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Florida braces for vote recounts in Senate and Governor’s races

Florida braces for vote recounts in Senate and Governor’s races

As of the deadline for the state's counties to hand in unofficial results in the US midterms, three statewide races remained under the 0.5 percentage point margin for a legally required machine recount.

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'I felt like I failed': Michelle Obama opens up on miscarriage, IVF
Michelle Obama

'I felt like I failed': Michelle Obama opens up on miscarriage, IVF

In her upcoming memoir "Becoming", Michelle Obama discusses her miscarriage 20 years ago and her experiences with IVF to conceive their two daughters.

Trump's appointment of acting attorney general may be unconstitutional
Donald Trump

Trump's appointment of acting attorney general may be unconstitutional

Trump last month said he knew Matthew Whitaker, but now says he did not know him.

  • by David G. Savage
California lashed by state's most deadly wildfires in a century
Bushfire

California lashed by state's most deadly wildfires in a century

Residents of the city of Thousand Oaks, devastated by a mass shooting last week, are among those evacuated by fire authorities.

  • by Michael Idato
Pleas flood social media after California wildfire leaves people dead in their cars
Bushfire

Pleas flood social media after California wildfire leaves people dead in their cars

Many of the missing are older people without mobile phones or social media accounts who moved to an area that's known as a refuge for retirees.

  • by Phuong Le
Trump demeans three black female reporters in two days
Donald Trump

Trump demeans three black female reporters in two days

The women - Abby Phillip, April Ryan and Yamiche Alcindor - earned his contempt apparently just for asking him questions.

  • by Paul Farhi
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So the girl scouts sued the boy scouts. What happens next?
Courts

So the girl scouts sued the boy scouts. What happens next?

'We did what any brand, company, corporation or organisation would do,' the Girl Scouts said.

  • by Niraj Chokshi
California wildfire leaves town in ruins as nearly quadruples in size
Bushfire

California wildfire leaves town in ruins as nearly quadruples in size

A wildfire that moved so fast that firefighters couldn't hope to stop it quadrupled in size on Friday after destroying several thousand buildings and leveling much of a Northern California town of nearly 30,000 people, authorities said.

Donald Trump is cornered and he knows it
Opinion
US Election

Donald Trump is cornered and he knows it

The US president is fighting - not for his political life, which is all but over, but for his very liberty.

  • by Anne Summers
What the midterms teach Democrats about beating Trump in 2020
US Midterm Elections

What the midterms teach Democrats about beating Trump in 2020

The Democrats have yet to settle on a nominee or a strategy for defeating Trump - a fact that is causing considerable heartburn on the political left.

  • by Matthew Knott
Thousand Oaks shooting victim, survivors lived through Vegas massacre
Mass shooting

Thousand Oaks shooting victim, survivors lived through Vegas massacre

''He made it through Las Vegas, he came home. And he didn’t come home last night.''

  • by Jose A. Del Real