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Politics Nov 06Republican Charlie Baker re-elected to second term as Massachusetts governor
Republican Charlie Baker has been re-elected to second term as Massachusetts governor, defeating Democrat Jay Gonzalez.
Politics Nov 06Democrat Tim Kaine of Virginia re-elected to the Senate
Democrat Tim Kaine of Virginia is projected to win the Virginia Senate seat, defeating Republican Corey Stewart.
Politics Nov 06Bernie Sanders of Vermont re-elected to Senate
Vermont's Bernie Sanders has cruised to re-election for his third term in the Senate, easily outpacing eight candidates.
Nation Nov 06Before his death, Utah mayor serving in Afghanistan urged Americans to vote
Maj. Brent Taylor, 39, the mayor of North Ogden, Utah, was shot to death Saturday by an Afghan commando he was training. In his last Facebook post, Taylor urged Americans to exercise their "precious right to vote."…
Politics Nov 05Supreme Court turns away challenge to California gun control
The Supreme Court is refusing a new invitation to rule on gun rights, leaving in place California restrictions on carrying concealed handguns in public.
Politics Nov 05Supreme Court rejects net neutrality appeal
The Supreme Court has ended the court fight over repealed Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that required internet providers to treat all online traffic equally.
Nation Nov 04Brent Taylor, mayor of North Ogden, Utah, killed in Afghanistan insider attack
The mayor of a Utah city was killed during an attack in Afghanistan while he was serving with the state’s National Guard, authorities said.
Politics Nov 02Supreme Court allows lawsuit over census citizenship question to move forward
More than a dozen states and big cities, among others, have sued over Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross' decision to add a citizenship question to the census for the first time since 1950.
World Nov 02Fiancée of journalist Jamal Khashoggi asks Trump to press Saudis for his body
Istanbul's chief prosecutor says Khashoggi was strangled immediately after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, on Oct. 2 and that his body was dismembered and removed from the consulate.
Nation Nov 02Don’t forget to fall back one hour Sunday
Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and most of Arizona don't observe daylight saving time, so no need to change the clocks in those places.