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High African-American voter turnout coupled with a deeply flawed Republican candidate flipped Alabama's senate seat for Democrat Doug Jones. But the win's significance shouldn't be overstated, writes DW's Michael Knigge.
Voters in the conservative US State of Alabama have shown that, even in this era of political polarization, politics is also about values such as decency and morality. That's a good thing, says DW's Alexandra von Nahmen.
US Senator Marco Rubio, who ran against President Donald Trump during the Republican primaries, tells DW's Zhanna Nemtsova that talk of US President Donald Trump's impeachment over alleged Russian ties is premature.
The disclosure of alleged Russian contacts by US Attorney General Sessions is a political victory for the Democrats. It will only last if there is any truth to the accusations, says DW's Miodrag Soric.
Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's choice for attorney general, has addressed concerns surrounding his political objectivity during confirmation hearings. He also said he doesn't back a ban on Muslims entering the US.
From expelling diplomats to defying Israel, Barack Obama has made significant policy decisions before the end of his term. But the moves have raised questions about his administration before his successor takes over.
A simmering dispute between President Barack Obama and his incoming successor Donald Trump looked destined to boil over. However, a call from the President appears to have at least momentarily eased tensions for now.
Electors in Colleges across the US have met to officially seal the presidential victory of Donald Trump. Results will be officially announced in a special joint session of Congress at the start of January.
Rather than cast a ballot for Donald Trump, a Republican elector from Texas resigned from the Electoral College. In an interview with DW, he explains why his conscience doesn't allow him to help make Trump president.
California's Thomas Fire has continued to rage, forcing evacuations in areas where Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres have mansions. The state governor has linked multiple wildfires this year to climate change.
A 10,000-year-old woolly mammoth skeleton has sold for more than €500,000 euros at auction in the French city of Lyon. The skeleton is reportedly the largest of its kind to be privately owned.
Meeting in Prague, right-wing leaders from across Europe have praised Austria's anti-immigration party joining the new coalition government. The politicians are seeking to build cooperation among populists.
In his last speech as head of the ANC, South African President Jacob Zuma has admitted people are not happy with the state of the party. The race to succeed him is too close to call.
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