorder's Office go through ballots Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Phoenix. There are several races too close to call in Arizona, especially the Senate race between Democratic candidate Kyrsten S...
    Every election, it takes weeks for Arizona to count its ballots.
    Every election, it takes weeks for Arizona to count its ballots.
  • GOP candidate called 'Bigfoot erotica' devotee wins race

    GOP candidate called 'Bigfoot erotica' devotee wins race

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 3:51 PM EST2018-11-07 20:51:02 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 7:32 AM EST2018-11-10 12:32:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.). Republican congressional candidate Denver Riggleman claps with the crowd during an election party in Afton, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.(AP Photo/Lee Luther Jr.). Republican congressional candidate Denver Riggleman claps with the crowd during an election party in Afton, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.
    Despite being labeled a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica," a Republican candidate easily won a closely watched congressional race in Virginia.
    Despite being labeled a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica," a Republican candidate easily won a closely watched congressional race in Virginia.
  • Florida finds itself again at center of election controversy

    Florida finds itself again at center of election controversy

    Friday, November 9 2018 12:47 AM EST2018-11-09 05:47:42 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 7:28 AM EST2018-11-10 12:28:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum gives his concession speech as he is joined on stage by his wife R. Jai Gillum, right, and running mate Chris King and his wife Kristen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Tallaha...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum gives his concession speech as he is joined on stage by his wife R. Jai Gillum, right, and running mate Chris King and his wife Kristen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Tallaha...
    Possible recounts loom in Florida races for governor, US Senate as Republicans hold razor-thin leads in both contests.
    Possible recounts loom in Florida races for governor, US Senate as Republicans hold razor-thin leads in both contests.
  • Georgia Democrat searching for votes days after election

    Georgia Democrat searching for votes days after election

    Saturday, November 10 2018 1:29 AM EST2018-11-10 06:29:11 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 6:48 AM EST2018-11-10 11:48:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Martin). Helen Brosnan, of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, trains volunteers who are working the phones in a warehouse, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Atlanta, where they are frantically trying to reach Georgians who voted with provisi...(AP Photo/Jeff Martin). Helen Brosnan, of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, trains volunteers who are working the phones in a warehouse, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Atlanta, where they are frantically trying to reach Georgians who voted with provisi...
    Volunteers are trying to find ballots that could help Democrat Stacey Abrams close the gap against Republican Brian Kemp in Georgia's unresolved race for governor.
    Volunteers are trying to find ballots that could help Democrat Stacey Abrams close the gap against Republican Brian Kemp in Georgia's unresolved race for governor.
  • Sri Lanka president dissolves Parliament, calls for election

    Sri Lanka president dissolves Parliament, calls for election

    Saturday, November 10 2018 1:57 AM EST2018-11-10 06:57:22 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 6:11 AM EST2018-11-10 11:11:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018, file photo, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, center, waves to supporters during a rally outside the parliamentary complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sirisena on Friday, Nov. 9, 201...(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018, file photo, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, center, waves to supporters during a rally outside the parliamentary complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sirisena on Friday, Nov. 9, 201...
    Sri Lanka's president has dissolved Parliament and called for Jan. 5 elections in a bid to stave off a deepening crisis over his dismissal of the prime minister that opponents say is unconstitutional.
    Sri Lanka's president has dissolved Parliament and called for Jan. 5 elections in a bid to stave off a deepening crisis over his dismissal of the prime minister that opponents say is unconstitutional.
  • Whitaker led group that may have violated tax-exempt status

    Whitaker led group that may have violated tax-exempt status

    Friday, November 9 2018 8:47 PM EST2018-11-10 01:47:18 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 1:19 AM EST2018-11-10 06:19:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Protesters gather in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, as part of a nationwide "Protect Mueller" campaign demanding that Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker recuse himself from overseein...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Protesters gather in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, as part of a nationwide "Protect Mueller" campaign demanding that Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker recuse himself from overseein...
    Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker repeatedly chided Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign while he was speaking for a group that is barred by its tax-exempt status from opposing political...
    Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker repeatedly chided Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign while he was speaking for a group that is barred by its tax-exempt status from opposing political candidates.
  • Settlement reached in tight Arizona Senate vote count

    Settlement reached in tight Arizona Senate vote count

    Friday, November 9 2018 2:27 AM EST2018-11-09 07:27:40 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-11-10 05:51:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri). U.S. Sen-elect Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., speaks to a supporter at the Barton Barr Central Library, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 in Phoenix. Sinema and Republican challenger Martha McSally are seeking the senate seat being vacated by Je...(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri). U.S. Sen-elect Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., speaks to a supporter at the Barton Barr Central Library, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 in Phoenix. Sinema and Republican challenger Martha McSally are seeking the senate seat being vacated by Je...
    As the Arizona Senate vote count starts to tip into Democratic terrain, a judge Friday will hear a lawsuit by the GOP seeking to limit the tally.
    As the Arizona Senate vote count starts to tip into Democratic terrain, a judge Friday will hear a lawsuit by the GOP seeking to limit the tally.
  • Sri Lanka president dissolves Parliament, calls for election

    Sri Lanka president dissolves Parliament, calls for election

    Friday, November 9 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-11-10 01:17:52 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-11-10 05:51:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018, file photo, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, center, waves to supporters during a rally outside the parliamentary complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sirisena on Friday, Nov. 9, 201...(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File). FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018, file photo, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, center, waves to supporters during a rally outside the parliamentary complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sirisena on Friday, Nov. 9, 201...
    Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has dissolved Parliament and called for fresh elections amid a deepening political crisis.
    Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has dissolved Parliament and called for fresh elections amid a deepening political crisis.
  • Thin ice for new acting AG? Trump says 'I don't know' him

    Thin ice for new acting AG? Trump says 'I don't know' him

    Friday, November 9 2018 10:57 AM EST2018-11-09 15:57:51 GMT
    Saturday, November 10 2018 12:07 AM EST2018-11-10 05:07:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Protesters gather in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, as part of a nationwide "Protect Mueller" campaign demanding that Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker recuse himself from overseein...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Protesters gather in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, as part of a nationwide "Protect Mueller" campaign demanding that Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker recuse himself from overseein...
    President Donald Trump is moving to distance himself from Matthew Whitaker, his choice for acting attorney general.
    President Donald Trump is moving to distance himself from Matthew Whitaker, his choice for acting attorney general.
  • Democrats gain ground in California US House battles

