In a special congressional election seen as a test of Obama's coattails, the Democrat leads by 59 votes, with thousands of absentee ballots still to be counted.
Not only are engaged couples cutting back on wedding spending, some are also deciding that having the ceremony in a church adds meaning.
As lethal fungus spreads, captive amphibians are bred for eventual return to the wild.
A fashion movement asks consumers to think about the origin and materials of their clothes.
U.S. Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, who's relatively conservative, is named to take the seat vacated by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton