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Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., listens during a news conference with members of the Progressive Caucus in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Picking up another seat, Dems ride high on slow roll of winsA week later, Democrats' historic midterm success sinking in
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
The Latest: McSally concedes Arizona Senate race to SinemaRepublican Rep. Martha McSally is conceding Arizona's Senate race to Democrat Kyrsten Sinema
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Mississippi Democratic Senatorial candidate Mike Espy, who is seeking to unseat appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., hoists his grandson Ryan Galloway on his shoulders after voting, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 in Ridgeland, Miss.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Lynching remark puts spotlight on Mississippi Senate raceA video of a U.S. senator from Mississippi making a flip reference to a "public hanging" is incensing voters in a sleeper Senate runoff
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
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 Cemetery on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Whitaker will consult with ethics officials over recusalActing Attorney General Matt Whitaker will consult with Justice Department ethics officials about "matters that may warrant recusal"
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, U.S. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., goes over the rules in a television studio prior to a televised debate with U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., in Phoenix. Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat Monday, Nov. 12, in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. Jeff Flake. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema wins Arizona US Senate seatDemocratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
Zinke '100 percent confident' he'll be cleared in probesU.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke tells The Associated Press he's "100 percent confident" no wrongdoing will be found in pending ethics investigations that stirred speculation he could get ousted from President Donald Trump's Cabinet
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In this Nov. 5, 2018 photo, actress Mira Sorvino poses for a portrait in New York. Sorvino believes the key to eradicating sexual misconduct lies more in preventative education than in “naming and shaming” the perpetrators. The Oscar-winning actress was one of the first to come forward with allegations of abuse against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, and her resilience has not wavered. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)
Mira Sorvino urges #MeToo to do more than 'name and shame'Mira Sorvino believes the key to eradicating sexual misconduct lies more in preventative education than in "naming and shaming" the perpetrators
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema defeats Republican Martha McSally in the Arizona race for U.S. SenateDemocrat Kyrsten Sinema defeats Republican Martha McSally in the Arizona race for U.S. Senate
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
Oil drops again after Trump tweets against production cutsOil prices fall again, this time after President Trump used Twitter to say prices are too high
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Archbishop Emeritus John Vlazny, of Portland, Ore., participates in the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual fall meeting, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Bishops delay votes on combating church sex abuse crisisAt the Vatican's insistence, U.S. Catholic bishops abruptly postponed plans Monday to vote on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis roiling the church
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, then-Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Daniel Carcillo talks with linesman Bryan Pancich, left, during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild, in St. Paul, Minn. The NHL and attorneys for retired players have reached a tentative settlement worth roughly $19 million in the biggest lawsuit brought against the league over concussions and other head injuries. Carcillo, who played nine NHL seasons and joined the lawsuit in June, posted several messages of displeasure with the settlement on his verified Twitter account. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, FIle)
NHL, retired players reach $19M concussions settlementNHL, retired players reach $19 million concussions settlement
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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