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YOUR PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE

Fact check: Trump's rhetoric on voter fraud is misleading

Facing closely contested election races in Florida and Arizona, President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric regarding voting fr… Read more

Photos: Scenes of devastation as wildfires torch both ends of California

Wildfires continued to rage on both ends of the state, with gusty winds expected overnight which will challenge firefighters. The statewide… Read more

A look at how ranked-choice voting works and why Maine used it in the midterms

Instead of selecting a single winner on Election Day, Maine voters were asked to rank all of the candidates from best to worst on the ballot in a new way of voting approved by state voters. Here's a look at what ranked-choice voting is and why the state decided to use it. Read more

ON THE TRAIL

Newcomer Andy Kim beats GOP Rep. MacArthur in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic former national security aide to Barack Obama Andy Kim defeated two-term Republican incumbent Rep. Tom MacArthur in New Jersey's 3rd District, leaving the state GOP with just one House seat in the next Congress. Read more

Photo of Hitler embracing child of Jewish grandmother sold

WASHINGTON (AP) — A photograph showing Adolf Hitler embracing a young girl who had a Jewish grandmother has sold at auction for more than $11,000. Read more

Mattis defends use of military on US-Mexico border

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday defended the use of active duty troops on the U.S.-Mexican border, saying that in some ways it provides good training for war. He argued that it's analogous to a 1916 deployment to counter the Mexican revolutionary Gen. Francisco "Pancho" Villa. Read more



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DIGITAL EXCLUSIVES

Newcomer Andy Kim beats GOP Rep. MacArthur in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic former national security aide to Barack Obama Andy Kim defeated two-term Republican incumbent Rep. Tom MacArthur in New Jersey's 3rd District, leaving the state GOP with just one House seat in the next Congress. Read more

Photo of Hitler embracing child of Jewish grandmother sold

WASHINGTON (AP) — A photograph showing Adolf Hitler embracing a young girl who had a Jewish grandmother has sold at auction for more than $11,000. Read more

Major Media Outlets Say They Support CNN's Lawsuit Against Trump