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POL-Election-2012 (will be updated throughout the night)
A roller-coaster ride of an election campaign, buffeted by a superstorm and missteps on both sides, approached its conclusion on Tuesday as America decided if President Barack Obama gets a second term or Republican challenger Mitt Romney will move into the White House in January. In a contest reflecting the nation's deep political chasm, Obama and Romney ran dead even in final polls that hinted at a result rivaling some of the closest presidential elections in history. A heavy turnout was projected.
POL-Election-Voting (will update)
Long lines and sporadic problems with voting machines caused snags in some key states during Tuesday's closely watched U.S. election.
US-Weather-Sandy (will update as merits)
Tired, homeless and emotionally drained, 76-year-old Frank Gissi was not planning to vote Tuesday. The storm-battered former New York City cop is among the hundreds of displaced in the coastal Staten Island neighborhood of New Dorp with more basic needs to tend to.
Sandy-New-York-Voting (will update as merits)
Long, slow-moving lines stretched around polling stations across New York City a week after Superstorm Sandy's fury threatened to keep many citizens from voting.
Syria-Civil-War (will update as merits)
Britain's prime minister has raised the issue of giving Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "safe passage" out of the war-torn country if it could lead to real change.
Britain's prime minister has raised the issue of giving Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "safe passage" out of his war-torn country if it could lead to real change.
The U.S. Navy detected and tracked a Russian nuclear-powered attack submarine less than 300 miles from the southern U.S. East Coast last month, according to U.S. defense officials.
Russia's president has fired the country's defense minister whose office is embroiled in a controversy involving corrupt property deals.
Israel has announced plans to build hundreds of new homes in the disputed regions of East Jerusalem and the West Bank, a move that has drawn sharp criticism.
A trial opened in Turkey on Tuesday against four Israeli military officers accused of commanding a botched raid against a Gaza-bound aid ship called the Mavi Marmara, which resulted in the death of nine activists.
French police arrested more than 80 Croatian soccer fans Tuesday morning ahead of a match between Paris Saint Germain and Dinamo Zagreb, police officials said, amid fears of possible hooliganism.