Hiding out in a gritty slum, a politically connected couple believed to have ordered an attack that killed six people and left 43 students missing in September tried to lie low as dozens of federal agents staked out their suspected hiding spots.
WASHINGTON (AP) — With sweeping victories that exceeded their own sky-high expectations, the GOP has dealt President Barack Obama and Democrats the most devastating electoral defeat of his presidency. Their prize is full control of Congress, and with it, the power to shape the direction of America's government in the next two years.
Tom Wolf, the wealthy businessman and first-time candidate who was just elected to govern one of the nation's most populous states, will see his political instincts put to the test when he assumes Pennsylvania's highest office in January.
By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Residents of Oregon, Alaska, and the U.S. capital voted to legalize marijuana on Tuesday, in key victories that could fuel the legalization movement as cannabis usage is increasingly recognized by the American mainstream. The Oregon and Alaska measures would legalize recreational pot use and usher in a network of retail pot shops similar to those operating in Washington state and Colorado, which in 2012 voted to become the first U.S. states to allow marijuana use for fun. ...