Divisive race ends with Republican Hyde-Smith victory

Politics 11/28/18, 03:05

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returns to Washington as a solidly loyal Trump supporter after the president stumped for her in what was a divisive runoff marked by racial turmoil over a video-recorded remark Hyde-Smith made decried as racist.Hyde-Smith defeated ...

MLB to vet campaign contributions more carefully

Sports 11/27/18, 18:38

Major League Baseball will put in place new procedures for vetting political contributions after giving $5,000 to Cindy Hyde-Smith, a Republican senator from Mississippi, and then asking for the money back following her controversial remarks.MLB's political action committee donated $472,500 ...

10 Things to Know for Today

U.S. 11/27/18, 05:48

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MUELLER ACCUSES MANAFORT OF BREAKING PLEA AGREEMENT BY LYING The extraordinary allegation could expose Trump's former campaign chairman to a lengthier prison sentence — ...

Update: 7 nooses found outside Mississippi Capitol

U.S. 11/26/18, 17:47

The Latest on nooses found outside the Mississippi Capitol (all times local):4:15 p.m.A state spokesman says five additional nooses have been found hanging in trees outside the Mississippi Capitol, bringing the total to seven.The nooses and six handwritten signs referring ...

Trump tweets support of Mississippi senator ahead of runoff

Politics 11/25/18, 14:44

President Donald Trump has tweeted support for U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, a day before he plans to campaign with the fellow Republican in Mississippi ahead of her runoff against a Democrat. Appointed U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., answers a question during ...

Update: GOP senator hits challenger over lobbying work

Africa 11/16/18, 18:15

The Latest on a U.S. Senate special election runoff in Mississippi (all times local):5:10 p.m.As Mississippi's U.S. Senate race intensifies, Republicans are slamming Democrat Mike Espy's lobbying work for an African leader who was later charged with crimes against humanity.Republican ...

Update: Trump heads to Philly to promote trade, economy

U.S. 10/02/18, 12:36

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):12:20 p.m.President Donald Trump speaks at a rally Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Johnson City, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)President Donald Trump is set to promote his new North American trade agreement and ...

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