Brianna Provenzano
Brianna Provenzano

Mexico requests the US conduct “exhaustive investigation” into use of tear gas at border

While Mexico’s Foreign Ministry has continued to stress a "focus on shared responsibility” in handling the immigration crisis, Trump has called upon Mexico to bear the lion’s share of the burden.

Mexico’s incoming administration now denies deal with US on immigration

After the 'Washington Post' reported that the Trump administration had cut a deal with the incoming Mexican government on immigration, Mexico unambiguously denied such an agreement ever existed.

Trump foiled again at the border as federal judge halts White House ban on asylum claims

The decision comes after Trump also authorized the deployment of more than 5,000 active-duty military troops to the border — a move widely panned as a political stunt.

Abrams slams Kemp’s “erosion of our democracy” as she ends Georgia gubernatorial bid

Abrams suspended her campaign, but did not concede to Kemp, whom she accused of voter disenfranchisement.

As death toll from the California Camp Fire mounts, residents say officials could have done more

“I wish we had the opportunity to get more alerts out, more of a warning out, but unfortunately we didn’t,” Butte County Sheriff Kory L. Honea said during a press conference.

Amid Florida’s contentious recount battles, lawsuits pile up

The only thing in Florida more ubiquitous than election recounts might be the lawsuits that have sprouted up in the interest of keeping them fair.

Senator in runoff election against black opponent faces backlash over “public hanging” comment

In a formal statement, Espy’s campaign said the comments were “reprehensible.”

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about the midterms

Here are five stories you might have missed this week.

Federal appeals court delivers blow to Trump plans to cancel DACA protections

DACA recipients are safe — for now.

Brian Kemp resigns as Georgia secretary of state

“The votes are not there for her,” Kemp said of a legal challenge Stacey Abrams is reportedly preparing against him.

Gun control lost in Florida on election night, but student activists vow to fight on

Even in the face of defeat in Florida last night, the young gun violence survivors activists who make up the March for Our Lives movement remained unflappable.

Anthony Brindisi beats Trump supporter Claudia Tenney in New York’s 22nd District

Anthony Brindisi will now serve as the representative for New York's 22nd District.

Andrew Gillum concedes in Florida’s closely watched gubernatorial race

Ron DeSantis' win comes in spite of a groundswell of support for Gillum during an ugly midterm contest marred by accusations of racism.

Abigail Spanberger unseats incumbent Rep. Dave Brat in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District

Abigail Spanberger pulled off an upset victory on Tuesday night, unseating incumbent Republican Rep. Dave Brat to become the next representative for Virginia’s 7th Congressional District.

Ted Cruz defeats Beto O’Rourke in vicious Texas Senate race

Ted Cruz narrowly hung on to the Texas Senate seat he has occupied since 2013.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress

Ocasio-Cortez, 29, had been all but guaranteed victory in deep-blue New York.

Democrats see racist 11th-hour messaging in 2018 midterm cycle

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue called the Florida governor's race "cotton-pickin' important" and a racist robocall labeled Stacey Abrams a "negress."

It’s a midterm year and the NRA’s political spending has fallen off a cliff. What gives?

“This notion that the NRA is a super-powerful lobby, and if you go against them they will crush you — what’s become clear is that that is really a myth.”

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about the caravan

Here are five stories you might have missed this week.