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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid
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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid

Updated Oct. 27, 2022 10:38 am ET Listen to article (1 minute) Kyiv residents are facing prolonged blackouts, after Russian airstrikes again hit the Ukrainian electric system overnight, further degrading the country’s ability to keep the lights on. Yasno, a Ukrainian energy company, wrote on Facebook on Thursday that Russia had again hit the power...

Surprises rock the Senate races that will decide America’s future
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Surprises rock the Senate races that will decide America’s future

CNN  —  Late twists are rocking the tight Senate races that will decide the destiny of a chamber now narrowly run by Democrats – as well as the future direction of America itself – on Election Day in just 12 days. The Democrats’ best chance of snatching a Senate seat held by Republicans may have...

Arizona gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs’ campaign headquarters burglarized
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Arizona gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs’ campaign headquarters burglarized

CNN  —  The campaign headquarters of Arizona’s Democratic candidate for governor and current Secretary of State Katie Hobbs was broken into this week, a campaign official and law enforcement told CNN on Wednesday. Phoenix police responded to a burglary report Tuesday afternoon and “learned that items were taken from the property sometime during the night,”...

Hikes rates by 75 basis points, new terms for European banks
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Hikes rates by 75 basis points, new terms for European banks

The European Central Bank has announced its third consecutive increase in interesr rates this year. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The European Central Bank announced Thursday a 75-basis-point interest rate hike — its third consecutive increase this year — while also scaling back support for European banks. Following much speculation by market participants, the ECB...

Fetterman’s rocky debate raises anxiety among Democrats
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Fetterman’s rocky debate raises anxiety among Democrats

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Democrat John Fetterman’s rocky debate performance fueled concern inside his party on Wednesday, as leaders assessed whether it would significantly shift a race that could decide control of the U.S. Senate and the future of Joe Biden’s presidency. Appearing on stage five months after his stroke, Fetterman, Pennsylvania’s 53-year-old lieutenant...