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EXPLAINER: Why AP called Virginia for Biden

EXPLAINER: Why AP called Virginia for Biden

WHY AP CALLED VIRGINIA FOR BIDEN: The AP declared Democratic nominee Joe Biden the winner of Virginia at 7:31 p.m.
Asia Today: South Korea OKs single test for COVID-19 and flu

Asia Today: South Korea OKs single test for COVID-19 and flu

Health officials in South Korea have approved a new test that’s designed to detect both COVID-19 and seasonal influenza from the same samples, which would help prevent disruption at hospitals as the pandemic stretches into the flu season.
US futures, Asia markets rise as investors eye US election

US futures, Asia markets rise as investors eye US election

U.S. futures rose and Asia markets posted gains as investors worldwide await the results from the U.S. presidential election. Just after 10 p.m.
Georgia Republican who supports QAnon wins US House seat

Georgia Republican who supports QAnon wins US House seat

ATLANTA — Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene, who expressed racist views and support for QAnon conspiracy theories in a series of online videos, has won a U.S. House seat representing northwest Georgia.
GOP manoeuvrs to challenge battleground absentee ballots

GOP manoeuvrs to challenge battleground absentee ballots

WASHINGTON — Republicans are keeping their legal options open to challenge absentee ballots in Pennsylvania, if the battleground state could swing President Donald Trump's reelection.
Europe tightens restrictions as virus hospitalizations rise

Europe tightens restrictions as virus hospitalizations rise

ATHENS, Greece — Coronavirus cases hit new daily highs this week in Russia, and Germany and the U.K. announced plans Tuesday to expand virus testing as European countries battled rapidly increasing COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations.
'Vote and get home,' anxious voters say on Election Day

'Vote and get home,' anxious voters say on Election Day

She carefully planned a five-hour drive to the polling place in her Tennessee hometown to vote on Election Day.
Ivory Coast's Ouattara wins 3rd term, amid rising tensions

Ivory Coast's Ouattara wins 3rd term, amid rising tensions

ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire — Security forces in Ivory Coast dispersed opposition supporters with tear gas while protesters erected barricades in the streets Tuesday after President Alassane Ouattara was declared the winner of a controversial third term.
High court could halt move toward leniency for kids who kill

High court could halt move toward leniency for kids who kill

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday suggested it could halt what has been a gradual move toward more leniency for children who are convicted of murder.
Nation by nation, the world watches Election Day in the US

Nation by nation, the world watches Election Day in the US

For four years, the world’s nations have watched as a very different American president engages with the international community — or doesn’t. Longtime alliances have been strained, agreements wiped away, tariffs erected, funding withdrawn.