Romney swept Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware and Pennsylvania, and is expected to win New York shortly.
The number of illegal immigrants from Mexico, the largest source of migrants, has dropped by the largest margin since the Great Depression.
The unemployment rate fell from 8.3 percent to 8.2 percent in March. Economists had been expecting higher numbers of new jobs.
Obama, in a speech to newspaper executives, is sharply criticizing a $3.5 trillion budget proposal pushed by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., which passed on a near-party-line vote last week and has been embraced by GOP presidential hopefuls.
The National Archives made the 1940 records available on their website, which quickly staggered under the traffic.
Monday's release of 1940 Census data sets off frenzy to dig into records on family past, crashing the website. When it comes back online, you'll need to know a few basics.
1940 census: Information released Monday shows that more than 21 million US citizens who participated in the census over 70 years ago are still alive this year.
Co-ops worldwide represent much more than hippie grocery stores: They're a fast-growing way to do business better in fields from finance to agriculture to industry.
Amelia Earhart might have crashed on Nikumaroro island, a private group suggests. Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that the US is backing the group's effort to discover the truth.
The US economy is creating more jobs at slightly higher pay. But the averages can be deceiving.