2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

Complete coverage of the 2012 election

Nov 8, 2012

Obama, GOP Leaders Lay Down Markers on Budget Deal

Obama, GOP Leaders Lay Down Markers on Budget Deal

President Barack Obama spent little time celebrating his re-election, speaking by phone Wednesday with House Speaker John Boehner and other top House and Senate leaders ahead of a looming “fiscal cliff”...

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Student Hiking With Friends Dead in Bear Attack: Officials

Student Hiking With Friends Dead in Bear Attack: Officials

A 299-pound black bear likely attacked and killed a 22-year-old Rutgers student who had been hiking with friends in a northern New Jersey nature preserve Sunday, wildlife and school officials say.

100 Arrested As Climate Protesters Flood Wall Street

100 Arrested As Climate Protesters Flood Wall Street

A day after more than 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, hundreds of activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan's financial district, chanting, carrying signs and — in...

5 Children Stuck With Needle at School: NYPD

5 Children Stuck With Needle at School: NYPD

Five third-grade students at a Bronx elementary school were allegedly stuck with a hypodermic needle by another student last week, parents and police say.

Cop Hit in Long Island Hit-Run; 2 Charged: Police

Cop Hit in Long Island Hit-Run; 2 Charged: Police

A Long Island police officer is in critical condition after he was hit by a driver who briefly got away after a traffic stop on Monday afternoon, police say.

NYPD Clergy Liaison Stabbed in Brooklyn Heights: Police

NYPD Clergy Liaison Stabbed in Brooklyn Heights: Police

An NYPD clergy liaison was seriously injured after being stabbed during an argument with an employee in Brooklyn, police say.

Fox Attacks 2nd-Grader, Staffers on School Playground

Fox Attacks 2nd-Grader, Staffers on School Playground

A fox bit a second-grade boy on his school playground, before also attacking the teacher and school psychologist who rushed to his rescue Monday morning outside Broad Brook Elementary School in East Windsor. The...