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Obama wins second term, Romney concedes ...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama had little time to savor victory on Wednesday after voters gave him a second term in the White House where he faces urgent economic challenges, a looming...

Sandy might send more than 250,000 cars ...

(Reuters) – Superstorm Sandy may consign as many as a quarter of a million new and used cars and trucks to the scrap heap, a loss that could eventually lead to a spike in new auto sales, automakers and...

Obama, Romney to make their final case o...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney make a frenetic dash to a series of crucial swing states on Monday, delivering their final arguments to voters on the...

Gasoline prices post biggest fall in nea...

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The average U.S. price for a gallon of regular gasoline took its biggest drop since 2008 in the past two weeks, due to lower crude oil prices, a big price drop in pump prices in...

New Jersey’s own Springsteen and B...

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New Jersey natives Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi joined Staten Island-born Christina Aguilera and others on Friday in a televised benefit concert for victims of Sandy, the...

East Coast power recovery slows, 3.5 mil...

(Reuters) – U.S. utilities restored power on Friday to about a million East Coast homes and businesses plunged into darkness by Hurricane Sandy, a slowdown from the past two days, as crews began to...

Airports and stock exchange reopen; NJ d...

NEW YORK (AP) — Two major airports reopened and the floor of the New York Stock Exchange came back to life Wednesday, while across the river in New Jersey, National Guardsmen rushed to rescue flood...

The NYT called out city’s flood-protecti...

In a prescient New York Times article in September, scientists warned that New York City could become paralyzed for a month or more if a storm–or rising sea levels caused by climate change–caused...

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