    Democrats gain ground in California US House battles

    Friday, November 9 2018 8:18 PM EST2018-11-10 01:18:10 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 11:47 PM EST2018-11-10 04:47:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Katie Hill, a Democratic Party candidate from California's 25th congressional district speak waves at supporters during an election watch party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Santa Clarita, Calif. Hill is running against Repu...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Katie Hill, a Democratic Party candidate from California's 25th congressional district speak waves at supporters during an election watch party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Santa Clarita, Calif. Hill is running against Repu...
    Democrat Katie Hill has captured the last Republican-held U.S. House seat anchored in Los Angeles County, beating Rep. Steve Knight.
    Democrat Katie Hill has captured the last Republican-held U.S. House seat anchored in Los Angeles County, beating Rep. Steve Knight.
  • Volunteers track down Georgia voters by phone and on foot

    Volunteers track down Georgia voters by phone and on foot

    Friday, November 9 2018 3:08 AM EST2018-11-09 08:08:45 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 9:27 PM EST2018-11-10 02:27:23 GMT
    (AP Photos/John Amis, File). This combination of May 20, 2018, photos shows Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, left, and Brian Kemp in Atlanta.  Democrats and Republicans nationwide will have to wait a bit longer to see if Georgia elects t...(AP Photos/John Amis, File). This combination of May 20, 2018, photos shows Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, left, and Brian Kemp in Atlanta. Democrats and Republicans nationwide will have to wait a bit longer to see if Georgia elects t...
    Republican Brian Kemp is behaving like he's the next governor of Georgia, even though his Democratic rival Stacey Abrams insists there are votes left to count.
    Republican Brian Kemp is behaving like he's the next governor of Georgia, even though his Democratic rival Stacey Abrams insists there are votes left to count.
  • Trump opens armistice visit to France with jab at Macron

    Trump opens armistice visit to France with jab at Macron

    Friday, November 9 2018 10:18 AM EST2018-11-09 15:18:15 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-11-10 00:59:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Paris, Friday Nov. 9, 2018, where they will participate in World War I commemorations.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Paris, Friday Nov. 9, 2018, where they will participate in World War I commemorations.
    President Donald Trump is heading to Paris on a post-midterms trip to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.
    President Donald Trump is heading to Paris on a post-midterms trip to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.
  • Correction: Election 2018-Turnout story

    Correction: Election 2018-Turnout story

    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:19 PM EST2018-11-08 23:19:05 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 6:27 PM EST2018-11-09 23:27:15 GMT
    (John R. Ehlke /West Bend Daily News via AP). Julie Skomski checks in with a line of people behind her on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 while voting in the midterm election at the District No. 4 location at CrossWay Church in Germantown, Wis.(John R. Ehlke /West Bend Daily News via AP). Julie Skomski checks in with a line of people behind her on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 while voting in the midterm election at the District No. 4 location at CrossWay Church in Germantown, Wis.
    Not on the ballot, but Trump triggers massive midterm turnout.
    Not on the ballot, but Trump triggers massive midterm turnout.
  • Democrats' House takeover spurs hope for farm bill this year

    Democrats' House takeover spurs hope for farm bill this year

    Friday, November 9 2018 12:37 AM EST2018-11-09 05:37:37 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 4:09 PM EST2018-11-09 21:09:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File). FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2014, file photo, Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., listens to a question in Hot Springs, Ark. Prospects for Congress passing a new five-year farm bill before the end of the year have improved in th...(AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File). FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2014, file photo, Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., listens to a question in Hot Springs, Ark. Prospects for Congress passing a new five-year farm bill before the end of the year have improved in th...
    Observers say prospects for Congress passing a new five-year farm bill before the end of the year have improved in the wake of this week's midterm elections.
    Observers say prospects for Congress passing a new five-year farm bill before the end of the year have improved in the wake of this week's midterm elections.
  • Despite loss, Beto O'Rourke's run reveals a changing Texas

    Despite loss, Beto O'Rourke's run reveals a changing Texas

    Friday, November 9 2018 12:17 PM EST2018-11-09 17:17:06 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 2:52 PM EST2018-11-09 19:52:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, makes his concession speech at his election night party in El Paso, Texas. O'Rourke didn't turn Tex...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, the 2018 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, makes his concession speech at his election night party in El Paso, Texas. O'Rourke didn't turn Tex...
    Despite losing Senate bid, Beto O'Rourke reveals a Texas that is turning much less red.
    Despite losing Senate bid, Beto O'Rourke reveals a Texas that is turning much less red.
  • Acting AG faced criticism for case against gay Iowa Democrat

    Acting AG faced criticism for case against gay Iowa Democrat

    Friday, November 9 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-11-09 05:17:33 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 12:19 PM EST2018-11-09 17:19:11 GMT
    Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker faced criticism for pursuing case against gay Iowa Democrat.
    Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker faced criticism for pursuing case against gay Iowa Democrat.
  • Trump administration finalizes birth control opt-out policy

    Trump administration finalizes birth control opt-out policy

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 6:09 PM EST2018-11-07 23:09:48 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 12:10 PM EST2018-11-09 17:10:23 GMT
    A day after midterm elections, Trump administration finalizes birth control opt-out for employers with religious and moral objections.
    A day after midterm elections, Trump administration finalizes birth control opt-out for employers with religious and moral objections.
  • Trump's advisers worried about Mueller's next steps

    Trump's advisers worried about Mueller's next steps

    Friday, November 9 2018 12:48 AM EST2018-11-09 05:48:02 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 12:01 PM EST2018-11-09 17:01:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Protestors gather in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, as part of a nationwide "Protect Mueller" campaign demanding that acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker recuse himself from ove...(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Protestors gather in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, as part of a nationwide "Protect Mueller" campaign demanding that acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker recuse himself from ove...
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has kept a low profile for the last month. The White House worries that's about to change.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller has kept a low profile for the last month. The White House worries that's about to change.
  • Indictments? Final report? White House braces for Mueller

    Indictments? Final report? White House braces for Mueller

    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-11-08 23:29:18 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 6:39 AM EST2018-11-09 11:39:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). President Donald Trump arrives for a ceremony for new Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh at the Supreme Court, in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). President Donald Trump arrives for a ceremony for new Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh at the Supreme Court, in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller lay low for the last month. The White House worries that's about to change.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller lay low for the last month. The White House worries that's about to change.
  • Georgia's Kemp says he's governor-elect, Abrams fights on

