Mark Kelly wins in Arizona, putting Democrats one seat away from keeping control of Senate

Mark Kelly wins in Arizona, putting Democrats one seat away from keeping control of Senate

Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., addresses supporters at an election night event in Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 8, 2022.Alberto Mariani/The Associated Press Arizona Senator Mark Kelly has won re-election, putting the Democrats one seat away from holding the upper chamber in midterm elections and dealing another blow to form President Donald Trump’s far-right faction of the Republican … Read more

Democrat Mary Peltola beats Sarah Palin in special Alaska House election

Democrat Mary Peltola beats Sarah Palin in special Alaska House election

Democrat Mary Peltola won the special election for Alaska’s only US House seat on Wednesday, besting a field that included Republican Sarah Palin, who was seeking a political comeback in the state where she was once governor. Peltola, who is Yup’ik and turned 49 on Wednesday, will become the first Alaska Native to serve in … Read more

Ontario election: Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives win second majority

Ontario election: Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives win second majority

Ontario PC Party Leader Doug Ford and wife, Karla, react after he was re-elected as the Premier of Ontario in Toronto on June 2.Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press Premier Doug Ford has easily won a second majority government after a roller-coaster term dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with both NDP and Liberal leaders resigning in the … Read more

Sensors were adjusted on ride where teen fell to death

Sensors were adjusted on ride where teen fell to death

Sensors on a Florida amusement park ride had been adjusted manually to double the size of the opening for restraints on two seats, resulting in a 14-year-old boy not being properly secured before he slipped out and fell to his death, according to an initial report released Monday by outside engineers. The average opening for … Read more

The bodies, like the bad memories, keep coming at the Chernihiv regional morgue in Ukraine

The bodies, like the bad memories, keep coming at the Chernihiv regional morgue in Ukraine

Yuriy Fenenko, deputy director of the Chernihiv regional morgue Chernihiv. Ukraine.Photography by Anton Skyba/The Globe and Mail Yuriy Fenenko was stoically recounting the statistics, flipping through pages of handwritten notes about the hundreds of bodies that have arrived at the Chernihiv regional morgue since Russia’s war on Ukraine began. Then he broke down. When the … Read more