Biden warns GOP could set nation on ‘path to chaos’ as democratic system faces strain

Comment on this story Comment Signs of strain in the nation’s democratic system mounted Wednesday with less than a week left before the midterm elections, as President Biden warned that candidates who refuse to accept Tuesday’s results could set the nation on a “path to chaos.” Biden’s grim assessment in a speech Wednesday evening came … Read more

New Hampshire US senate debate features Maggie Hassan, Don Bolduc

The major candidates for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire clashed often on the debate stage Wednesday, less than a week before voters head to the polls in the intensely watched race.Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan is being challenged by Republican Don Bolduc, a retired Army general.>> U.S. Senate candidates on the issuesThroughout the debate, … Read more

Parkland Gunman Gets 34 Life Sentences

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Brimming with rage, disappointment and grief, relatives of the 17 people fatally shot at a Florida high school four years ago confronted the gunman at a charged two-day sentencing hearing in which they repeatedly denounced the criminal justice system for sparing his life. For the first time since the 2018 mass … Read more

North Korea fires multiple ballistic missiles, residents in Japan told to shelter

TOKYO/SEOUL, Nov 3 (Reuters) – North Korea fired multiple ballistic missiles on Thursday, including one that triggered an alert for residents in parts of central and northern Japan to seek shelter, the latest in a record year of missile testing by the nuclear-armed North. Despite an initial government warning that a missile had overflown Japan, … Read more

Two teenagers killed Spanish teacher over bad grade, Iowa prosecutors allege | Iowa

Two Iowa teenagers killed their high school Spanish teacher because of frustration over a bad grade, prosecutors said on Tuesday in court documents. The documents were filed ahead of a hearing on Wednesday where a judge will hear arguments on whether to suppress any evidence against Willard Miller and Jeremy Goodale, who are charged with … Read more

New Hampshire senate debate features Maggie Hassan, Don Bolduc

The final debate involving candidates in one of the most-closely-watched races in the country takes place Wednesday night in New Hampshire.The candidates for U.S. Senate — Democratic U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan and Republican Don Bolduc — will take the Granite State Debate stage.>> U.S. Senate candidates on the issuesAt 8 p.m., the debate can be … Read more

Biden calls midterms a ‘defining moment’ for democracy amid political violence and voter intimidation

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday said the midterms are a “defining moment” for democracy as threats of political violence and voter intimidation loom over the upcoming elections. In closing remarks days before the midterms, Biden again called election deniers an existential threat to democracy, tying the Jan. 6 insurrection to last week’s attack … Read more