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...

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Power Out in Queens Building Complex

Power Out in Queens Building Complex

A power outage is affecting a residential complex in Queens, with all elevator and lights out across the buildings.

Queens Zoo Workers Robbed at Gunpoint: Police

Queens Zoo Workers Robbed at Gunpoint: Police

Two suspects walked into an employee area of the Queens Zoo over the weekend and robbed the workers at gunpoint, authorities say.

NYC Schools to Abandon Letter Grades

NYC Schools to Abandon Letter Grades

New York City's schools chancellor says it's common sense to do away with A-to-F grading.

Falling Metal Hurts 2 on Sidewalk in Times Square: FDNY

Falling Metal Hurts 2 on Sidewalk in Times Square: FDNY

Two tour bus company workers were seriously hurt when a piece of metal about 10 feet long plummeted nearly 15 stories from a storefront to a Times Square sidewalk Wednesday morning, the FDNY said.

Secret Service Chief Quits After White House Break-In

Secret Service Chief Quits After White House Break-In

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid growing criticism of her agency, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday afternoon. High-ranking lawmakers from both parties...

$2.4B Atlantic City Casino Sells at Auction for $110M

$2.4B Atlantic City Casino Sells at Auction for $110M

The defunct Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City will reopen as another casino, a spokesman for Brookfield Property Partners parent company said Wednesday, hours after the firm was declared the winning