US Democrats urge acting attorney general to step aside from Russia probe

Top Democrats stepped up pressure Sunday on acting US Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to step aside from overseeing a special counsel probe into… Read Article

Midterm polls: California House races hang in balance amid slow vote count

California's pro-Russia congressman, Dana Rohrabacher, is one of four Republican incumbents in the state whose seats are still in danger of falling… Read Article

US midterm elections: What do the results mean for the country’s uncertain future

By Scott Lucas America has voted, the results are in, but the country’s future remains uncertain – for now. Read Article

US stocks jump at the open after midterm results

Wall Street stocks rose early Wednesday after Democrats won control of the House of Representatives in key midterm elections even as President Donald… Read Article

For Democrats, US House win moves Pelosi to center stage

Now that the Democrats have won control of the US House of Representatives, they need to choose a leader and that means solving one of their toughest… Read Article

Trump faces blitz of investigations from Democrats, threatens to 'consider' same in return

Armed with subpoenas and a long list of grievances, a small group of lawmakers will lead the investigations poised to make President Donald Trump's… Read Article

Trump says Democrat Pelosi 'deserves' to be House speaker

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threw his support behind top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi, saying she ought to be US House Speaker, one day… Read Article

Informal group of Indian-Americans, 'Samosa Caucus', fails to increase its strength in US midterm

The so-called Samosa Caucus - informal group of the Indian Americans in the US Congress - failed to increase its strength, even as its all four… Read Article

Factbox: Seven takeaways from US congressional elections

Tuesday's US congressional elections ended with what might be called a split decision. Read Article

Kremlin says it sees no prospects for better Russia-US ties

The Kremlin on Wednesday said it saw no bright prospects for an improvement in ties between Russia and the United States any time soon, as Moscow… Read Article