Stories for November 4, 2012
A different kind of storm hit the Pacific Northwest this past week when a local diver was seen hauling a giant Pacific octopus from a popular diving area in Puget Sound in Seattle.
Voters will decide 174 ballot propositions across 37 states this election. Reid Wilson, the editor in chief of National Journal's Hotline, says he believes these decisions will change the day-to-day lives of average Americans more than who wins the presidency.
Here's what's happening today in the New York-New Jersey area, nearly a week after Superstorm Sandy devastated the region:
Election Day is promising many firsts -- and not just the obvious ones.
With Election Day just two days away, the presidential campaigns of Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Gov. Mitt Romney are spending the final hours criss-crossing the swing states trying to get their supporters to the polls.
New York City's canceled marathon left thousands of runners who had traveled to the storm-damaged city with nothing but free time and a good pair of shoes.
Republicans have been hoping to win gain control of the U.S. Senate. The path toward victory had Indiana solidly on their side.
In a country of dreamers and achievers, we seem surprisingly content in the middle.
Every time a storm brings flooding to a large metropolitan area, there are calls to improve the levee systems that are designed to prevent flooding.
It may be too little, too late for Rep. Todd Akin.