    Georgia's Kemp says he's governor-elect, Abrams fights on

    Thursday, November 8 2018 10:27 AM EST2018-11-08 15:27:54 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 3:20 AM EST2018-11-09 08:20:21 GMT
    (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP). Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp speaks with supporters after a long election night in Athens, Ga., Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Georgia's hotly contested and potentially historic governor...(Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP). Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp speaks with supporters after a long election night in Athens, Ga., Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Georgia's hotly contested and potentially historic governor...
    Republican Brian Kemp resigned Thursday as Georgia's secretary of state, a day after his campaign said he's captured enough votes to become governor, even though his rival is conceding nothing.
    Republican Brian Kemp resigned Thursday as Georgia's secretary of state, a day after his campaign said he's captured enough votes to become governor, even though his rival is conceding nothing.
  • Democrats promise congressional action on gun control

    Democrats promise congressional action on gun control

    Friday, November 9 2018 12:47 AM EST2018-11-09 05:47:34 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 1:50 AM EST2018-11-09 06:50:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks in during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Pelosi says she's confident she will win enough support to be elected speaker of th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks in during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Pelosi says she's confident she will win enough support to be elected speaker of th...
    Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings.
    Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings.
  • Obama's health insurance overhaul a winner in midterms

    Obama's health insurance overhaul a winner in midterms

    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:37 AM EST2018-11-08 05:37:29 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 1:28 AM EST2018-11-09 06:28:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Maine gubernatorial candidate, Democrat Janet Mills celebrates her victory at her election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Portland, Maine.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola). Maine gubernatorial candidate, Democrat Janet Mills celebrates her victory at her election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Portland, Maine.
    Obama's health insurance overhaul emerges as a winner in midterms eight years after opposition to it helped the GOP take over the House.
    Obama's health insurance overhaul emerges as a winner in midterms eight years after opposition to it helped the GOP take over the House.
  • Conservatives push for change after GOP loses the House

    Conservatives push for change after GOP loses the House

    Friday, November 9 2018 12:37 AM EST2018-11-09 05:37:53 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 1:11 AM EST2018-11-09 06:11:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., answers a question during his appearance with the Public Policy Institute of California, in Sacramento, Calif. Republicans lost their majority in...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., answers a question during his appearance with the Public Policy Institute of California, in Sacramento, Calif. Republicans lost their majority in...
    Republicans lost their majority in this week's midterm elections, and conservatives are blaming the GOP establishment and angling for changes.
    Republicans lost their majority in this week's midterm elections, and conservatives are blaming the GOP establishment and angling for changes.
  • Election results offer more evidence of urban-rural divide

    Election results offer more evidence of urban-rural divide

    Friday, November 9 2018 12:30 AM EST2018-11-09 05:30:49 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 12:50 AM EST2018-11-09 05:50:58 GMT
    (Bev Horne/Daily Herald via AP)/Daily Herald via AP). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2018 file photo, Illinois Sixth Congressional District winner Sean Casten takes questions at a press  conference in Downers Grove, Ill., about his win in the Nov. 6, 2018 gene...(Bev Horne/Daily Herald via AP)/Daily Herald via AP). FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2018 file photo, Illinois Sixth Congressional District winner Sean Casten takes questions at a press conference in Downers Grove, Ill., about his win in the Nov. 6, 2018 gene...
    Midterm election results offer more evidence of nation's deepening urban-rural divide.
    Midterm election results offer more evidence of nation's deepening urban-rural divide.
  • Florida faces prospect of recounts in governor, Senate races

    Florida faces prospect of recounts in governor, Senate races

    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:57 PM EST2018-11-09 02:57:30 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 12:48 AM EST2018-11-09 05:48:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum gives his concession speech as he is joined on stage by his wife R. Jai Gillum, right, and running mate Chris King and his wife Kristen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Tallaha...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum gives his concession speech as he is joined on stage by his wife R. Jai Gillum, right, and running mate Chris King and his wife Kristen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Tallaha...
    Democrat Andrew Gillum's campaign says it's prepared for a recount in the Florida governor race he conceded to Republican Ron DeSantis on Tuesday night.
    Democrat Andrew Gillum's campaign says it's prepared for a recount in the Florida governor race he conceded to Republican Ron DeSantis on Tuesday night.
  • Conservatives agitate for change after GOP loses the House

    Conservatives agitate for change after GOP loses the House

    Thursday, November 8 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-11-09 01:17:30 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 12:38 AM EST2018-11-09 05:38:23 GMT
    Republicans lost their majority in this week's midterm elections, and conservatives are blaming the GOP establishment and angling for changes.
    Republicans lost their majority in this week's midterm elections, and conservatives are blaming the GOP establishment and angling for changes.
  • Asian stock markets sink after Wall Street rally fades

    Asian stock markets sink after Wall Street rally fades

    Thursday, November 8 2018 10:28 AM EST2018-11-08 15:28:04 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 11:08 PM EST2018-11-09 04:08:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo specialist Anthony Rinaldi, left, works with trader Fred DeMarco on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Nov. 8.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Oct. 26, 2016, file photo specialist Anthony Rinaldi, left, works with trader Fred DeMarco on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Nov. 8.
    US stocks are slightly lower Thursday as technology companies and homebuilders slide following the market's big rally the day before.
    US stocks are slightly lower Thursday as technology companies and homebuilders slide following the market's big rally the day before.
  • Democrats vow action on gun control after Calif. shooting

    Democrats vow action on gun control after Calif. shooting

    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:47 PM EST2018-11-08 22:47:25 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:47 PM EST2018-11-09 02:47:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks in during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Pelosi says she's confident she will win enough support to be elected speaker of th...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks in during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Pelosi says she's confident she will win enough support to be elected speaker of th...
    Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings.
    Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings.
  • Mother on a mission: Gun control advocate wins US House race

    Mother on a mission: Gun control advocate wins US House race

    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:47 AM EST2018-11-08 14:47:17 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:20 PM EST2018-11-09 02:20:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mike Stewart). A Fulton County election worker counts provisional ballots, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Atlanta. Malfunctioning voting machines, missing power cords, and hours-long lines at the polls are being scrutinized in Georgia, where the...(AP Photo/Mike Stewart). A Fulton County election worker counts provisional ballots, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Atlanta. Malfunctioning voting machines, missing power cords, and hours-long lines at the polls are being scrutinized in Georgia, where the...
    GOP Rep. Karen Handel concedes long-red House seat in Atlanta suburbs to Democratic rival.
    GOP Rep. Karen Handel concedes long-red House seat in Atlanta suburbs to Democratic rival.
  • The Latest: State AGs call on Whitaker to recuse himself

    The Latest: State AGs call on Whitaker to recuse himself

    Thursday, November 8 2018 10:19 AM EST2018-11-08 15:19:12 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:20 PM EST2018-11-09 02:20:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Counselor to President Donald Trump Kellyanne Conway, is interviewed on television at the White House's North Lawn in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Counselor to President Donald Trump Kellyanne Conway, is interviewed on television at the White House's North Lawn in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.
    White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says the exit of Attorney General Jeff Sessions is "not a constitutional crisis.".
    White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says the exit of Attorney General Jeff Sessions is "not a constitutional crisis.".
  • Judge refuses to limit Arizona vote count, sets hearing

