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FILE - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks during a news conference on March 10, 2022, in Weslaco, Texas. (Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP, File)

GOP’s Abbott wins 3rd term as Texas governor, beats O’Rourke

The victory underlined Abbott’s durability

FILE - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks during a news conference on March 10, 2022, in Weslaco, Texas. (Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP, File)
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, right, faces reporters as Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker, left, looks on during a news conference, in Boston, Thursday, July 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Massachusetts’ Healey is 1st lesbian elected governor in U.S.

‘I hope tonight shows you that you can be whatever, whoever you want to be…’

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, right, faces reporters as Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker, left, looks on during a news conference, in Boston, Thursday, July 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
FILE - A sign that says “Vote” is placed outside of an early voting location Oct. 31, 2022, in Miami. Midterm elections are behind held on Nov. 8. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

GOP, Democrats notch victories in competitive U.S. midterm races

Both parties were notching victories in some of the most competitive races

FILE - A sign that says “Vote” is placed outside of an early voting location Oct. 31, 2022, in Miami. Midterm elections are behind held on Nov. 8. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
FILE - Georgia gubernatorial Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams talks to the media after qualifying for the 2022 election on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Midterms 2022: Stacey Abrams concedes to Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp in rematch

Abrams called Kemp to concede, according to his campaign

FILE - Georgia gubernatorial Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams talks to the media after qualifying for the 2022 election on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
FILE - Princess Martha Louise of Norway leaves the protestant church after a funeral service for the late husband of Princess Benedikte, Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, in Bad Berleburg, Germany, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Princess Märtha Louise, the daughter of Norway’s King Harald, said Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, she no longer will officially represent the Norwegian royal house following “many questions relating to me and my fiancé’s role.” (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)

Norway: Princess gives up royal duties amid fiancé questions

Princess Märtha Louise engaged to American who describes himself as a shaman and a healer

FILE - Princess Martha Louise of Norway leaves the protestant church after a funeral service for the late husband of Princess Benedikte, Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, in Bad Berleburg, Germany, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Princess Märtha Louise, the daughter of Norway’s King Harald, said Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, she no longer will officially represent the Norwegian royal house following “many questions relating to me and my fiancé’s role.” (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
FILE - Rabbi Ben Gorelick, measures out a precise amount Sacrament, psilocybin mushrooms, during Sacred Tribe Sacrament ceremony at the Synagogue, his home, on Nov. 6, 2021, in Denver. Colorado voters are deciding whether theirs will be the second state, after Oregon, to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms for those 21 and older. A ballot measure would create state-regulated “healing centers” for patients to experience the drug. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP, File)

Colorado votes on decriminalizing ‘magic mushrooms’

Legislation would create state-regulated ‘healing centres’ with licensed psilocybin ‘facilitators’

FILE - Rabbi Ben Gorelick, measures out a precise amount Sacrament, psilocybin mushrooms, during Sacred Tribe Sacrament ceremony at the Synagogue, his home, on Nov. 6, 2021, in Denver. Colorado voters are deciding whether theirs will be the second state, after Oregon, to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms for those 21 and older. A ballot measure would create state-regulated “healing centers” for patients to experience the drug. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP, File)
As Captain America and Steve Rogers, Chris Evans shows off his muscles and determination. (Credit: Zade Rosenthal, Marvel)

Chris Evans named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine

Evans best known for role as Captain American

As Captain America and Steve Rogers, Chris Evans shows off his muscles and determination. (Credit: Zade Rosenthal, Marvel)
A Twitter headquarters sign is shown in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Employees were bracing for widespread layoffs at Twitter on Friday, as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the social platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Elon Musk mulls paywall for all of Twitter, according to report

One option is a pay-by-time model, sources say

A Twitter headquarters sign is shown in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Employees were bracing for widespread layoffs at Twitter on Friday, as new owner Elon Musk overhauls the social platform. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, file photo, Rebel Wilson poses on the red carpet during the NFL Honors football awards show, in Los Angeles. Wilson returns to her roots as host of ABC’s “Pooch Perfect,” an eight-episode series featuring 10 dog groomers and their assistants competing in challenges. The show, which debuts March 30, is based on an Australian version. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, file photo, Rebel Wilson poses on the red carpet during the NFL Honors football awards show, in Los Angeles. Wilson returns to her roots as host of ABC’s “Pooch Perfect,” an eight-episode series featuring 10 dog groomers and their assistants competing in challenges. The show, which debuts March 30, is based on an Australian version. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Cassandra Hatton, senior vice president, global head of department, Science & Popular Culture at Sotheby’s, touches the tooth of a Tyrannosaurus rex skull excavated from Harding County, South Dakota, in 2020-2021, in New York City on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. When auctioned in December, the auction house expects the dinosaur skull to sell for $15 to $25 million. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)

VIDEO: T rex skull unearthed in South Dakota to be auctioned in NY

Skull expected to go for at least $15 million

Cassandra Hatton, senior vice president, global head of department, Science & Popular Culture at Sotheby’s, touches the tooth of a Tyrannosaurus rex skull excavated from Harding County, South Dakota, in 2020-2021, in New York City on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. When auctioned in December, the auction house expects the dinosaur skull to sell for $15 to $25 million. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)
Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros celebrate their 4-1 World Series win against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6 on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

World Series champion Astros’ offseason involves Baker contract, free agents

73-year-old Baker won his first title in his 25th season as a major league manager Saturday

Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros celebrate their 4-1 World Series win against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6 on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
FILE - Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin is shown prior to a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Prigozhin, an entrepreneur known as “Putin’s chef” because of his catering contracts with the Kremlin, has admitted he interfered in U.S. elections and says he will continue to do so — for the first time confirming the accusations he has been rejecting for years. “We have interfered, are interfering and will continue to interfere. (Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP, File)

‘Putin’s chef’ admits to US election meddling

Yevgeny Prigozhin admitted he had interfered in U.S. elections and would continue to do so

FILE - Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin is shown prior to a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Prigozhin, an entrepreneur known as “Putin’s chef” because of his catering contracts with the Kremlin, has admitted he interfered in U.S. elections and says he will continue to do so — for the first time confirming the accusations he has been rejecting for years. “We have interfered, are interfering and will continue to interfere. (Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool Photo via AP, File)
President Joe Biden stands on stage with Pennsylvania’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro, second from right, former President Barack Obama, left, and Democratic Senate candidate Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, obscured, at the end of a campaign rally Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Philadelphia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Semansky

Presidential push: Biden, Obama, Trump stump before Tuesday’s midterm elections

US voters fret about democracy, polarization before election

President Joe Biden stands on stage with Pennsylvania’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro, second from right, former President Barack Obama, left, and Democratic Senate candidate Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, obscured, at the end of a campaign rally Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Philadelphia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Semansky
FILE - The moon is shown during a full lunar eclipse, Sunday, May 15, 2022, near Moscow, Idaho, with the reddish color caused by it passing into the shadow of the Earth. A Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 total lunar eclipse will be visible throughout North America in the predawn hours _ the farther west, the better _ and across Asia, Australia and the rest of the Pacific after sunset. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Last total lunar eclipse for 3 years arrives Tuesday

It’ll be most visible in North America in the hours before dawn

FILE - The moon is shown during a full lunar eclipse, Sunday, May 15, 2022, near Moscow, Idaho, with the reddish color caused by it passing into the shadow of the Earth. A Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 total lunar eclipse will be visible throughout North America in the predawn hours _ the farther west, the better _ and across Asia, Australia and the rest of the Pacific after sunset. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
President Joe Biden waves as he walks off stage after speaking at a campaign rally for Pennsylvania’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro and Democratic Senate candidate Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
President Joe Biden waves as he walks off stage after speaking at a campaign rally for Pennsylvania’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate Josh Shapiro and Democratic Senate candidate Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter carrier JS Izumo, front, and other warships join an international fleet review in Sagami Bay, south of Tokyo, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022. Eighteen warships participated from 12 countries, including the United States, Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, Singapore and South Korea, while the United States and France also sent warplanes for the review. (Kyodo News via AP)

Japan PM vows to strengthen military at international naval review

Kishida said they fear threats from North Korea, Russia

Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter carrier JS Izumo, front, and other warships join an international fleet review in Sagami Bay, south of Tokyo, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022. Eighteen warships participated from 12 countries, including the United States, Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, Singapore and South Korea, while the United States and France also sent warplanes for the review. (Kyodo News via AP)
The pirarucu leather Mac Pack is displayed in Piper & Skye’s showroom, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, in New York. In New York City, the luxury brand Piper & Skye has used pirarucu leather for shoulder bags, waist packs and purses that can fetch up to $850. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

Giant, sustainable rainforest fish is now fashion in America

The fish and the business behind Rihanna’s Vogue pregnancy photo’s red, fish-scaled jacket

The pirarucu leather Mac Pack is displayed in Piper & Skye’s showroom, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, in New York. In New York City, the luxury brand Piper & Skye has used pirarucu leather for shoulder bags, waist packs and purses that can fetch up to $850. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)
FILE - John Mellencamp performs during a tribute concert to Billy Joel, the recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in Washington on Nov. 19, 2014. Mellencamp’s 1985 album “Scarecrow” is being reissued this week. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

John Mellencamp revisits ‘Scarecrow,’ his game-changing disc

As deluxe version reissued, 1985 record stands as a rare reputation-changing work

FILE - John Mellencamp performs during a tribute concert to Billy Joel, the recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in Washington on Nov. 19, 2014. Mellencamp’s 1985 album “Scarecrow” is being reissued this week. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Stacks of collectibles fill shelves housed in a safe at Collectors Vault on Oct. 21, 2022, in Delaware. Inside the boxes are sports cards, baseball bats, Pokemon cards and other pricey memorabilia. (AP Photo/Davidde Corran)

Rare Pikachu, Kobe’s sneakers, and a hidden vault guards it all

$200 million in collectibles are stored in two vaults inside a Delaware building

Stacks of collectibles fill shelves housed in a safe at Collectors Vault on Oct. 21, 2022, in Delaware. Inside the boxes are sports cards, baseball bats, Pokemon cards and other pricey memorabilia. (AP Photo/Davidde Corran)
FILE - U2 singer Bono gestures as he attends the launching of the first blood by drone delivery service in the country at the Philippine Red Cross headquarters in suburban Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019. Bono opened his book tour for his bestselling “Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story,” on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, to thousands of screaming fans at Manhattan’s Beacon Theatre. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

Bono opens book tour before adoring fans at Beacon Theatre

U2 singer talks “Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story” out this week already in the top 10 on Amazon.com

FILE - U2 singer Bono gestures as he attends the launching of the first blood by drone delivery service in the country at the Philippine Red Cross headquarters in suburban Mandaluyong, east of Manila, Philippines on Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019. Bono opened his book tour for his bestselling “Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story,” on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, to thousands of screaming fans at Manhattan’s Beacon Theatre. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)