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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Death of Baby Left in Hot Car Ruled a Homicide

Death of Baby Left in Hot Car Ruled a Homicide

The death of a 15-month-old boy who died in a hot car in Ridgefield, Connecticut, has been ruled a homicide.

Ex-Mayor of NY Town Killed in Boat Explosion: Official

Ex-Mayor of NY Town Killed in Boat Explosion: Official

A 75-year-old former mayor of a Long Island community who neighbors say was also a retired NYPD captain died Wednesday when his boat exploded in a marina, spewing thick black smoke into the air that could be...

NJ Student Murder Suspect Calls Teen's Death "Just Kill": Court

NJ Student Murder Suspect Calls Teen's Death "Just Kill": Court

Prosecutors in Washington state filed a third aggravated murder count Wednesday against a man also charged with murdering a 19-year-old college student in New Jersey, alleging the four killings are part of a...

Central Park Robber Puts Men in Chokeholds: NYPD

Central Park Robber Puts Men in Chokeholds: NYPD

Police are looking for a man they say robbed two men walking in Central Park late at night this week, putting both in chokeholds before stealing the bags they were carrying.

Dr. Kent Brantly Discharged; Cured of Ebola

Dr. Kent Brantly Discharged; Cured of Ebola

The American doctor who became infected with the Ebola virus while serving as a missionary in Africa will be released from an Atlanta hospital later today, the hospital announced early Thursday. Dr. Kent Brantly...

Rabid Raccoon Found in Brooklyn

Rabid Raccoon Found in Brooklyn

Health officials are warning residents in a Brooklyn neighborhood that a raccoon found there recently tested positive for rabies and it may have infected feral cats and kittens before it died.