Long before explosive packages were shipped on flights out of Yemen, terrorists eyed air cargo as a means of attacking the US. Yet millions of tons of air cargo bound for the US still are not screened.
Conservative commentator Andrew Breitbart was dropped from ABC News online coverage of Election Night after he made it seem like he'd be appearing on the company's TV network.
A California law aims to ban the sale or rental of violent video games to minors. The Supreme Court considered Tuesday whether it should protect free speech or children.
Main Election Night programs kick off at 6 or 7 p.m. Eastern. They're barely out of the gate, but cable and broadcast networks are already tooting their horns about the coverage to come.
The 2012 election is shaping up to be a big opportunity for Republicans. If they don't win a Senate majority on Election Day 2010, they'll have plenty of vulnerable seats to contest in 2012.
Coverage of the 2010 election results will be provided in more ways than ever before – from centuries-old delivery methods like newspapers to ABC News's iPad application.
A new Gallup survey shows a record share of registered voters -- especially Republicans -- say they're more enthusiastic than usual about voting. A really high turnout at election polls may mean Democrats marshaled their forces at the end.
Obama stands at the head of a party poised to lose control of Congress in Vote 2010. Democrats' handling of economic issues and the high unemployment rate are key factors.
Midterm elections upon us, most observers expect Republicans to take over the House of Representatives, though projections vary widely as to how many seats they’ll gain, and a massive number of races – more than 100 – are close enough to go either way. The magic number Republicans need to gain to take control: 39. So how can an Election Night observer get a sense of the big picture amid the many returns coming in? Rather than zeroing in on any individual race, look for trends in those expected to be closest. Here are a handful of races to keep an eye on in the states with early-closing polls.
Morgan Freeman: Republican B.J. Lawson's campaign blamed a political consulting firm for duping it into believing Morgan Freeman had done a voiceover for B.J. Lawson video ad.
The San Francisco Giants beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 in Game 5 in their first World Series win since 1954.
Right ahead of the election, polls released almost simultaneously show vastly different results in Alaska’s Senate race. In one, Lisa Murkowski is leading; in another, it’s Joe Miller.
Election Day 2010: Federal elections are always on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November, just like it has been since 1845 – even though a weekend vote could boost turnout. Why is that?
We all make mistakes. But in the world of politics, it’s an art form. Sometimes they’re game-changers, or at least make the possibility of catching the front-runner more difficult. Some are Hail Mary passes gone terribly wrong. Not everyone will agree that everything here was a mistake. So without further ado, here’s our list of favorites from Election 2010, in no particular order, and focused on mistakes that could affect the outcome of a race. They’re mostly from Senate and governors’ races. We’re sure House candidates made plenty of mistakes, too, but most didn’t get national news coverage.
It's finally time to head to the polling stations, but many are asking, 'where do I vote?' Finding voting locations by zip code and by street address is easy using these sites.
The San Francisco Giants beat the Texas Rangers in a tense Game 5 of the World Series. It is the first time the Giants have won the World Series.
American X-ray machines should spot PETN, the explosive used in the suspicious packages from Yemen, in any luggage. But cargo flights from abroad could be vulnerable.
Polls suggest that Arkansas' House contingent could flip from three Democrats to three Republicans Tuesday. One of the seats has been Democratic since Reconstruction.
In a final bid to bring young voters to the polls, President Obama will join Ryan Seacrest's radio talk show on Election Day.
Seniors have always been among America's most committed voters. But starting in Election 2010, and continuing for two decades, their political power is expected to reach new heights.