Photos: 2022 US midterm elections

Photos: 2022 US midterm elections

The midterm elections on Tuesday will determine which party controls the chambers of Congress for the next two years. Democrats are playing defense in blue-state strongholds like New York, Washington and Oregon as they aim to hold on to the House of Representatives. Republicans need only a net gain of five seats to regain control … Read more

How to see live results from the midterm elections

How to see live results from the midterm elections

CNN — It’s election day in America. Voters are deciding crucial contests across the country that will determine who controls Congress and state governments when they cast their ballots for the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives and other races, including for Secretary of State and Attorney General. Voters will also have the opportunity … Read more

Voting rights advocates report a smooth start to Election Day voting across the United States

Voting rights advocates report a smooth start to Election Day voting across the United States

CNN — Americans went to the polls Tuesday in an election that has state and local officials across the country on edge as they brace for potential trouble at the polls, contentious legal battles over ballots and misinformation about the vote itself. More than 45 million pre-election ballots were cast in 47 states, and officials … Read more

Russian troops bust generals over ‘incomprehensible battle’ that reportedly killed 300 in Donetsk

Russian troops bust generals over ‘incomprehensible battle’ that reportedly killed 300 in Donetsk

CNN — Russian troops have condemned an “incomprehensible battle” in Donetsk after apparently suffering heavy casualties during a week of intense fighting in the central eastern region of Ukraine. Moscow has been trying to break through Kyiv’s defenses around the town of Pavlivka for at least the past seven days, but appears to have made … Read more

Pakistan’s Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg

Pakistan’s Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg

CNN — Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says three bullets were taken from his right leg from the shooting that wounded him last week. Khan survived the shooting at a political rally in Gujranwala on Thursday, an incident his party has called an assassination attempt. In an interview with CNN’s Becky Anderson on Monday, … Read more

Russian oligarch Prigozhin appears to admit US election meddling

Russian oligarch Prigozhin appears to admit US election meddling

CNN — Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Kremlin-linked oligarch known as “Vladimir Putin’s chef,” appeared to admit Russian interference in the US election in a Telegram post on Monday. Prigozhin said Russia has interfered, is interfering and will continue to interfere in the US democratic process, in response to a reporter’s question about Russia potentially interfering in … Read more

Iran protests: Lawmakers demand ‘no leniency’ for protesters as mass demonstrations continue

Iran protests: Lawmakers demand ‘no leniency’ for protesters as mass demonstrations continue

CNN — Iranian lawmakers have called on the country’s judiciary to “show no leniency” to protesters in a letter quoted by state-run Press TV on Sunday, as thousands of people continue to gather in the streets despite the threat of arrest. The Islamic Republic is facing one of the largest and unprecedented demonstrations of dissent … Read more

Fact check: Biden’s midterms message includes false and misleading claims

Fact check: Biden’s midterms message includes false and misleading claims

Washington CNN  —  President Joe Biden has been back on the campaign trail, traveling in October and early November to deliver his pitch for electing Democrats in the midterm elections on Tuesday. Biden’s pitch has included claims that are false, misleading or lacking important context. (As always, we take no position on the accuracy of … Read more

French MP stops parliament by shouting ‘Go back to Africa’ at black MP

French MP stops parliament by shouting ‘Go back to Africa’ at black MP

France’s lower house of parliament suspended its session on Thursday after a right-wing MP shouted: “Go back to Africa!” when a far-left black lawmaker asked a question about immigration. The comment caused quite an uproar. The center government and the left-wing alliance said it was an unacceptable racist slur. The far-right claimed that MP Gregoire … Read more

French MP stops parliament by shouting ‘Go back to Africa’ at black MP

French MP stops parliament by shouting ‘Go back to Africa’ at black MP

France’s lower house of parliament suspended its session on Thursday after a right-wing MP shouted: “Go back to Africa!” when a far-left black lawmaker asked a question about immigration. The comment caused quite an uproar. The center government and the left-wing alliance said it was an unacceptable racist slur. The far-right claimed that MP Gregoire … Read more