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Another House win caps Democratic rout in California
Democrat Gil Cisneros wins GOP-held US House seat in Southern California, cements stunning political realignment that leaves vast swath of Los Angeles metro area under Democratic control.
As Florida recount ends, Sen. Nelson concedes race to Scott
Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon whose career highlight may have been a trip on the space shuttle, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday.
Searchers in California wildfire step up efforts before rain
Northern California crews braced for strong winds, with gusts up to 50mph, that could erode gains they've made against the country's deadliest wildfire in a century.
Rhodes scholar class features plenty of women, immigrants
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, and almost half of the 32 winners are immigrants or first-generation Americans.
Bloomberg donates 'unprecedented' $1.8B to Johns Hopkins
Former New York City Mayor and businessman Michael Bloomberg is donating nearly $2 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University.