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Nation & World Briefs: December 13

Nation & World Briefs: December 13

Associated Press

December 13, 2018

Turkey train crash leaves 7 dead, dozens injured A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, killing seven people and injuring 46 others, officials and news re said. The 6:30 a.m. (0330 GMT) train from Ankara to the ce...

What brought Kavanaugh and Ford in front of the Senate and what will come of it

What brought Kavanaugh and Ford in front of the Senate and what will come of it

Marin Scott, Nation & World Editor

October 1, 2018

The hearings of Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford have solidified partisan lines. With both Democrats and Republicans refusing to break ranks on the controversial nominee, the vetting process has included addressing everything from him under oath to sexual assault allegations. On...

The electoral battleground: National midterms 2014

The electoral battleground: National midterms 2014

Kevin Gross

October 26, 2014

This year’s Nov. 4 midterm elections will occur across a heated political battleground. Currently, Republicans hold a majority in the House, while Democrats hold a slim majority in the Senate with key seats in states traditionally hostile to Democrats. Additionally, 29 states have Republican gov...

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