Former U.S. House speaker Nancy Pelosi eyes gavel once more

World / Politics Nov 7, 2018

Former U.S. House speaker Nancy Pelosi eyes gavel once more

With Democrats capturing control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday's midterms, one lawmaker will reclaim the mantle of Washington's most powerful woman — and an opposition scourge for President Donald Trump. Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is expected to become speaker of the House, ...

How a Democratic U.S. House could alter foreign policy

World / Politics Nov 7, 2018

How a Democratic U.S. House could alter foreign policy

Democrats will use their new majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to reverse what they see as a hands-off approach by Republicans toward President Donald Trump's foreign policy, and push for tougher dealings with Russia, Saudi Arabia and North Korea. Rep. Eliot Engel, the ...

Great-grandmother, 106, gets U.S. citizenship on Election Day

World Nov 7, 2018

Great-grandmother, 106, gets U.S. citizenship on Election Day

A 106-year-old great-grandmother born in El Salvador became an American citizen Tuesday as the U.S. held bitterly contested midterm elections in which Central American immigration was a hot-button issue. Maria Valles Bonilla waved a small American flag at a ceremony in Washington, her hand on ...