    Judge refuses to limit Arizona vote count, sets hearing

    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:57 PM EST2018-11-08 22:57:46 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:19 PM EST2018-11-09 02:19:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bob Christie). A supporter crosses her fingers as she talks with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema, at a get-out-the-vote event at the Arizona Education Association headquarters in Phoenix,  Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Sinema is fac...(AP Photo/Bob Christie). A supporter crosses her fingers as she talks with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema, at a get-out-the-vote event at the Arizona Education Association headquarters in Phoenix, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Sinema is fac...
    A judge rejected GOP demands to immediately limit vote counts in the razor-tight U.S. Senate race in Arizona and set a hearing on the challenge affecting about 5,600 votes in the state's most populous county.
    A judge rejected GOP demands to immediately limit vote counts in the razor-tight U.S. Senate race in Arizona and set a hearing on the challenge affecting about 5,600 votes in the state's most populous county.
  • Delaware politicians bury a hatchet in post-election ritual

    Delaware politicians bury a hatchet in post-election ritual

    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:17 PM EST2018-11-09 02:17:36 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:19 PM EST2018-11-09 02:19:31 GMT
    (Jason Minto/Wilmington News Journal via AP). Local party leaders join hands and symbolically "bury the hatchet" during the Sussex County Return Day in Georgetown, Del., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Following the nation's rancorous midterm elections, Delawa...(Jason Minto/Wilmington News Journal via AP). Local party leaders join hands and symbolically "bury the hatchet" during the Sussex County Return Day in Georgetown, Del., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Following the nation's rancorous midterm elections, Delawa...
    Burying the hatchet: Following the nation's rancorous midterm elections, Delaware politicians are gathering for a time-honored, post-campaign ritual to settle their partisan differences, if only for the moment.
    Burying the hatchet: Following the nation's rancorous midterm elections, Delaware politicians are gathering for a time-honored, post-campaign ritual to settle their partisan differences, if only for the moment.
  • Hannity a no-show for Fox's election night coverage

    Hannity a no-show for Fox's election night coverage

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 5:17 PM EST2018-11-07 22:17:17 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 8:18 PM EST2018-11-09 01:18:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). President Donald Trump shakes hands with Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity, right, during a campaign rally Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). President Donald Trump shakes hands with Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity, right, during a campaign rally Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
    Sean Hannity didn't appear on Fox's election night coverage, after the network scolded him and colleague Jeanine Pirro for being onstage at President Trump's final campaign rally before the midterms.
    Sean Hannity didn't appear on Fox's election night coverage, after the network scolded him and colleague Jeanine Pirro for being onstage at President Trump's final campaign rally before the midterms.
  • LGBT triumphs: 2 governorships, at least 9 seats in Congress

    LGBT triumphs: 2 governorships, at least 9 seats in Congress

    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:37 PM EST2018-11-08 22:37:27 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 8:01 PM EST2018-11-09 01:01:41 GMT
    (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette via AP). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Colorado Governor-elect Jared Polis hugs his Lt. Governor-elect Dianne Primavera during his victory speech at the watch party for Colorado Democrats at a hotel in do...(Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette via AP). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Colorado Governor-elect Jared Polis hugs his Lt. Governor-elect Dianne Primavera during his victory speech at the watch party for Colorado Democrats at a hotel in do...
    LGBT candidates scored a raft of notable election victories _ winning two governorships, at least nine seats in Congress, and their first-ever legislative seats in Indiana, Kansas and Nebraska.
    LGBT candidates scored a raft of notable election victories _ winning two governorships, at least nine seats in Congress, and their first-ever legislative seats in Indiana, Kansas and Nebraska.
  • After Kansas loss, Kobach could join Trump administration

    After Kansas loss, Kobach could join Trump administration

    Thursday, November 8 2018 3:47 PM EST2018-11-08 20:47:35 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:40 PM EST2018-11-08 23:40:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach speaks during an election night rally in Topeka, Kan. Kobach rode his national reputation as an activist fighting illegal immi...(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File). FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Kansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach speaks during an election night rally in Topeka, Kan. Kobach rode his national reputation as an activist fighting illegal immi...
    After failed bid for Kansas governor, Kobach could land next job in Trump administration.
    After failed bid for Kansas governor, Kobach could land next job in Trump administration.
  • Women split vote as GOP gets Tennessee's 1st female senator

    Women split vote as GOP gets Tennessee's 1st female senator

    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:09 PM EST2018-11-08 23:09:37 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:31 PM EST2018-11-08 23:31:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., watches election returns in her race for the U.S. Senate with former Gov. Phil Bredesen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Franklin, Tenn.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., watches election returns in her race for the U.S. Senate with former Gov. Phil Bredesen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Franklin, Tenn.
    Women voters were split on electing Republican Marsha Blackburn as Tennessee's first female U.S. senator.
    Women voters were split on electing Republican Marsha Blackburn as Tennessee's first female U.S. senator.
  • Indiana's Young seeks to lead Senate GOP campaign committee

    Indiana's Young seeks to lead Senate GOP campaign committee

    Thursday, November 8 2018 3:37 PM EST2018-11-08 20:37:18 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:09 PM EST2018-11-08 23:09:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., speaks at a campaign rally featuring President Donald Trump at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., speaks at a campaign rally featuring President Donald Trump at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Ind., Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.
    Indiana Sen. Todd Young launches a bid to become chairman of the National Republican Senate Committee during the 2020 election cycle.
    Indiana Sen. Todd Young launches a bid to become chairman of the National Republican Senate Committee during the 2020 election cycle.
  • Acting AG Whitaker has thoughts on Mueller's Russia probe

    Acting AG Whitaker has thoughts on Mueller's Russia probe

    Thursday, November 8 2018 1:57 PM EST2018-11-08 18:57:24 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:01 PM EST2018-11-08 23:01:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, then-Iowa Republican senatorial candidate and former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker watches before a live televised debate in Johnston, Iowa. President Donald Trump announced ...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, then-Iowa Republican senatorial candidate and former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker watches before a live televised debate in Johnston, Iowa. President Donald Trump announced ...
    Trump's new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, has thoughts on Mueller's Russia probe.
    Trump's new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, has thoughts on Mueller's Russia probe.
  • Record 42 Latinos to serve in Congress; 1 race undecided

