The winner of Tuesday’s runoff will have the distinction of succeeding John Lewis, a giant of the civil rights era, and serving what would have been the final days of his 17th term in Congress.
The authorities in Ashland, Ore., said they were investigating whether the killing of Aiden Ellison after a confrontation in a hotel parking lot had been “driven by race.”
For two centuries, census totals used to apportion Congress have included all residents. The Supreme Court on Monday heard the Trump administration’s argument for only counting citizens.
New York City became the highest-profile example when Mayor de Blasio said elementary schools would reopen starting Dec. 7.
President Trump’s push to reverse the election results in key swing states fell short again as two states carried narrowly by Joe Biden formally signed off on their results.
Alex Padilla, California’s secretary of state, has emerged as the front-runner to succeed Kamala Harris. But Gov. Gavin Newsom appears to be in no rush to make his choice.