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Millions of voters will soon go to the polls across the US, but they won’t be picking a president. The impact of the midterm elections, however, could be almost as significant.
On the eve of the midterm elections, Democrats continue to hold a double-digit lead over Republicans in a generic congressional ballot among likely voters, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. The party’s 55% to 42% advantage in the new poll mirrors their lead in early October and is about the same as the 10-point edge they held just after Labor Day.
Facebook took down a network of Facebook pages and Instagram accounts Monday night after a tip from US law enforcement, just a few hours before polls open in this year’s midterm elections.
The doomed Lion Air flight that crashed into the sea, killing 189 passengers last month, was found to have a malfunctioning air speed indicator for its last four flights — and, crucially, at the time of the crash, according to the head of Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee.
A US Navy reconnaissance aircraft flying in international airspace over the Black Sea was intercepted by a Russian fighter jet Monday in an unsafe and unprofessional manner, according to three US defense officials and a statement from the Navy.
Tech tycoon Jack Ma really hates the trade war between the United States and China.
As Washington awaits a potential reshaping of the political order on Capitol Hill, multiple sources inside and outside the Trump administration tell CNN that an all but certain shakeup is quietly underway at the White House, as President Donald Trump is poised to reshuffle his Cabinet for the second half of his first term.
A mysterious cigar-shaped object spotted tumbling through our solar system last year may have been an alien spacecraft sent to investigate Earth, astronomers from Harvard University have suggested.
After seven years as leader, Mr Kim appears to have moved a step up in North Korea’s personality cult.
A new study says that big hydro electricity projects in Europe and the US have been disastrous for the environment.
Exports have almost tripled since 2013 as the fruit’s global reputation as a healthy food fuels demand.
His name isn’t on the ballot but make no mistake – these elections are all about Trump, says the BBC’s Jon Sopel.
Supporters began chanting as the president held a final rally in Missouri ahead of Tuesday’s midterms.
Remember how confident you felt casting your vote in the last election?
The British actor celebrated his new status with a message about the U.S. midterms.
“The president paints a picture of Democratic control of Congress that is as nonsensical as it is dystopian,” said the CNN host.
The actor, who’s thrown his support behind Cruz’s Democratic rival Beto O’Rourke, excoriated the Texas senator in a Monday tweet.
Instagram is trying to make its platform more attractive for students to hang out on, and a new report suggests the platform is looking into school Stories.
It’s been nine months since we saw SpaceX’s heroic space suit-clad mannequin cruising through space in a Tesla Roadster. And now, he’s gone beyond Mars.
Chinese company Royole showed off its FlexPai handset, the first foldable phone you’ll actually be able to buy.
Jimmy Kimmel has a good way of shaming people into ensuring they vote in the midterms: quizzing people who lied about voting.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson put out a call to vote, and it’s mildly terrifying.