Marriage amendment sparks hot debate National and local leaders debated Minnesota's proposed marriage amendment last night on the stage of the Fitzgerald Theater. Four debators -- national and local voices splitting each side of the issue -- exposed conflicting views of religion and human relationships, and what's at stake in Minnesota's vote.7:35 a.m.
Fixing NYC's Underground Power Grid Is No Easy Task
An army of electrical workers is squirming through the tunnels beneath New York City, checking transformers, cables and power systems. And though it'll likely take days to get everything back online, experts say the storm would have damaged aboveground infrastructure even more drastically.
In New Jersey, Restoring Electricity A Top Concern
Many people who evacuated safely ahead of the monster storm Sandy are returning to their New Jersey homes to find devastation. Others still have homes, but they're unlivable because there's no electricity.
Some Economists Think Price Gouging Is Good
Many states have laws against price gouging. People hate it when businesses jack up prices during an emergency or a time of severe shortages. But economists say that preventing price gouging often makes matters worse.
In Tight Race, Black Voters Urged To Turn Out
With days left in the election, the Obama campaign is reaching out to voters who, theoretically, should need no convincing: African-Americans. The president won more than 90 percent of the black vote in 2008. But he wants to make sure black voters turn out in this tight contest.
Romney's Baffling Claim About Medicare Pay Cuts For Doctors
The Obama administration's health law envisions reductions in some Medicare spending. And some of the money saved on Medicare will help pay for other parts of the law. But those changes are unconnected with doctors in some areas not being willing to accept Medicare patients.
N.Y., N.J. Scramble To Ensure Voting Is Possible
Superstorm Sandy is interfering with planning for Election Day in New York and New Jersey. Though neither of the reliably Democratic states is expected to decide the presidential election, authorities are trying to find ways for millions of voters to cast ballots.
New York Marathon Scheduled To Go On
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday that the New York City Marathon will go on Sunday, as planned. That decision has sparked some criticism.
Romney Back On The Attack In Virginia
Mitt Romney dialed up the criticism of Barack Obama at campaign events across Virginia on Thursday. For most of this week, Romney held back from criticizing his opponent as Superstorm Sandy raged.