Democrat Stacey Abrams, who was vying to become the first black woman governor in U.S. history, said Republican Brian Kemp would be Georgia’s next chief executive but vowed to file a federal lawsuit accusing the state of mismanaging the election and disenfranchising voters.
More than three weeks after Super Typhoon Yutu struck the U.S. Pacific Ocean islands of Saipan and Tinian, at least three-quarters of households there remain without electricity, the federal government said Friday.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio fired investigations commissioner Mark Peters, once one of his closest political allies, after his work grew into federal probes of city public-housing management and de Blasio’s fundraising practices.
Representative Carlos Curbelo, a Republican from Florida, discusses being singled out by President Donald Trump for his midterm election loss, his plans for the future, and the recount held for Florida's senate race. He speaks with Bloomberg's Jason Kelly on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
A group of Democratic senators is demanding that Facebook Inc. chief Mark Zuckerberg respond to news reports that the social media giant used contractors to retaliate against critics of its privacy practices and efforts to combat Russian propaganda on its platform.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is struggling to fend off a push to remove her, but a change of leadership wouldn’t solve all the difficult Brexit questions, said Jane Foley, head of currency strategy at Rabobank.
Andrew Wheeler, who has been the EPA’s acting head since the resignation of scandal-plagued Scott Pruitt, will be nominated to lead the agency, President Donald Trump said Friday.
Democratic Senator Chris Coons said Facebook Inc. officials should return to Capitol Hill to testify to lawmakers again following a scathing report on how it handled the spread of fake news and misinformation on its platform.
The Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments early next year on lawsuits challenging the addition of a question about citizenship to the 2020 census, acting with unusual speed in a politically charged case.
President Donald Trump said he is optimistic about resolving the U.S. trade dispute with China after receiving a response to his demands from Beijing, ahead of a widely anticipated meeting with China’s Xi Jinping in Argentina this month.