Senate Democrats on Wednesday reversed course in the Kentucky race and put campaign cash behind television ads for Alison Lundergan Grimes and her bid to oust Republican Mitch McConnell.
More than $93 million has been raised by Proposition 46 opponents, while backers have raised at least $9.1 million, as of Wednesday.
Blackwater security guards claimed self-defense in the slaying of more than 30 Iraqis, but the jury found the men guilty of charges ranging from manslaughter to first-degree murder.
The Pentagon is confirming that Islamic State group militants were able to seize one of the 28 bundles of weapons and medical supplies dropped to Kurdish forces on Monday.
Governors are locked in tight races for another term in Connecticut and Florida, with women more likely to choose the Democrat, a Quinnipiac Poll released Wednesday said.
Four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards were convicted in Washington Wednesday in the shooting deaths of 14 Iraqis in 2007.
Hispanic influence at the ballot box won't be insignificant in tight races, the National Council of La Raza says.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist displayed their mutual contempt to a national TV audience in the home stretch of the costliest and meanest campaign in the country.
Audio clips and photographs taken by police officers at the scene of a brawl involving the family of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin were released Tuesday by the Anchorage Police Department.
South Miami Vice Mayor Harris says Tallahassee isn't concerned with the effect of sea-level rise on southern coastal communities.
The U.S. is ready to cooperate with Cuba in the international fight against Ebola in West Africa, the State Department confirmed.
Gabby Giffords became the face of the gun control movement after she was shot through the head as she met with constituents outside a grocery store in Tucson.
Homeland Security appears to be preparing for an increase in the number of immigrants applying for work permits after President Obama announces his long-promised plans for executive actions on immigration reform later this year.
President Obama met Wednesday with his new Ebola "czar," Ron Klain, to begin the complicated task of coordinating activity among numerous agencies.
Georgia's electorate is changing fast, state officials said Tuesday, underscoring a shift that Democrats see as critical to making gains in a state dominated by Republicans.