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November 09, 2018 - 8:41 am
WASHINGTON (WCBS 880/AP) — Michelle Obama says she felt "lost and alone" after suffering a miscarriage 20 years ago and underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive her two daughters. "I felt like I failed because I didn't know how common miscarriages were because we don't talk about them," the...
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Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum gives his concession speech as he is joined on stage by his wife R. Jai Gillum, right, and running mate Chris King and his wife Kristen Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Tallahassee, Fla. Gillum lost the Florida governor’s race to Republican Ron DeSantis. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
November 08, 2018 - 11:31 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida faced the prospect of recounts in the razor-thin races for governor and U.S. Senate, potentially prolonging the battle over two of this year's most-closely watched campaigns. In the governor's race, Democrat Andrew Gillum's campaign said Thursday it's prepared for a...
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November 08, 2018 - 6:16 pm
A New York congressman in the soon-to-be Democrat-controlled House is warning President Donald Trump not interfere with Robert Mueller’s investigation.
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November 08, 2018 - 4:22 pm
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump, who inserted in his place a Republican Party loyalist with authority to oversee the remainder of the special counsel's Russia investigation.
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November 08, 2018 - 7:05 am
The White House has suspended the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta after he and President Donald Trump had a heated confrontation during a news conference.
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Specialist Peter Mazza, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Stocks are climbing in early trading on Wall Street as results of the U.S. midterm elections came in as investors had expected. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 07, 2018 - 10:20 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. midterm elections went as expected, soothing fears of a sudden shift on trade and economic policies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 rallied 1.9 percent to 22,509.10, even as machinery orders slid a record 18.3 percent in...
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Matt Whitaker
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November 07, 2018 - 7:09 pm
The man who will serve at least temporarily as the nation's top law enforcement official is a relatively inexperienced Republican Party loyalist from Iowa who has called for limiting special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
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November 07, 2018 - 6:12 pm
It took a lot of patience to actually vote in New York City on Tuesday, and the deluge of problems has sparked calls for the director of the Board of Elections to resign.
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Max Rose
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November 07, 2018 - 5:07 pm
One of the biggest election surprises Tuesday night was on Staten Island, where Democratic challenger Max Rose defeated Republican incumbent Congressman Dan Donovan.
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People stand on numerous lines as they wait to vote at Kingsboro Temple Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The malfunctioning equipment turned a polling place in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood into a “mosh pit,” said Brad Lander, a New York City councilman. By the time he got a chance to vote, all four of the scanners in the precinct were broken. (Courtesy of Brad Lander via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 3:44 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Election experts have long warned about the nation's aging fleet of voting equipment. This week's elections underscored just how badly upgrades are needed. Across the country, reports poured in Tuesday amid heavy voter turnout of equipment failing or malfunctioning, triggering...
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