    Record 42 Latinos to serve in Congress; 1 race undecided

    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:28 PM EST2018-11-08 17:28:12 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:21 PM EST2018-11-08 22:21:52 GMT
    (Alisha Jucevic/The Columbian via AP). Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R- Wash. talks with the media at the Clark County Public Service Center after early election results Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Vancouver, Wash.(Alisha Jucevic/The Columbian via AP). Incumbent U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R- Wash. talks with the media at the Clark County Public Service Center after early election results Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Vancouver, Wash.
    More Latinos will serve in Congress next year than ever before _ at least 42, with a House race in California to be decided.
    More Latinos will serve in Congress next year than ever before _ at least 42, with a House race in California to be decided.
  • Transgender gubernatorial nominee reflects on campaign

    Transgender gubernatorial nominee reflects on campaign

    Thursday, November 8 2018 4:17 PM EST2018-11-08 21:17:25 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:09 PM EST2018-11-08 22:09:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Democratic gubernatorial challenger Christine Hallquist addresses supporters as she delivers her concession speech during an election night rally party in Burlington, Vt., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Hallquist lost to incumbent Rep...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Democratic gubernatorial challenger Christine Hallquist addresses supporters as she delivers her concession speech during an election night rally party in Burlington, Vt., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Hallquist lost to incumbent Rep...
    The country's first major party transgender candidate for governor says she has no idea what she will do next after losing the election in Vermont but Christine Hallquist says she's keeping all of her options open.
    The country's first major party transgender candidate for governor says she has no idea what she will do next after losing the election in Vermont but Christine Hallquist says she's keeping all of her options open.
  • Nielsen says 36.1 million people watched midterm returns

    Nielsen says 36.1 million people watched midterm returns

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 6:36 PM EST2018-11-07 23:36:57 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:09 PM EST2018-11-08 22:09:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter). Fox News announces U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, as the winner over challenger Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, during the Dallas County Republican Party election night watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at The Statler Hotel ...(AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter). Fox News announces U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, as the winner over challenger Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, during the Dallas County Republican Party election night watch party on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at The Statler Hotel ...
    An estimated 36.1 million people viewed midterm election returns.
    An estimated 36.1 million people viewed midterm election returns.
  • Cybersecurity officials start focusing on the 2020 elections

    Cybersecurity officials start focusing on the 2020 elections

    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:58 AM EST2018-11-08 05:58:25 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 4:41 PM EST2018-11-08 21:41:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File). FILE - This Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 file photo shows a business center building known as the "troll factory", an Internet Research Agency, one of a web of companies allegedly controlled by Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has re...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, File). FILE - This Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 file photo shows a business center building known as the "troll factory", an Internet Research Agency, one of a web of companies allegedly controlled by Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has re...
    Midterm election voting has come and gone, and cybersecurity officials say they are not aware of voting system compromises by Russia or other foreign agents.
    Midterm election voting has come and gone, and cybersecurity officials say they are not aware of voting system compromises by Russia or other foreign agents.
  • The Latest: Abrams campaign says it will fight on

    The Latest: Abrams campaign says it will fight on

    Thursday, November 8 2018 10:17 AM EST2018-11-08 15:17:42 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 4:21 PM EST2018-11-08 21:21:05 GMT
    (AP Photos/John Amis, File). This combination of May 20, 2018, photos shows Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, left, and Brian Kemp in Atlanta.  Democrats and Republicans nationwide will have to wait a bit longer to see if Georgia elects t...(AP Photos/John Amis, File). This combination of May 20, 2018, photos shows Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, left, and Brian Kemp in Atlanta. Democrats and Republicans nationwide will have to wait a bit longer to see if Georgia elects t...
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp says he is resigning as Georgia's secretary of state.
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp says he is resigning as Georgia's secretary of state.
  • Trump, Pelosi talk about getting along - until they don't

    Trump, Pelosi talk about getting along - until they don't

    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:37 AM EST2018-11-08 05:37:42 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 3:51 PM EST2018-11-08 20:51:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018.
    Trump and Pelosi talk about working together before issuing warnings if partisanship prevails.
    Trump and Pelosi talk about working together before issuing warnings if partisanship prevails.
  • Michigan State getting 2 new trustees amid Nassar fallout

    Michigan State getting 2 new trustees amid Nassar fallout

    Thursday, November 8 2018 8:47 AM EST2018-11-08 13:47:59 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 3:02 PM EST2018-11-08 20:02:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics and member of Michigan State's sports medicine staff, sits in court during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. On Tuesday, N...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File). FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, Larry Nassar, a former doctor for USA Gymnastics and member of Michigan State's sports medicine staff, sits in court during his sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. On Tuesday, N...
    Voters backed two new Democrats for the Michigan State University Board of Trustees as the school continues to deal with the fallout involving sexual assaults by now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar.
    Voters backed two new Democrats for the Michigan State University Board of Trustees as the school continues to deal with the fallout involving sexual assaults by now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar.
  • Minnesota AG-elect Ellison resigning as DNC deputy chair

    Minnesota AG-elect Ellison resigning as DNC deputy chair

    Thursday, November 8 2018 1:01 PM EST2018-11-08 18:01:11 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 2:41 PM EST2018-11-08 19:41:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien). Minnesota Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison speaks during the election night event held by the Democratic Party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn.(AP Photo/Hannah Foslien). Minnesota Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison speaks during the election night event held by the Democratic Party Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn.
    Minnesota Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison says he is resigning as deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
    Minnesota Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison says he is resigning as deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
  • Native American women's election to US House celebrated

    Native American women's election to US House celebrated

    Thursday, November 8 2018 2:17 AM EST2018-11-08 07:17:28 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 2:40 PM EST2018-11-08 19:40:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Democrat house candidate Sharice Davids speaks to supporters at a victory party in Olathe, Kan. Davids defeated Republican incumbent Kevin Yoder to win the Kansas' 3rd C...(AP Photo/Colin E. Braley, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Democrat house candidate Sharice Davids speaks to supporters at a victory party in Olathe, Kan. Davids defeated Republican incumbent Kevin Yoder to win the Kansas' 3rd C...
    As a girl, Debra Haaland remembers joining her grandmother as she chopped wood and fetched water for her home in tiny Mesita, a Native American community situated amid mesas in the high desert west of Albuquerque.
    As a girl, Debra Haaland remembers joining her grandmother as she chopped wood and fetched water for her home in tiny Mesita, a Native American community situated amid mesas in the high desert west of Albuquerque.
  • Thousands share photo of ex-inmate with #VOTED sticker

