Results of US midterm elections bring hope for inclusive politics
Illustration by Curt Merlo for Arab News. Although the embers have since cooled in one of the most hotly anticipated and closely watched midterm elections in the US, its striking results are likely to leave a profound impact on American politics for the foreseeable future.
Trump warns of government shutdown next month over border security
Ahead of U.S. congressional elections earlier this month, Trump denounced the approach of a caravan of migrants as an "invasion" that threatened American national security, and he sent thousands of U.S. troops to the border to help secure it.
US-China trade war could go on until 2020 presidential elections
Trade tensions between the U.S. and China could go into "a temporary hiatus" in the coming months, but would remain unresolved until the presidential elections in 2020, predicts Steve Brice, chief investment strategist at Standard Chartered Private Bank.
The election that won't end: 2 House seats in New York, 1 in California remain in question
More than two weeks after the Nov. 6 election, The Associated Press has yet to call a pair of House races – both in The Empire State – and FiveThirtyEight, the data analysis website founded by statistician-turned-journalist Nate Silver, is questioning the AP’s call in another House race.