midterm elections

ATLANTA | In Georgia, a certification deadline and another court fight

ATLANTA— A federal judge has ordered Georgia‘s secretary of state to wait until Friday to certify the results of the midterm elections that include an unsettled race for governor and to take steps to protect provisional ballots. U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg ruled Monday that the secretary of state must not certify the results of … Continue reading ATLANTA | In Georgia, a certification deadline and another court fight

QUERETARO, Mexico | Migrant caravan heads to central Mexican city of Irapuato

QUERETARO, Mexico — Local Mexican officials were once again Sunday helping thousands of Central American migrants find rides for the next leg of their journey toward the U.S. border. At a toll plaza to the west of the central Mexico city of Queretaro, where the group spent Saturday night, police helped find trucks to take … Continue reading QUERETARO, Mexico | Migrant caravan heads to central Mexican city of Irapuato

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: ONE OF AMERICA’S SAFEST CITIES GRIEVES Hundreds of people gathered in Thousand Oaks, California to mourn the dozen people killed by a Marine veteran at the packed Borderline Bar & Grill. CALIFORNIA GUNMAN WAS VOLATILE BUT PASSED MENTAL … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Possible recounts loom in tight Florida gov, Senate contests

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Razor-thin margins in Florida‘s bitter races for the U.S. Senate and governor are raising the specter of possible recounts, potentially prolonging two of the most closely watched contests of the nation’s midterm elections. In the governor’s race, Democrat Andrew Gillum’s campaign said Thursday it’s readying for a possible recount. He conceded to … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Possible recounts loom in tight Florida gov, Senate contests

WASHINGTON | Conservatives agitate for change after GOP loses the House

WASHINGTON — As Nancy Pelosi wrangles votes in her bid for House speaker, another leadership battle is playing out on the Republican side, where Kevin McCarthy faces a challenge from conservative Freedom Caucus co-founder Jim Jordan to lead the new GOP minority. Republicans lost the House majority in this week’s midterm elections, and conservatives are … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Conservatives agitate for change after GOP loses the House

NEW YORK | US stocks dip after post-election surge; oil falls again

NEW YORK — Stocks in the U.S. are slightly lower Thursday afternoon after a big rally the day before. Technology and internet companies are slipping after chipmaker Qualcomm gave a disappointing revenue forecast for the current quarter. The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged, as expected, but traders still think it will raise rates again … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stocks dip after post-election surge; oil falls again

NEW YORK | US stock indexes edge lower after a big post-election surge

NEW YORK — Stocks in the U.S. are taking small losses Thursday morning after a big rally the day before. Technology companies are slipping after chipmaker Qualcomm gave a disappointing revenue forecast for the current quarter and homebuilders are down after a weak fourth quarter. Health care companies are broadly higher after a big gain … Continue reading NEW YORK | US stock indexes edge lower after a big post-election surge

WASHINGTON | Obama’s health insurance overhaul a winner in midterms

WASHINGTON — One victor in the midterm elections is former President Barack Obama’s health insurance overhaul. An Associated Press survey of voters nationwide found that health care was the top issue, ahead of immigration and jobs and the economy. Those concerned about health care overwhelmingly voted for Democrats. That helped Democrats take control of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Obama’s health insurance overhaul a winner in midterms