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Races to watch in U.S. midterm elections 2018

Nov 06, 2018 - 7:46 PM

Here is a look at some of the most interesting contests

SENATE RACE. Incumbent Republican Senator Ted Cruz is facing Democratic Representative Beto O'Rourke. Photos from Shutterstock

US family disowns white supremacist son after rally

Aug 15, 2017 - 11:18 PM

In an open letter on Monday August 14 to The Forum the man s father Pearce Tefft says his son would no longer be welcome until he renounces his beliefs

VIOLENCE. A vehicle plowed into a crowd of people at a Virginia rally, where violence erupted between white nationalist demonstrators and counter-protesters, witnesses said, causing an unclear number of injuries. Photo by Paul J Richards/AFP

Meet Raquel Wellentin, the Fil-Am who competed in Miss USA 2017

May 16, 2017 - 5:10 PM

Raquel is the first from her family to graduate from college and is one of the 5 immigrants who competed in Miss USA 2017 – here s what you need to know about this Filipino American beauty queen

Raquel Wellentin, Miss North Dakota USA 2017, competes on stage in Yandy Swim during the MISS USA® Preliminary Competition at Mandalay Bay Convention Center on May 11, 2017. The Miss USA contestants have been touring, filming, rehearsing and preparing to compete for the Miss USA crown in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tune in to the FOX telecast at 8:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed on Sunday, May 14, from Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Las Vegas to see who will become Miss USA. HO/The Miss Universe Organization

U.S. authorities clear pathway for Dakota pipeline

Feb 08, 2017 - 7:30 AM

The Army said the approval will facilitate completion of the last stretch of pipeline connecting the Bakken and Three Forks oil production areas in North Dakota to an existing crude oil terminal near Pakota Illinois

In this file photo, demonstrators march to the Federal Building in protest against US President Donald Trump's executive order fast-tracking the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, in Los Angeles, California on February 5, 2017. Mark Ralston/AFP

Trump signs orders reviving Keystone, Dakota pipelines

Jan 24, 2017 - 11:26 PM

Trump allows the construction of the the Keystone XL pipeline – which would carry crude from Canada to US refineries on the Gulf Coast – and an equally controversial pipeline crossing in North Dakota

This March 2, 2014 file photo shows students protesting against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline rally in Lafayette Park across from the White House in Washington,DC . Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Protesters vs Dakota pipeline: It's not just about water

Dec 11, 2016 - 2:01 PM

It s more than just clean water for the thousands of people who protest the Dakota Access Pipeline

Safiyyah Abdullah and Basil Abdul Khabir on the day they arrived at Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota. Oct. 9, 2016. Photo by Pat Nabong/MEDILL

U.S. authorities deny route for controversial North Dakota pipeline

Dec 05, 2016 - 8:58 AM

The decision to nix plans for a controversial oil pipeline crossing in North Dakota is a major victory for Native Americans and environmentalists who had staged months of protests

VICTORY. Native American and other activists celebrate after learning an easement had been denied for the Dakota Access Pipeline at Oceti Sakowin Camp on the edge of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on December 4, 2016 outside Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

High approval for cannabis, other measures in US vote

Nov 09, 2016 - 2:43 PM

US voters also weighed in on a slew of ballot measures including several related to marijuana gun control and the death penalty

Voters cast their ballots at voting machines at Shadow Ridge High School on Election Day on November 8, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Americans across the nation are picking their choice for the next president of the United States. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Shailene Woodley arrested in Dakota Access Pipeline protest

Oct 11, 2016 - 11:53 AM

Shailene takes a Facebook live video of her arrest

SHAILENE WOODLEY. The US actress is arrested during a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. File photo shows Shailene during a photocall after the screening of her film 'Snowden' at the 64th San Sebastian Film Festival in September. Photo by Ander Gillena/AFP Photo

Hillary Clinton making US election history

Jun 08, 2016 - 7:58 AM

Hillary Clinton is poised to proclaim herself the first female White House nominee of a major US party as voters from New Jersey to California cast ballots in the last major primaries of the 2016 race

MAKING HISTORY. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks onstage during the 'Hillary Clinton: She's With Us' concert at The Greek Theatre on June 6, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Five US states spared from mass shooting bloodbaths in 2015

Dec 13, 2015 - 9:32 AM

Experts debate whether the states were spared thanks to coincidence or if circumstances there make them a haven of peace

The San Bernandino shooting spree in which 14 people were killed and 17 wounded  was carried out by a local couple, police said overnight. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Broken tooth in dino tail 'proves' T. rex was predator

Jul 17, 2013 - 1:46 PM

What researchers have described is the first discovery of a broken Tyrannosaurus rex tooth in another dinosaur bone

T. REX BITE. This undated photo courtesy of David A. Burnham and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) shows researchers Robert A. DePalma II (L)and David A. Burnham as they look at a Tyrannosaurus rex tooth crown embedded between hadrosaur vertebrae and surrounded by bone overgrowth. Photo by AFP/David A. Burnham/PNAS

Sacked news anchor gains fame

Apr 26, 2013 - 7:05 PM

AJ Clemente news anchor fired for cursing on air is now famous

F FOR FAME. Canned news anchor AJ Clemente is back on air as a guest in 'Late Show with David Letterman.' Screen grab from

News anchor curses on air, gets the boot

Apr 23, 2013 - 7:28 PM

A first time news anchor is fired for uttering profanity on air

THE F WORD. Rookie reporter AJ Clemente gets fired for uttering profanity on air. Screen grab from

INFOGRAPHIC: 2012 U.S. Electoral Map

Nov 11, 2012 - 2:07 PM

UPDATED Here is the 2012 US Election Map showing the distribution of the electoral votes as of Saturday November 10

#USvote: Electoral College tally

Nov 11, 2012 - 9:02 AM

UPDATED Nov 11 Here is the Electoral College tally for the 2012 US presidential election based on projections from the major US networks ABC NBC CBS CNN FOX and the New York Times

LIVE: Obama wins, say U.S. media

Nov 07, 2012 - 8:19 AM

LIVE COVERAGE of the 2012 US presidential election November 6 2012

Voters in full force for U.S. poll finale

Nov 07, 2012 - 6:44 AM

Freezing temperatures in the northeast light drizzle in Chicago and a threat of thunderstorms in Florida did little to deter citizens from lining up at polling stations

Obama, Romney end tumultuous White House campaign

Nov 06, 2012 - 2:10 PM

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney made their final cases to Americans on election eve Monday November 5 capping a grueling negative multi billion dollar campaign and handing their fates to voters

THE BATTLE IS ON. This combination of file pictures shows US President Barack Obama (L) speaking during a campaign event at Prime Osborn Convention Center July 19, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida, and US Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney (R) addressing the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit in Washington on October 8, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN /Nicholas KAMM/FILES