Decision 2012: Election Night Results


Associated Press analysis: Colorado gun law based on flawed estimate

A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected... Read more »

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World Cup over, but thousands of Argentines won't go home

Lucas Bazan Pontoni rifled through his pockets for the 45-cent lunch fee as he stood in line at a downtown soup kitchen. When he came up short, an acquaintance sprang for the government-subsidized... Read more »

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Hamas tunnel threat at center of war with Israel

A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel — dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military — is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel. Read more »

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Central American leaders convening at White House

President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even... Read more »

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Towering worry surrounds sixth tallest building: Small sinkholes cause big jitters in South Korea

For the developers of the world's sixth tallest building near Seoul, a mysteriously shrinking lake and the appearance of small sinkholes in residential neighborhoods couldn't have come at a more... Read more »

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Deadly fungus spreads in Everglades, killing trees

A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from Asia is killing trees across the Everglades, and experts haven't found a way to stop the blight from spreading. Read more »

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Japanese fans speak on the evolution of 'Godzilla' as Hollywood remake opens in Japan

Japanese fans want it known: The radiation-breathing, skyscraper-stomping monster they call "Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago. Read more »

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McNuggets pulled from sale in Hong Kong after meat scare

McDonald's restaurants in Hong Kong have taken chicken nuggets and chicken filet burgers off the menu after a U.S.-owned supplier in mainland China was accused of selling expired meat. Read more »

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Scrap-metal Transformers on a mission to save planet

Giant scrap-metal sculptures of popular Autobots, Decepticons and the evil Megatron himself are on show at several locations in the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica — the work of a young... Read more »

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Iraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruption

Wisam al-Hardan's cellphone rang late into the night. He let it ring on and on. He couldn't bear to answer. Read more »

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Son of South Korean sunken ferry owner detained

South Korean police detained the eldest son of the sunken ferry owner Friday after two months on the run, three days after his billionaire father was confirmed dead. Read more »

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Deal still elusive for Gaza cease-fire

Turbulent negotiations to broker a temporary truce in the Gaza Strip are continuing against the backdrop of fresh Israeli attacks on Palestinian militants. Read more »

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Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric urges leaders not to 'cling' to power

Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, has called upon political leaders not to "cling" to their posts at the cost of political stability as pressure mounts for... Read more »

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Taiwan plane crash survivor crawls out of wreckage, calls dad to come pick her up

The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home. Read more »

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S.Korea lab fails to find out how ferry owner died

South Korea's state-run forensic lab said Friday it has failed to determine the cause of death for a fugitive billionaire blamed for April's ferry disaster, amid mounting public criticism that... Read more »

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Levan wildfire burns 'well over 1,000' acres Thursday

A brush fire burned more than 1,000 acres south of Levan and caused the temporary evacuation of eight homes Thursday. It is one of several fires burning throughout Utah. Read more »

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Battered by recalls, GM buoyed by its large SUVs

Tens of thousands of buyers have flocked to buy GM’s largest SUVs — and buoyed the company’s bottom line just when it needs it most. Read more »

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Volunteers provide clothing, food, flip-flops during Pioneer Day event

About 50 volunteers distributed food, clothing and hygiene kits outside The Road Home homeless shelter Thursday to adults and children in need as part of an annual Pioneer Day charity event. Read more »

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Head-on collision kills 2, injures 3 in Eagle Mountain

Police believe alcohol may have contributed to a head-on collision that killed two Eagle Mountain residents and injured three others. Read more »

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Obama visits with nonprofit head, ex-gang members

President Barack Obama met privately Thursday with four former gang members and the head of a Los Angeles nonprofit that is helping them turn around their lives. Read more »

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FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights in and out of Israel. Read more »

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Olympic gold medalists team with sponsors as they prepare for 2018

The Center of Excellence in Park City is where athletes dream of Olympic glory, but that dream is expensive. Read more »

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Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another... Read more »

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Native Americans celebrate heritage, culture at Liberty Park

The 20th annual Native American Celebration in the Park on Thursday at Liberty Park honored the heritage and culture of Native Americans with dancing, food and entertainment for the entire family. Read more »

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Parade spectators celebrate pioneers past and present

Thousands flocked to downtown Salt Lake City from near and far Thursday to celebrate Utah's pioneer heritage in the annual Days of '47 Parade. Read more »

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