By Andrew Meldrum & Yuras Karmanau | Associated Press (free)
Ukraine’s president has hinted at the possibility of peace talks with Russia, a shift from his earlier refusal to negotiate with President Vladimir Putin that came on the eve of crucial elections in the United States.
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By John Wagner, Eugene Scott & Derek Hawkins | The Washington Post
Control of Congress is at stake Tuesday as voters head to the polls at the close of a tumultuous midterm season in which Democrats and Republicans have clashed over the economy, abortion, crime and other salient issues. Republicans are confident they will pick up the five seats they need to flip control of the House, while a handful of fiercely fought Senate races will determine which party controls that now evenly divided chamber. Also on the ballot Tuesday: gubernatorial races in 36 states, where abortion policy, voting rights and scores of other issues will play out for years to come.