Meet the 8 New Members of the Senate

Politics 11/09/18, 04:26

While Republicans lost control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday’s elections, the GOP likely strengthened its Senate majority by three seats, to gain a 54-seat majority. One race, in Mississippi, won’t be decided until Nov. 27, as incumbent Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith, appointed in April, is set to face Democrat Mike ...

3 Million Venezuelans Have Fled the Country

America 11/08/18, 23:16

The number of refugees and migrants fleeing Venezuela amid the country’s severe economic downfall has now reached 3 million, the United Nations refugee agency announced Thursday, the most since 2015. Data from national immigration authorities revealed surrounding countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have taken in nearly 2.4 million Venezuelans as ...

Newsom faces newcomer Cox in California governor race

U.S. 11/06/18, 02:13

A Democratic heavyweight faces a Republican businessman who's never held elected office in Tuesday's race for California governor, which will determine the future of the state's aggressive resistance to President Donald Trump. Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is strongly favored over Republican John Cox in s state where the GOP has ...

The global lost: 56,800 migrants dead and missing in 4 years

Africa 11/01/18, 00:29

One by one, five to a grave, the coffins are buried in the red earth of this ill-kept corner of a South African cemetery. The scrawl on the cheap wood attests to their anonymity: "Unknown B/Male." These men were migrants from elsewhere in Africa with next to nothing who sought a ...

Update: UN over 45,000 migrants reached Spain this year

Europe 10/23/18, 06:41

The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local):12:30 p.m.The U.N. migration agency says that so far this year Spain has received more migrants via the Mediterranean Sea than it did in the previous three years combined.A migrant walks with her child on their way toward the border crossing of ...

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