2018

2018's words of the year

With several dictionaries having selected their "words of the year" for 2018, check out which words rose to the top this year.

Yakima voters reject downtown plaza

Yakima voters have rejected a proposition to build a downtown plaza in place of a parking lot off South 3rd Street. 

Russians attempted to infiltrate three 2018 campaigns, Microsoft says

Russian intelligence operatives attempted to hack into the online accounts of staffers on three congressional campaigns in the upcoming midterm elections, a Microsoft executive said Thursday, marking the first public acknowledgment of a Russian attack on a 2018 race.

Trump's family separation policy has GOP panicking about 2018

Just five months before the midterm elections, Republicans are scrambling to distance themselves from the Trump administration's widely panned "zero tolerance" immigration policy that has resulted in the separation of children from their families at the southern border.

Bloomberg to spend $80 million to help Dems in 2018

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg intends to spend an eye-popping $80 million on the midterm elections, throwing most of his financial weight behind Democrats in their effort take control of the House of Representatives this fall.

Young adults say they'll actually vote in midterm election

A majority of adults who will be old enough to vote in 2018 say they are planning to, according to a poll released Wednesday conducted by AP-NORC and MTV. When asked to rate their likelihood on a scale of 1-10 (with 10 being "certain to vote"), 56 percent rated their likelihood at a 6 or above. Thirty-two percent said they were absolutely "certain to vote."

Democrats' midterm advantage narrows in new poll

The Democratic advantage in the midterm elections among voters nationwide has narrowed since January, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll released Monday.

Republicans fear potential impeachment move if Democrats win in 2018

There are growing concerns inside the White House and among GOP leadership that Democrats will immediately seek to impeach President Donald Trump should Republicans lose control of the House this November, six White House and congressional sources tell CNN.

What will be 2018's top fitness trends?

High-intensity interval training will be the No. 1 fitness trend in the coming year, while smartphone exercise apps that prompt your activities will be out -- or so says the Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2018.

Revelers in the US, around the globe ring in 2018

Throngs of revelers packed cities around the globe to usher in 2018 with public celebrations and fireworks, despite fears of terrorism and frigid weather in some places.

Top 2018 New Year's resolutions

Being a better person and weight loss share the top spot as the most popular New Year's resolution for 2018, according to Marist Poll.

18 things to look forward to in 2018

Whether you've arrived at the finish line fresh and invigorated for another trip around the sun, or are so exhausted you may wheeze out your actual soul, 2017 is DONE.