    Thousands share photo of ex-inmate with #VOTED sticker

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 4:09 PM EST2018-11-07 21:09:06 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 2:34 PM EST2018-11-08 19:34:18 GMT
    A photo showing former death row inmate Anthony Ray Hinton mid-laugh with a #VOTED sticker on his forehead has captured the social media spotlight.
    A photo showing former death row inmate Anthony Ray Hinton mid-laugh with a #VOTED sticker on his forehead has captured the social media spotlight.
  • Key House Democrat promises hearings on GOP tax package

    Key House Democrat promises hearings on GOP tax package

    Thursday, November 8 2018 1:47 PM EST2018-11-08 18:47:41 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-11-08 19:31:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo, House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the Democrats gaining control of the Hou...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo, House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. With the Democrats gaining control of the Hou...
    The Democratic lawmaker poised to lead the powerful tax-writing committee in the House says he'd consider President Donald Trump's proposal for a middle-income tax cut, but only if there are adjustments on tax...
    The Democratic lawmaker poised to lead the powerful tax-writing committee in the House says he'd consider President Donald Trump's proposal for a middle-income tax cut, but only if there are adjustments on tax rates for top income earners.
  • With new Justice official, fate of Russia probe in question

    With new Justice official, fate of Russia probe in question

    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:38 AM EST2018-11-08 05:38:19 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 2:07 PM EST2018-11-08 19:07:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Jeff Sessions returns to his home in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Sessions was pushed out Wednesday as Attorney General after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump over ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Jeff Sessions returns to his home in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Sessions was pushed out Wednesday as Attorney General after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump over ...
    Sessions' exit from Justice Department raises questions about fate of special counsel's Russia probe.
    Sessions' exit from Justice Department raises questions about fate of special counsel's Russia probe.
  • Arizona GOP sues to limit mail-in ballots in US Senate race

    Arizona GOP sues to limit mail-in ballots in US Senate race

    Thursday, November 8 2018 1:47 AM EST2018-11-08 06:47:11 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 1:50 PM EST2018-11-08 18:50:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bob Christie). A supporter crosses her fingers as she talks with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema, at a get-out-the-vote event at the Arizona Education Association headquarters in Phoenix,  Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Sinema is fac...(AP Photo/Bob Christie). A supporter crosses her fingers as she talks with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema, at a get-out-the-vote event at the Arizona Education Association headquarters in Phoenix, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Sinema is fac...
    Republicans filed a lawsuit Wednesday night to challenge the way some Arizona counties count mail-in ballots as election officials began to slowly tally more than 600,000 outstanding votes in the narrow U.S. Senate...
    Republicans filed a lawsuit Wednesday night to challenge the way some Arizona counties count mail-in ballots as election officials began to slowly tally more than 600,000 outstanding votes in the narrow U.S. Senate race -- a task that could take days.
  • 2 dead in continuing unrest in W. African country of Guinea

    2 dead in continuing unrest in W. African country of Guinea

    Thursday, November 8 2018 1:27 PM EST2018-11-08 18:27:44 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 1:40 PM EST2018-11-08 18:40:27 GMT
    Authorities say two men have been killed in the West African country of Guinea amid months of political unrest after disputed municipal elections earlier this year.
    Authorities say two men have been killed in the West African country of Guinea amid months of political unrest after disputed municipal elections earlier this year.
  • Trump, Democrats can take 2020 clues from midterm elections

    Trump, Democrats can take 2020 clues from midterm elections

    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:08 AM EST2018-11-08 11:08:35 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 1:30 PM EST2018-11-08 18:30:55 GMT
    (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP). Ron DeSantis and his wife Casey celebrate after winning the Florida Governor's race during DeSantis' party at the Rosen Centre in Orlando on Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.(Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP). Ron DeSantis and his wife Casey celebrate after winning the Florida Governor's race during DeSantis' party at the Rosen Centre in Orlando on Orlando, Fla., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.
    This week's midterm elections offer revealing lessons for both major political parties as battle lines begin to emerge for the 2020 presidential election.
    This week's midterm elections offer revealing lessons for both major political parties as battle lines begin to emerge for the 2020 presidential election.
  • No voters showed up to this polling place on Election Day

    No voters showed up to this polling place on Election Day

    Thursday, November 8 2018 11:07 AM EST2018-11-08 16:07:10 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:57 PM EST2018-11-08 17:57:26 GMT
    Rhode Island elections officials say one polling place in Providence did not see a single voter during the midterm elections earlier this week.
    Rhode Island elections officials say one polling place in Providence did not see a single voter during the midterm elections earlier this week.
  • Democratic chair says Trump is 'absolutely' beatable in 2020

    Democratic chair says Trump is 'absolutely' beatable in 2020

    Thursday, November 8 2018 11:17 AM EST2018-11-08 16:17:22 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:42 PM EST2018-11-08 17:42:41 GMT
    DNC chairman Tom Perez says Democrats can 'absolutely' defeat President Donald Trump in 2020, and that the 2018 results show that "we can win everywhere.".
    DNC chairman Tom Perez says Democrats can 'absolutely' defeat President Donald Trump in 2020, and that the 2018 results show that "we can win everywhere.".
  • 41 Latinos in Congress, 2 races still undecided

    41 Latinos in Congress, 2 races still undecided

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 6:41 PM EST2018-11-07 23:41:04 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-11-08 17:04:47 GMT
    (Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez celebrates his re-election in Hoboken, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, while Gov. Phil Murphy stands at right.(Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez celebrates his re-election in Hoboken, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, while Gov. Phil Murphy stands at right.
    The number of Latinos serving in Congress will rise to at least 40 in the new year, and that figure most likely will increase when three undecided races are called.
    The number of Latinos serving in Congress will rise to at least 40 in the new year, and that figure most likely will increase when three undecided races are called.
  • Trump mocks GOP losers who kept their distance from him

    Trump mocks GOP losers who kept their distance from him

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 7:51 AM EST2018-11-07 12:51:04 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-11-08 16:12:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). President Donald Trump looks at his watch near the end of a campaign rally Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). President Donald Trump looks at his watch near the end of a campaign rally Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
    With the loss of the Republican majority in the House, President Donald Trump is facing the prospect of endless House investigations and fresh questions about the resilience of his unorthodox political coalition.
    With the loss of the Republican majority in the House, President Donald Trump is facing the prospect of endless House investigations and fresh questions about the resilience of his unorthodox political coalition.
  • EU envoy says 'much more work' needed to clinch Brexit deal

