National

(Washington, DC) -- Polls begin opening within the hour on this Election Day. The biggest question in national politics is control of the U.S. Senate. A pickup of six seats will give Republicans control for the first time since 2007. The GOP is expected to easily keep control of...
(Undated) -- A lot of voters think President Obama needs to "re-think" his administration's approach to major issues if Democrats lose control of the Senate. The latest Reuters /Ipsos poll finds 75-percent of people surveyed saying the administration needs to re-think its...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- A 102-year-old Los Angeles woman will vote in a national election for the first time today. Guadalupe Portillo came from Mexico in the 1980s. Portillo became a U.S. citizen last year, and hopes to get more Latinos to the voting booth. She says when she reads...
(Towson, MD) -- Police in a Baltimore suburb say they've intercepted and stopped plans for a school shooting. Officers arrested a 16-year-old boy over the weekend. Investigators say he told them he planned to use bombs and a gun to kill people at the Carver Center for the Arts...
(Washington, DC) -- Today's election may see a shift in how Millennials traditionally vote. Sean Foreman is a political science professor at Barry University and believes the younger generation is tuning out this election because they are fed up with the politics as usual mantra...
(Undated) -- The Air Force is relieving two nuclear missile fleet commanders because of what the Pentagon calls a loss of confidence in the officers' ability to lead. Lieutenant Colonel Jimmy Brown was relieved of command at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota after an...
(Conroe, TX) -- Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson is avoiding jail time by pleading guilty to a misdemeanor reckless assault charge in his child abuse case. Pro Football Talk reports if the agreement is approved by Judge Kelly Case, Peterson will pay a fine, be...
(Seattle, WA) -- The federal government is suing Southwest Airlines on claims it violated Federal Aviation Administration regulations. The Justice Department says Southwest is liable for changes made to 44 Boeing 737s by Washington-based Aviation Technical Services from 2006 to...
(Washington, DC) -- The Justice Department continues to discuss possible executive actions on immigration reform. Attorney General Eric Holder says talks are continuing with the White House over what the President may do on immigration reform after the midterm elections. Holder...