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Washington (CNN) - Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is clinging to a narrow lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis in North Carolina, a new CNN/ORC International poll shows.
Hagan led with 48% support to 46% for Tillis, the state House speaker, in the survey of 559 likely voters, conducted Oct. 27-30 and with a margin of error of plus or minus four percentage points. Libertarian Sean Haugh polled at 4%.
Meanwhile, in Iowa, Republican Joni Ernst has a small lead over Democrat Bruce Braley.
A new CNN/ORC International poll shows Ernst had 49% support, topping Braley's 47%, in the survey of 647 likely voters, which was conducted Oct. 27-30 and has a margin of error of plus or minus four percentage points.
(CNN) – One pilot was killed and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo exploded after what the company called a "serious anomaly" occurred during a test flight.
Will the explosion have an effect on space tourism?
(CNN) – Despite the ultra-close margins in key races across the country, are Democrats destined for a dismal election day?
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, has been ping-ponging from battle ground state to battle-ground state in support of fellow Democrats this year.
"Looking into a crystal ball at this moment when these races are so down to the wire and so close, I don't think we can make those kinds of vasts predictions yet," Klobuchar said.
For more of our interview with Sen. Amy Klobuchar, check out of the video above.
(CNN) – The Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner said the fear of not catching trooper-killing Eric Frein plagued him.
"I worried about that every night," Commissioner Frank Noonan told CNN.
"The most important thing that I was worried about is I was sending a lot of great people, good friends of mine into the woods, and he had a sniper rifle, and we knew that he may have explosive devices, too," he said.