President Trump says relations with Saudi Arabia will continue, despite the CIA saying it's likely the crown prince was involved in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. And racial comments in a runoff election for a Senate seat in Mississippi took center stage in a candidate debate.
Despite calls for change, Nancy Pelosi is confident she has the votes to be elected House speaker. China's Xi Jinping begins a state visit in the Philippines. Also, Airbnb says it will no longer post listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.
In northern California, the search continues for more victims of the Camp Fire. President Trump has visited some areas impacted by wildfires. And, Britain's prime minister begins a critical week of Brexit negotiations with the European Union.
Search teams in California have a grim duty as the death toll in the Camp Fire rises. In Florida, it's the deadline to finish counting ballots in the senate and governor races. Britain's Brexit secretary resigns, casting doubt on whether the latest plan for an orderly divorce from the EU can make it through Parliament.
The death toll is up to at least 48 in California wildfires. British Prime Minister Theresa May presents a Brexit plan to her cabinet today. And a look at China's growing repression of mostly Muslim minorities.
The death toll in the California wildfires climbs to 44. Official results show: Arizona voted for a Democratic senator for the first time in 30 years. Amazon is on the verge of announcing its second headquarters.
A Ventura County Sheriffs officer stands near a vehicle near the Borderline Bar and Grill, where 12 people were killed and several injured on November 8, 2018 in Thousand Oaks, California.
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Jeff Sessions resigns as attorney general and is replaced by a Trump loyalist, Matthew Whitaker. It's the first major White House shakeup since Democrats won control of the House in the midterm elections. And convicted felons who have served their terms in Florida will now be able to vote.
Democrats have taken the House in the midterm elections, and Republicans consolidated their control of the Senate. And in Florida, Republican Ron DeSantis, a Trump acolyte, won a hard-fought race for governor of the key battleground state.
President Trump has a full day of campaigning ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections. A legal battle begins over whether a controversial question remains on the 2020 census. And, Iran's president says they will sell oil and break U.S.-imposed sanctions.
In Florida, the ultimate swing state in national elections, 1.5 million people cannot vote, because they have a past felony on their record. And there is one way for people to try and get that right back: Ask the governor directly. We're sharing a bonus episode of Embedded.
With five days to go before voters go to the polls in the mid-terms, candidates are making their closing arguments. President Trump has his own closing argument and it's all about immigration. In Minnesota's 8th District, a longtime Democratic House seat is contested in this midterm. A lawsuit that has implications for affirmative action laws nationwide is wrapping up in Boston, where Harvard University is defending its admissions practices.
Americans are increasingly uneasy with the lack of civility in politics. They fear it will lead to more violence of the kind we've seen this past week. That's one finding of a recent NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll. ACA insurance exchanges open today, and they're functioning effectively, with lower rates and healthy profits for the participating insurers. The White House is calling for a cease-fire in Yemen and peace talks within one month.
President Trump has made immigration his focus ahead of the mid-terms. It's a winner with Republicans, not so much with Independents. A new poll from NPR and IPSOS about sexual harassment and the #METOO movement offers an interesting finding: those surveyed were more closely divided by party than by gender. In Pakistan a Christian woman awaiting the death penalty on a blasphemy conviction has successfully appealed her case. After eight years behind bars, she's been acquitted of all charges by Pakistan's highest court.
President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will pay a visit to the Pittsburgh community shattered by a mass-shooting last weekend at a synagogue. On-line conspiracy theories and the culture of hate emigrate to the mainstream from the dark web via social media. The Pentagon will deploy over 5000 active-duty troops to the US-Mexico border this week, just days before the mid-term election, but still weeks prior to the expected arrival date of a caravan of migrants, traveling mostly on foot.
Eleven worshipers at a Pittsburgh synagogue died Saturday in an attack by a gunman shouting anti-semitic statements. The final week of campaigning, ahead of mid-term elections will no doubt involve denunciation of the weekend synagogue shooting, as well as last week's mailing of pipe bombs to Trump opponents by a Florida man, but will those events change how voters vote? Brazil has elected far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro to be its next president, and by a wide margin.
How did former Olympic gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sexually abuse hundreds of girls and women for decades? To understand how he got away with it, we have to begin with the doctor in his prime, when everyone thought of him as Larry, the good guy. We're sharing the first episode of Believed, a new podcast from Michigan Radio and NPR.
The latest on the investigation of the 10 packages sent across the nation to multiple high-profile Democrats. Also, a new poll suggests voters' impression of Trump will impact their vote in November. Also, our reporting from one of the few swing districts in Texas.
The FBI confirms that potentially destructive devices were sent to prominent Democrats. At a rally, President Trump called for civility and criticized the media's tone. Also, a Saudi investment conference ends today. Many high profile speakers and sponsors withdrew from the event in the wake of Jamal Khashoggi's killing.
What is the relationship between Israel and Saudi Arabia, and how could Jamal Khashoggi's killing change it? A Japanese journalist reportedly surfaced in Turkey after disappearing in Syria three years ago. And, President Trump will sign a bill to address the opioid epidemic today.