    EU envoy says 'much more work' needed to clinch Brexit deal

    Thursday, November 8 2018 10:07 AM EST2018-11-08 15:07:23 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 11:10 AM EST2018-11-08 16:10:35 GMT
    (Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva via AP). European Chief Negotiator for the United Kingdom Exiting the European Union, French Michel Barnier and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, right, at the European People's Party (EPP) congress in Helsinki, Finland,...(Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva via AP). European Chief Negotiator for the United Kingdom Exiting the European Union, French Michel Barnier and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, right, at the European People's Party (EPP) congress in Helsinki, Finland,...
    The European Union's Brexit negotiator says gaps must still be bridged in talks on the U.K.'s departure from the bloc, with time running out to secure a deal.
    The European Union's Brexit negotiator says gaps must still be bridged in talks on the U.K.'s departure from the bloc, with time running out to secure a deal.
  • Florida passes amendment to restore felons' voting rights

    Florida passes amendment to restore felons' voting rights

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-11-08 01:17:09 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 10:33 AM EST2018-11-08 15:33:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Coral Nichols, vice president and co-founder of Empowered to Change Inc., poses for a photograph in her office Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Seminole, Fla. Coral is one of around 1.4 million Floridians who stand to get their vot...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Coral Nichols, vice president and co-founder of Empowered to Change Inc., poses for a photograph in her office Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Seminole, Fla. Coral is one of around 1.4 million Floridians who stand to get their vot...
    Florida added 1.4 million possible voters to the rolls when it passed Amendment 4, a measure restoring the voting rights of felons who have served their sentences. But whether those people register to vote remains...
    Florida added 1.4 million possible voters to the rolls when it passed Amendment 4, a measure restoring the voting rights of felons who have served their sentences. But whether those people register to vote remains to be seen.
  • World stocks settle after US election-inspired rally

    World stocks settle after US election-inspired rally

    Thursday, November 8 2018 2:07 AM EST2018-11-08 07:07:02 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 10:28 AM EST2018-11-08 15:28:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A woman walks past as she looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Asian markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. midterm elections went as expec...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). A woman walks past as she looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Asian markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. midterm elections went as expec...
    Asian markets are higher after the U.S. midterm elections went as expected, soothing fears of a sudden shift on trade and economic policies.
    Asian markets are higher after the U.S. midterm elections went as expected, soothing fears of a sudden shift on trade and economic policies.
  • Acting attorney general has questioned Mueller investigation

    Acting attorney general has questioned Mueller investigation

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-11-07 23:29:56 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:59 AM EST2018-11-08 14:59:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, then-Iowa Republican senatorial candidate and former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker watches before a live televised debate in Johnston, Iowa. President Donald Trump announced ...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, then-Iowa Republican senatorial candidate and former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker watches before a live televised debate in Johnston, Iowa. President Donald Trump announced ...
    New acting attorney general is GOP loyalist from Iowa who called for limiting special counsel.
    New acting attorney general is GOP loyalist from Iowa who called for limiting special counsel.
  • Midterm coverage was a roller-coaster ride of dips and dives

    Midterm coverage was a roller-coaster ride of dips and dives

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 11:47 PM EST2018-11-07 04:47:02 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:37 AM EST2018-11-08 14:37:59 GMT
    News organizations devote ample resources to midterm coverage, with broadcast networks devoting their entire prime-time schedules to the count.
    News organizations devote ample resources to midterm coverage, with broadcast networks devoting their entire prime-time schedules to the count.
  • Michigan eyed as bellwether for legal pot in Midwest

    Michigan eyed as bellwether for legal pot in Midwest

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 4:19 PM EST2018-11-07 21:19:26 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:32 AM EST2018-11-08 14:32:30 GMT
    (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP). Retired Bath Township Police Det. Howard "Cowboy" Wooldrige waits for election results to come in for Proposal 18-1 during the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol public watch party at The Radisson i...(Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP). Retired Bath Township Police Det. Howard "Cowboy" Wooldrige waits for election results to come in for Proposal 18-1 during the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol public watch party at The Radisson i...
    Michigan is aiming to build a potentially lucrative industry from the ground up with passage of a ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana.
    Michigan is aiming to build a potentially lucrative industry from the ground up with passage of a ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana.
  • Nevada women score big election wins amid activism

    Nevada women score big election wins amid activism

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-11-08 00:59:32 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 9:20 AM EST2018-11-08 14:20:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., center, celebrates at a Democratic election night party after winning a Senate seat Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. A female political movement driven by backlash to President Donald Trump kicked...(AP Photo/John Locher). Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., center, celebrates at a Democratic election night party after winning a Senate seat Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. A female political movement driven by backlash to President Donald Trump kicked...
    A female political movement driven by backlash to President Donald Trump kicked off the year with a women's march in Nevada, and 11 months later, that activism has helped women win key races across the state.
    A female political movement driven by backlash to President Donald Trump kicked off the year with a women's march in Nevada, and 11 months later, that activism has helped women win key races across the state.
  • 2 ex-presidents lead as votes counted in Madagascar election

    2 ex-presidents lead as votes counted in Madagascar election

    Thursday, November 8 2018 7:07 AM EST2018-11-08 12:07:07 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 7:29 AM EST2018-11-08 12:29:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kabir Dhanji). Ballots are stored at a centre in Antananarivo, Madagascar, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, a day after Madagascans cast their votes. Vote counting started Wednesday evening in Madagascar where citizens cast their ballots with hopes th...(AP Photo/Kabir Dhanji). Ballots are stored at a centre in Antananarivo, Madagascar, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, a day after Madagascans cast their votes. Vote counting started Wednesday evening in Madagascar where citizens cast their ballots with hopes th...
    Two former presidents of Madagascar are neck and neck as votes are being counted in the presidential election that seeks to end years of political instability in this Indian Ocean island nation.
    Two former presidents of Madagascar are neck and neck as votes are being counted in the presidential election that seeks to end years of political instability in this Indian Ocean island nation.
  • Democratic gains over GOP after midterms come with cautions

    Democratic gains over GOP after midterms come with cautions

    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:37 AM EST2018-11-08 05:37:10 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:41 AM EST2018-11-08 10:41:15 GMT
    (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP). Governor-elect Tony Evers, left, and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes, right, with pillows found on the tour of the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County. State Rep-elect Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) is right. ...(Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP). Governor-elect Tony Evers, left, and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes, right, with pillows found on the tour of the Boys & Girls Club of Dane County. State Rep-elect Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) is right. ...
    Democrats gained after midterm elections, but GOP strength in key states point to concerns.
    Democrats gained after midterm elections, but GOP strength in key states point to concerns.
  • Colorado moves left, electing 1st openly gay governor in US

