Kiley Crossland

Kiley reports on marriage, family, and sexuality for WORLD Digital. Follow Kiley on Twitter @KileyCrossland.

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Republicans celebrate Senate gains

by Harvest Prude & Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/07/18, 01:12 am

UPDATE: Republicans picked up three seats in the U.S. Senate as of 1 a.m. Wednesday, including one in the bellwether state of Missouri. Republican Josh Hawley has unseated Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in what was considered a national victory for the GOP. McCaskill was one of 10 Democratic Senate incumbents up for reelection in states President Donald Trump won in 2016. Hawley, Missouri’s attorney general, won 51.8 percent of the vote with 95 percent of precincts reporting.

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Voters decide on abortion, transgender rights

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/06/18, 11:38 pm

Voters across the country decided on issues—not just candidates—on Tuesday in more than 150 statewide ballot initiatives in 37 states, including measures on abortion, religious liberty, gender identity, and voting rights.

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New York subway bomber convicted

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/06/18, 04:26 pm

A federal jury in New York City Tuesday found a Bangladeshi immigrant who set off a pipe bomb late last year in New York City’s busiest subway station during rush hour guilty of terrorism charges. The defense for Akayed Ullah, 28, claimed he only intended to kill himself on Dec.

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