Power returning in N.Y. region, fuel problems persist

Gas rationing went into effect in northern New Jersey, while crowds lined up at free fuel distribution sites in New York’s boroughs on Saturday.

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Mitt Romney rallied a crowd in Newington on Saturday morning with pledges to form a bipartisan coalition on Capitol Hill if he is elected.

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Speaking to a crowd in the swing state of Ohio, President Obama attempted to contrast himself with Mitt Romney with just days to go before the election.

New poll shows Warren leading Brown

The poll by Public Policy Polling finds Democrat Elizabeth Warren leading Republican Senator Scott Brown by six percentage points.

The New Hampshire  governor’s race between Ovide Lamontagne and Maggie Hassan is too close to call.

A rough and tumble race in New Hampshire

Fiercely fought battles for governor and congressional seats are seemingly too close to call.

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Stowe, Vt., and North Conway, N.H.: Two all-star ski towns

Stowe, Vt., and North Conway, N.H., were ranked as two of the top 25 ski towns in the world by National Geographic Magazine, and offer great skiing and an outdoor-lover’s vibe.


Luang Prabang lights up the senses

The Laotian town’s history mixes religions, regimes, and now tourism.


‘Leaves of Grass’ by Walt Whitman

For election week, a re-examination of this poem for America.


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Nate Ebner (left) had a nose for the ball on both the rugby and football fields while at Ohio State.

Ex-rugby player Ebner fitting in with Patriots

Nate Ebner, who never played high school football, parlayed his special teams skills at Ohio State and his rugby background into an NFL job.


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Whole Foods bought the Johnnie’s Foodmaster in Charlestown.

Johnnie’s Foodmaster to shut all locations

All 10 supermarkets are closing, not just the six being taken over by Whole Foods Market, according to a company hired to liquidate the local chain.


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Mitt Romney believes Pa. is still in play

Romney is making a strong push into Pennsylvania, aided by outside political groups spending millions in last-minute ads.

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People lined up behind a fence for distribution of food, water, and other supplies in Manhattan on Friday.

New Yorkers impatient with pace of recovery

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg decided Friday afternoon to cancel the New York City Marathon, as patience wore thin over gas shortages, power failures, and long lines.


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Brandon Tabassi in Los Angeles.

Local man has small but pivotal role in ‘Argo’

North Andover’s Brandon Tabassi landed a spot in Ben Affleck’s spy thriller, and hopes to one day play a part in Massachusetts politics.