Republicans projected to gain key seats in the Senate
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 2:30 PM
Republicans will hold their Senate majority, giving a critical boost to President Donald Trump and the GOP's agenda, NBC News projects. Running on a highly favorable map, Republicans managed not only to stop Democrats from netting two GOP-held seats the minority party needed to win control of the chamber, but also appeared set to gain seats.
China's Xi again talks up commitment to 'free trade'
Monday, November 5, 2018, 3:25 PM
For third-time since US President Trump was elected, Chinese President Xi Jinping took to the global stage to repeat his rhetoric against protectionism and promote his country as an advocate for international openness and cooperation. While China has made some-progress on opening-up its economy to foreign-companies, critics say pace is still too slow and many of Xi's announcements have been in works for some-time.