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Snow blanketing Prospect Park in Brooklyn, in January 2014. Forecasters expect Wednesday’s high temperature to be minus 25 degrees Celsius in Chicago and Minneapolis. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

A blast of Arctic-chilled air from the polar vortex brought dangerous, record-setting cold to a wide swath of the eastern United States on Tuesday, s(...)

Republican US Senate candidate Rick Scott  with his daughter Alison at his midterm election night party in Naples, Florida, on November 6th. Mr Scott took 50.05 per cent of the recounted vote. Photograph: Joe Skipper/Reuters

Republicans look set to widen their majority in the US Senate after two Florida recounts – one by machine, one manual – confirmed that the state’s out(...)

Palm Beach County election officials prepare to recount ballots in West Palm Beach, Florida. Photograph:  Michele Eve Sandberg / AFP

Florida election officials on Thursday were racing toward a deadline to finish a recount of ballots in close races for the US Senate and governor’s se(...)

Protesters  before a ballot recount in Lauderhill, Florida, US. Photograph: Reuters/Carlo Allegri

US president Donald Trump has called for the election recount in Florida to be abandoned and for Republican election candidates to be appointed, as he(...)

Lisa Tierney-Keogh: ‘The talk of a blue wave of Democratic voters was just that: talk.’

There is no dust settling after the US midterms. Within 24 hours of the elections, Donald Trump started clearing house and throwing tantrums. He fired(...)

 Stacey Abrams, the Demcratic candidae for governor of Georgia: “In a civilised nation, the machinery of democracy should work for everyone, everywhere.” Photograph: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images

The US midterm elections brought significant gains for Democrats, who retook the House of Representatives and snatched several governorships from the (...)

Voters wait to get a ballot at a polling station during the mid-term elections at the Old Stone School in Hillsboro, Virginia. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images

Results were beginning to come in on Tuesday night after the US voted at the end of a divisive campaign to decide whether Donald Trump’s Republican Pa(...)

People cast their ballots at a community centre during early voting for the US midterm elections in Potomac, Maryland on October 25th. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

The midterm elections to decide on the make-up of Congress take place across the United States on Tuesday, with all 435 seats in the House of Represen(...)

Early voting at a  polling station at West Los Angeles College in Culver City, California on Sunday. Photograph: Mike Nelson/EPA

As the midterm election campaign finally comes to a close on Tuesday, the issue of voter fraud and the integrity of the election process has again rai(...)

 Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams with Oprah Winfrey at the Cobb Civic Centre in Marietta, Georgia. Photograph: Jessica McGowan/Getty

The rain was torrential but the atmosphere was electric. In an empty parking lot on the outskirts of Macon, a town about 130km south of Atlanta, crowd(...)

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