Republican Kevin McCarthy loses three rounds of dramatic vote for speaker of US House of Representatives as hardliners from his own party rebel against him, leaving new Republican majority in turmoil.
McCarthy could become the first nominee for US House speaker in 100 years to fail to win initial support from his own colleagues.
Thousands of migrants are anticipating end of a public-health rule known as Title 42, which has left some biding time in Mexico.
President Joe Biden has lost his approval rating of late, with his popularity taking a fall to 41 percent from 46 percent in October, a new survey reveals.
If an agreement is not reached by December 9, the world's largest economy could see nearly 7,000 freight trains grind to a halt, at a cost of more than $2 billion a day, according to the American Association of Railroads.
In his first major appearance since announcing his intention to run again in 2024, ex-US leader Donald Trump says "Republican Party is a much bigger and more powerful party than it was before I got there."
Nancy Pelosi, longtime leader of Democrats in Washington and a master strategist as House speaker, says she will stand down when Republicans take over the chamber in January.
President Joe Biden congratulates his Republican opponents for winning control of the US House of Representatives and says he was willing to work with them and serve the American people.
Ex-US president says "America's comeback starts right now" as he announces he will run for president in 2024 at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida state.
Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto wins re-election in Nevada state, Edison Research projects, in a victory that guarantees the Senate will be controlled by Democrats in 2023.
Control of Senate may come down to Nevada, where a slow ballot count entered its final act in the nail-biter contest between Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and Republican challenger Adam Laxalt.
Conservative Rupert Murdoch's media criticises ex-US president Donald Trump for making Republicans underperform in the midterm elections.
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