Republican John Boozman has defeated Democratic incumbent Blanche Lincoln in the race for a Senate seat in Arkansas,becoming only the second Republican from that state to serve in the Senate since Reconstruction.
Barbara Mikulski has been re-elected to a fifth term to represent Maryland in the U.S. Senate.
Republican Marco Rubio defeated Gov. Charlie Crist and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek to win Florida's open Senate seat,keeping it with the Republican Party.
Republican Richard Shelby of Alabama has won a fifth term in the Senate,easily defeating Democratic newcomer William Barnes.
Democrat Chris Coons easily won Delaware's Senate race over Republican Christine O'Donnell,a tea-party backed candidate who struggled to shake old television footage in which she spoke out against masturbation and talked about dabbling in witchcraft.
Former Attorney General Kelly Ayotte,a conservative Republican endorsed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin,has defeated Democratic Congressman Paul Hodes to keep retiring New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg's seat Republican.
A veteran of George W. Bush's White House has kept Ohio's open U.S. Senate seat in the hands of the Republican Party.
U.S. Senator Jim DeMint will return to Washington for a second term after an easy election that saw his national status rise as a kingmaker for the tea party movement and an unlikely challenge from an oddball opponent.
Kentucky Republican Rand Paul has been elected to the U.S. Senate,riding tea party support and strong criticism of President Barack Obama to victory.
Republican Dan Coats will return to the U.S. Senate from Indiana after leaving the chamber a decade ago to work as a lobbyist.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is going back to Congress.
His comments sparked outrage from gay rights groups and fueled new calls for him to step down.
A woman journalist from Canada,who was abducted by militants in November 2008,has died following prolonged illness in the custody of the Taliban.
India tonight asked China to have uniform policy on issuing the travel documents "regardless of ethnicity or place of domicile" of the applicant.
Sources said objective of New Delhi from this visit is to 'consolidate the progress achieved'.
Gilani indicated that the permission to operate drones inside Pakistan was given by the previous regime of President Pervez Musharraf.
It said that the major findings included a US military cover-up of Iraqi state-sanctioned torture and "hundreds" of civilians deaths.
The move was in accordance with US law,which bars providing weapons to any foreign military suspected of human rights abuses
The Lt Col and five soldiers were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was targeted with a roadside bomb in Yakh
"You have to respect our sovereignty," Pak Foreign Minister Qureshi told the US.
Mohajir Quami Movement won a bloody by-election in Pakistans commercial capital.
Three men drowned in different provinces,while a child disappeared during flooding in the Phnom Penh area.
Faisal Shahzad pleaded guilty 100 times to plotting the botched Times Square bombing this May.
He said improved relations will boost intra-regional trade and build connectivity.
Wen said,underlining that freedom of speech is 'indispensable' for any country.
Musharraf announced his return to mainstream politics with an apology for the 'political mistakes'.
Three explosions rattled Nigeria's independence day festivities.
Pervez Musharraf is set to launch a new political party the 'All Pakistan Muslim league' in the UK.
'Superbug',which has attacked over six million computers in China has been traced to the US.
This,after reports came in that a bus with Chinese tourists was attacked in Fukuoka.
Calls from people who are lonely or have a cough have also been recorded.
Automobile parts retailer AutoZone has been sued by a federal agency for discriminating against a Sikh employee.
Teachings of Jesus Christ inspired the kind of life I would want to lead,says the US president.
The legislation would also give companies that import jobs to the US new tax breaks.
A Polish investigator is quoted as saying that a combination of more than a dozen factors led to the April plane crash in Russia.
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake killed one person and injured seven.