El Salvador's president has taken over the government and installed martial law

September 26, 2022 - 5:35pm EDT
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El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele has struck fear into the hearts of human rights activists in the country by installing martial law and imprisoning over 50,000 people.

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Officials in Republican-controlled Cochise County refused to certify its local midterm election results by the state's legal deadline, putting more than 47,000 Arizonans' votes at risk.

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The White House says more than 150 volunteers decorated the building for a week to put together this year's holiday decorations. First lady Jill Biden selected a theme of "We the People."

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Voters in Georgia are heading to the polls in the runoff election for a U.S. Senate seat. The race is between Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker.

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Republicans will take control of the House in January but the Senate will remain under Democratic control. Until then, Democrats have a lot to do in the lame duck session.

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The U.S. soccer federation is displaying Iran's national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic, saying it supports protesters in Iran ahead of the two nations' soccer match.

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The U.S. Treasury Department is allowing Chevron to resume "limited" energy production in Venezuela after years of sanctions have curbed oil and gas profits flowing to President Maduro's government.

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Early voting for the Georgia Senate runoff between Republican Herschel Walker and incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock is underway. It follows a fight over when early voting could take place.

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Abortion became a pivotal issue for Democrats in the midterms. Pro- and anti-abortion rights groups are now analyzing what worked and what didn't as they prepare for the next wave of messaging.

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A 90-year-old Roman Catholic cardinal and five others were fined after being found guilty of failing to register a fund that aimed to help people arrested in widespread protests three years ago.