Climate talks grow tense as U.S. resists Europe’s plan for aid

“The U.S. might end up being isolated from the entire conversation, and therefore has no other choice but to come on board,” Tuvalu Finance Minister Seve Paeniu told reporters Friday. The EU proposal also calls for China to play a role in contributing money to a fund to offset climate damages — a condition the …

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How Rick Caruso spent $104M and still lost the LA mayor’s race

The strategy of swamping his opponent with advertising, tagging her as a City Hall insider and sending out a paid army to knock on doors failed to sway voters across much of Los Angeles, according to preliminary precinct totals and political analysts, who say the avalanche of ads might also have caused some voter fatigue. …

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Lauren Boebert locked in close race likely headed to recount

The unexpectedly tight race between Rep. Lauren Boebert, the far-right Colorado congresswoman, and Democrat Adam Frisch appears likely to be headed to a recount as officials near the end of the first step of finalizing the vote count. Frisch, a former Aspen City Council member who’s a virtual unknown outside Colorado, has come within striking …

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Then there were 9 uncalled races

Nov. 18, 2022, 3:30 PM UTC By Bridget Bowman Although control of Congress and most battleground races have been decided, a handful of uncalled contests still remain. Here’s a look at the races where the results are still unclear, per the NBC News Decision Desk, with their latest vote totals as of 7 a.m. ET: …

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