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Decision 2012: Election Night Results


New Jersey loses 4th casino as Trump Plaza closes

The supervisor drew his finger in a slashing motion moments after the final hand of blackjack had been dealt at Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino. Read more »

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A Closer Look: Your (online) life after death

Sure, you have a lot to do today — laundry, bills, dinner — but it's never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate of your numerous online accounts once you... Read more »

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Salt Lake attorney charged with sons in drug case considers plea deal

An attorney with the Salt Lake City Police Department accused of making and selling drugs with his two sons waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday in anticipation of making a plea deal with prosecutors. Read more »

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Official: Suspect identified in police ambush

vania State Police have identified a suspect in the killing of a trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a rural barracks, a law enforcement official said Tuesday. Read more »

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Next title: Elizabeth, Queen of Scots?

Queen Elizabeth II can keep her magnificent Scottish castle at Balmoral should Scots vote for independence — and chances are she will be able to keep her role as well. Read more »

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New Mexico to get share of Tropical Storm Odile

Heavy rains are expected to strike the state this week thanks to remnants of Tropical Storm Odile. Read more »

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UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola

The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could start doubling every three weeks and it could cost nearly $1 billion to contain the crisis, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. Read more »

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The market power of pumpkin spice

Temperatures are dropping, the sun is setting earlier and pumpkin spice everything is arriving on American supermarket shelves. Read more »

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Economy at heart of confidence vote for French PM

France's prime minister defended his plan of economic reforms ahead of a vote of confidence Tuesday that will determine whether his government can push through critical spending and tax cuts... Read more »

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Iraq parliament rejects interior, defense nominees

Iraqi lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's nominees Tuesday to lead the defense and interior ministries, leaving the crucial Cabinet posts unfilled as an emerging U.S.-led coalition... Read more »

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US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition

Starting next month, America's remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand. Read more »

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Self-driving cars now need a permit in California

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around. Read more »

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Legislator: 53 Turkish families joined IS

A Turkish opposition legislator said Tuesday that at least 53 Turkish families — some with children — had crossed into Syria to join the Islamic State group in the past week alone and... Read more »

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Police say drugs found in rental car after chase

Police said they found drugs in a rental car after the driver led officers on a high-speed chase Tuesday morning that lasted about an hour. Read more »

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World Bank: Palestinian economy to shrink in 2014

The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a... Read more »

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Racing wildfire engulfs homes in California town

Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills. Read more »

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Syrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS group

A Syrian military aircraft crashed into the de facto capital of the Islamic State group on Tuesday, killing at least eight people, as thousands of residents fled to nearby villages in anticipation of expected U.S. airstrikes against... Read more »

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Fijians go to polls after 8 years of military rule

Thousands of Fijians are awaiting their first chance to vote in eight years Wednesday in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000. Read more »

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Hagel, Dempsey defend US plan to target extremists

The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama's expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails, he would recommend that the United States... Read more »

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Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a... Read more »

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Police: Ohio homicide suspect set himself on fire

A man who stepped into traffic and then set himself on fire in an apparent suicide attempt has been connected to a woman found dead in a Cleveland home, authorities said. Read more »

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Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good show

It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes... Read more »

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US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support... Read more »

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Profile of Penn. gunman who ambushed troopers released

The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police. He regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp. He made several trips to a state police barracks in northeastern... Read more »

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Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California

A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula early Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides but also a potential boon to... Read more »

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