Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Nation & World

Despite House loss, Trump still sees midterms success

Despite House loss, Trump still sees midterms success

Trump called House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, a conversation that her office said included congratulations and a nod to her pitch for bipartisanship.
Published: 11/07/18
An 82-year-old Texas woman voted for the first time. Then she died.

An 82-year-old Texas woman voted for the first time. Then she died.

Despite being gravely ill, Gracie Lou Phillips cast her first-ever ballot during early voting Thursday in Grand Prairie, Texas. She died four days later.
Published: 11/06/18
Reports of long lines, broken machines as U.S. voters go to polls

Reports of long lines, broken machines as U.S. voters go to polls

Some of the biggest problems were in Georgia, a state with a hotly contested gubernatorial election, where some voters reported waiting up to three hours to vote.
Published: 11/06/18
Blue wave or red tide? Americans are casting votes to decide

Blue wave or red tide? Americans are casting votes to decide

One voter says the country "is more strong, confident and unified than it's ever been," while others expressed a heightened sense of unease and sadness about the state of America's political climate.
Published: 11/06/18
'In a sense, I am on the ticket,' Trump says in final election pitch

'In a sense, I am on the ticket,' Trump says in final election pitch

President Donald Trump used his final midterm election pitch to ask voters to help preserve "fragile" GOP victories that could be erased by Democratic gains in Congress.
Published: 11/06/18
NBC and Fox News yank Trump’s anti-immigrant campaign ad

NBC and Fox News yank Trump’s anti-immigrant campaign ad

NBCUniversal said it is pulling President Donald Trump's controversial anti-immigrant campaign advertisement, hours after the spot ran during "Sunday Night Football." Fox News also pulled the ad.
Published: 11/05/18
Earth's ozone layer finally healing from aerosol spray damage, UN says

Earth's ozone layer finally healing from aerosol spray damage, UN says

Associated PressWASHINGTON — Earth's protective ozone layer is finally healing from damage caused by aerosol sprays and coolants, a new United Nations report said.The ozone layer had been thinning since the late 1970s. Scientist raised the ala...
Published: 11/05/18
Climate change was behind this summer's extreme weather

Climate change was behind this summer's extreme weather

Summer 2018 saw an unprecedented spate of extreme floods, droughts, heat waves and wildfires break out across North America, Europe and Asia. The scenes played out on our television screens and in our
Published: 11/04/18
A man who told his wife to kill herself just made legal history. She's dead and he's in prison.

A man who told his wife to kill herself just made legal history. She's dead and he's in prison.

An Australian man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday after a judge ruled that he'd helped his wife commit suicide in 2014 to reap more than $1 million in life insurance - a conviction that is
Published: 11/04/18
Yoga shooter appeared to have made misogynistic videos

Yoga shooter appeared to have made misogynistic videos

A brooding military veteran and former teacher appeared to have made videos in which he railed at women and blacks, years before he fatally shot two women at a Florida yoga studio, wounded five other
Published: 11/04/18