WASHINGTON (AP) -- Locked in a stubbornly tight race, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are demonstrating the urgency of the campaign's final stretch, with the incumbent alone set to cover 5,300 miles in the busiest single day of his re-election bid. Both men claimed a growing edge even as voters showed little give.
There was ample evidence several candidates selected by a city commission committee for the open police chief job did not meet the requirements of the city charter. Despite the obvious, five city commissioners turned a blind eye and voted to spend another $13,000 to assess the pool.
MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) -- Around lunchtime each day, the latest missives promoting or pillorying Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney arrive in Diane Ouradnik's mailbox. Before long, they're in her trash.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Apple introduced a smaller iPad, as expected, but also updated its full-sized one. It also unveiled new Mac computers, including a 13-inch version of a MacBook Pro with sharper, "Retina" display.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) -- The Guantanamo prisoner charged in the bombing of the USS Cole is boycotting his pretrial hearing in the case to protest the way he is brought from his cell to court.
Maybe the foreign affairs topic put a drag on the last presidential debate, but the issues will be local at 7 p.m. Wedenesday when incumbent county commissioner Pat Shenigo sits down with his opponent, Jude Hammond for the second of three county debates.