False Missile Alert Looms as a Black Eye for Hawaii and Its Governor

The false alarm and its delayed retraction added to criticism of Gov. David Ige and raised worries about the state’s reputation with tourists.

Awkward: Brownback Said He Was Leaving as Kansas Governor. He Hasn’t.

Almost 6 months ago, Gov. Sam Brownback said he would be leaving for a Trump administration post. The appointment has been tangled up in Washington, leaving Kansas befuddled.

Billionaire to Spend $30 Million on 2018 Elections. His Aim: Impeach Trump

The billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer said he will spend $30 million on the 2018 midterms to elect Democrats, with a goal of removing the president.

On Washington: Election Rattles Congressional Republicans, and Their Agenda, While Buoying Democrats

Losses in Virginia and elsewhere are likely to spur a push for a tax overhaul that would endanger Republican incumbents in higher-tax states.

Key Takeaways From Tuesday’s Elections

A suburban rebellion against President Trump propelled Democrats to victory in races for governor, state legislature and mayor, in a series of elections.

Who Is Ralph Northam, Winner of Virginia’s Governor’s Race?

Mr. Northam, Virginia’s lieutenant governor, defeated his Republican opponent, Ed Gillespie, according to The Associated Press, on Tuesday to keep the state’s governorship in Democratic hands.