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 7, 2012

Election Watchdogs Praise NJ for Post-Storm Voting

Election Watchdogs Praise NJ for Post-Storm Voting

When state officials changed election procedures on the fly so people displaced by last week's massive storm would have a chance to vote, the directives triggered confusion for voters and local officials...

Nov 7, 2012

Menendez Wins NJ Senate Race

Menendez Wins NJ Senate Race

New Jersey voters are sending Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez back to Washington for another six years.

Nov 7, 2012

Gillibrand Wins Her First 6-Year Term

Gillibrand Wins Her First 6-Year Term

Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was elected to her first full, six-year term Tuesday night, fending off a challenge from Republican Wendy Long.

Nov 7, 2012

Turnout Heavy as Storm-Ravaged Tri-State Votes

Turnout Heavy as Storm-Ravaged Tri-State Votes

Storm victims lined up throughout the tri-state to cast votes Tuesday, in some places where tents replaced polling sites and voting machines were powered by generators, as officials promised the devastation...

Nov 6, 2012

Polling Site, Elections Information for the Tri-State

Polling Site, Elections Information for the Tri-State

In the storm-ravaged tri-state, some voters will be casting ballots in places different from their usual polls.

Top Stories
College Student, 21, Killed by Falling Tree in NJ: Cops

College Student, 21, Killed by Falling Tree in NJ: Cops

A 21-year-old community college student died at a hospital where she was an intern after she was crushed by the trunk of a tree Wednesday morning, authorities say.

Planned American-Flag Burning in NYC Park to Protest Racism Spurs Controversy

Planned American-Flag Burning in NYC Park to Protest Racism Spurs Controversy

Hundreds of activists plan to set fire to the American flag at a Brooklyn park that memorializes thousands of Revolutionary War heroes Wednesday in protest of "systemic racism," drawing the ire of lawmakers and...

Md. Toddler Found Dead Was Left in Swing for 2 Days

Md. Toddler Found Dead Was Left in Swing for 2 Days

A Maryland toddler found dead in a park last month had been placed in a swing alive two days before he was found dead with his mother still pushing him in that swing, according to the Charles County Sheriff's...

Woman Pinned Under Car After Vehicles Collide, 5 Others Hurt: FDNY

Woman Pinned Under Car After Vehicles Collide, 5 Others Hurt: FDNY

A two-car accident in Brooklyn sent at least one of the vehicles careening into pedestrians Wednesday, pinning a woman on the street under the car, authorities say.

Ask Siri to Divide Zero By Zero

Ask Siri to Divide Zero By Zero

Don't sass us, Siri. It turns out that if you ask Siri to solve this simple math problem, you get a harsh response. She doesn't just give you the answer; she gives you the cold, hard truth.

See Paintings Escaped Killer Allegedly Gave to Guard

See Paintings Escaped Killer Allegedly Gave to Guard

The convicted murderer who made headlines for his big escape from an upstate New York prison with a fellow inmate was also, apparently, a noted prison artist.