    Colorado moves left, electing 1st openly gay governor in US

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 8:09 PM EST2018-11-08 01:09:25 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 4:19 AM EST2018-11-08 09:19:52 GMT
    (AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via AP). Democrat Jared Polis walks onto the stage with running mate Dianne Primavera upon defeating Republican Walker Stapleton in the race for Colorado governor, during the Democratic watch party in Denver on Tuesday,...(AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via AP). Democrat Jared Polis walks onto the stage with running mate Dianne Primavera upon defeating Republican Walker Stapleton in the race for Colorado governor, during the Democratic watch party in Denver on Tuesday,...
    Colorado Democrats have flipped control of the state Senate, giving the party a trifecta of Statehouse control with the historic victory of U.S. Rep. Jared Polis as the nation's first openly gay governor.
    Colorado Democrats have flipped control of the state Senate, giving the party a trifecta of Statehouse control with the historic victory of U.S. Rep. Jared Polis as the nation's first openly gay governor.
  • Kemp's campaign declares victory in Georgia's governor race

    Kemp's campaign declares victory in Georgia's governor race

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 6:38 AM EST2018-11-07 11:38:54 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 4:10 AM EST2018-11-08 09:10:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp gives a thumbs-up to supporters, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Athens, Ga.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp gives a thumbs-up to supporters, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Athens, Ga.
    Georgia's hotly contested and potentially historic governor's race may not be over yet as Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp await the final accounting of absentee and provisional ballots.
    Georgia's hotly contested and potentially historic governor's race may not be over yet as Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp await the final accounting of absentee and provisional ballots.
  • 'Kavanaugh and caravan': Did Trump's late pitch move voters?

    'Kavanaugh and caravan': Did Trump's late pitch move voters?

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 7:27 PM EST2018-11-08 00:27:25 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 4:01 AM EST2018-11-08 09:01:12 GMT
    (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP). Voters line up to receive ballots while others fill voting booths inside the northwest Bismarck polling place in Century Baptist Church on Tuesday evening.(Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP). Voters line up to receive ballots while others fill voting booths inside the northwest Bismarck polling place in Century Baptist Church on Tuesday evening.
    Trump called it an election about "Kavanaugh and the caravan." Did voters agree?.
    Trump called it an election about "Kavanaugh and the caravan." Did voters agree?.
  • Not another Florida recount! This one should be smoother

    Not another Florida recount! This one should be smoother

    Thursday, November 8 2018 12:17 AM EST2018-11-08 05:17:00 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 4:01 AM EST2018-11-08 09:01:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott smiles as he speaks to supporters at an election watch party, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Naples, Fla.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott smiles as he speaks to supporters at an election watch party, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Naples, Fla.
    If the Florida Senate race between incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott requires a recount, there is no need to worry about it being a repeat of the 2000 presidential debacle.
    If the Florida Senate race between incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott requires a recount, there is no need to worry about it being a repeat of the 2000 presidential debacle.
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  • North Korea tests new weapon amid stalled nuclear diplomacy

    North Korea tests new weapon amid stalled nuclear diplomacy

    Thursday, November 15 2018 7:09 PM EST2018-11-16 00:09:59 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:12 AM EST2018-11-16 07:12:49 GMT
    North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has observed a successful testing of a "newly developed high-tech tactical" weapon.
    North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has observed a successful testing of a "newly developed high-tech tactical" weapon.
  • US cutting counterterror forces in Africa

    US cutting counterterror forces in Africa

    Thursday, November 15 2018 4:42 PM EST2018-11-15 21:42:26 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:12 AM EST2018-11-16 07:12:45 GMT
    The Pentagon says it is reducing its counterterrorism forces in Africa and is studying whether to make similar moves elsewhere in the world.
    The Pentagon says it is reducing its counterterrorism forces in Africa and is studying whether to make similar moves elsewhere in the world.
  • AP source: Whitaker told Graham that Mueller probe to go on

    AP source: Whitaker told Graham that Mueller probe to go on

    Thursday, November 15 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-11-15 22:30:09 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-11-16 07:11:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.
    AP source: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told Sen. Lindsey Graham that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed.
    AP source: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told Sen. Lindsey Graham that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed.
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  • Fire death toll hits 63; sheriff says hundreds still missing

    Fire death toll hits 63; sheriff says hundreds still missing

    Friday, November 16 2018 12:50 AM EST2018-11-16 05:50:50 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-11-16 07:11:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). Denise Chester, an evacuee of the Camp Fire, hugs her son Antonio Batres as she volunteers sorting clothes at a makeshift shelter in Chico, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Chester, who doesn't want to know yet whether her h...(AP Photo/Noah Berger). Denise Chester, an evacuee of the Camp Fire, hugs her son Antonio Batres as she volunteers sorting clothes at a makeshift shelter in Chico, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Chester, who doesn't want to know yet whether her h...
    At least 63 are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the missing.
    At least 63 are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the missing.
  • Snowstorm slows evening commute in New York City

    Snowstorm slows evening commute in New York City

    Thursday, November 15 2018 7:43 AM EST2018-11-15 12:43:11 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-11-16 07:11:13 GMT
    (Joe Rondone/The Commercial Appeal via AP). Law enforcement officers inspect the site where a tour bus carrying passengers overturned just after midday, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in DeSoto County, Miss. The crash came as a winter storm has been raking ...(Joe Rondone/The Commercial Appeal via AP). Law enforcement officers inspect the site where a tour bus carrying passengers overturned just after midday, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, in DeSoto County, Miss. The crash came as a winter storm has been raking ...
    A pre-winter storm slammed parts of the South and lower Midwest on Wednesday, causing five deaths on slippery roads and stranding travelers for more than eight hours on an icy Arkansas interstate.
    A pre-winter storm slammed parts of the South and lower Midwest on Wednesday, causing five deaths on slippery roads and stranding travelers for more than eight hours on an icy Arkansas interstate.
  • Florida: bitter US Senate race headed to a hand recount

    Florida: bitter US Senate race headed to a hand recount

    Friday, November 16 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-11-16 05:41:24 GMT
    Friday, November 16 2018 2:11 AM EST2018-11-16 07:11:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Palm Beach County Supervisor Of Elections Susan Bucher points at a tally sheet as she speaks to members of the media at the Supervisor of Elections office after the deadline for a recount was reached, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, i...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee). Palm Beach County Supervisor Of Elections Susan Bucher points at a tally sheet as she speaks to members of the media at the Supervisor of Elections office after the deadline for a recount was reached, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, i...
    Bitter US Senate battle in Florida headed to legally required hand recount, while contest for Florida governor appears to be over.
    Bitter US Senate battle in Florida headed to legally required hand recount, while contest for Florida governor appears to be over.