Stories for November 3, 2012
Superstorm Sandy capped what's been a pretty impressive couple of years for U.S. natural disasters. There have been wildfires, tornadoes, floods and derechos. And insurance companies are on the hook to pay billions in related claims.
The news for patients who had injections of fungus-tainted steroids just keeps getting worse.
As Election Day nears, it sometimes seems that the presidential campaign has boiled down to just three things: the candidates zooming from one battleground state to another, ominous ads pouring forth from the television and unions going door-to-door to drum up votes.
To many Americans, the right to vote in a presidential election is a sacred and precious opportunity. To others, the right to not vote is just as meaningful. And they exercise it.
More than eight million people lost power after Superstorm Sandy. Five days later, two and a half million are still waiting as officials at power companies across the region continue to say that restoring power is more complicated than it seems.
There are political races all over the country that aren't even close, but you wouldn't know it from listening to the candidates.
There's presidential politics and then there's puppet politics. You may recall that in the first presidential debate GOP contender Mitt Romney made a statement that caused the two worlds to collide.
President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney are making the most of every moment this weekend, with only three days left before Americans choose who will lead the government for the next four years.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said he is unsure how long restrictions on the sale of gasoline that began at noon on Saturday will last. The gas rationing in 12 New Jersey counties was enacted after Christie signed an executive order Friday night.
Restrictions on the sale of gasoline begin at noon Saturday in 12 New Jersey counties after Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order Friday night.
Dan Lungren has been in and out of public office since 1979. The Republican represented a Southern California district in the '80s, served as the state's attorney general for eight years, and then returned to Congress to represent the Sacramento area in 2004.
The undeniable smell of fresh-cut spruce filled the air Friday morning as crews crowded around the trunk of this year's Capitol Christmas Tree, prepping it for departure to Washington, D.C.
Following Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has received good grades from politicians and even some survivors of the storm. In part, that's due to lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina seven years ago.
For the first time since it began in 1970, the New York City Marathon will not take place.
The last unemployment report before the election came out Friday, and the news was middling: Unemployment ticked up to 7.9 percent.