Millions of Americans are casting ballots in the U.S. presidential election. Democrat Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney wrapped up campaign 2012 with a whirlwind of rallies in so called battleground states that the candidates need to win the election. VOA’s Chris Simkins has more on the race for the White House, which is too close to predict a winner.
New York voters go to the polls in Manhattan's East Village. The neighborhood is blocks from the East River and the Con Ed plant that blew a transformer. VOA's Daniela Schrier reports that power recently returned to this community after days without.