Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:
1. OBAMA WINS RE-ELECTION DESPITE WEAK ECONOMY: U.S. voters give the president a decisive electoral-vote victory despite their fears on finances.
2. THE NEXT CHALLENGE FOR THE GOP: Younger voters and minorities flood the polls, and Republicans must broaden their reach to move forward.
4. HOW AMERICANS MADE HISTORY AT THE POLLS: Maine and Maryland become the first states to legalize gay marriage by popular vote while Washington state and Colorado allow recreational use of marijuana.
5. SANDY-BATTERED NYC, NJ PREPARE FOR NEW STORM: A nor'easter is expected to bring gusts, surge to a region that hasn't fully recovered yet.
6. CRIMINAL CASE BEGINS AGAINST PENN STATE'S EX-PRESIDENT: Spanier heads to court to face charges of trying to derail the Sandusky investigation.
7. WHAT HU JINTAO'S LEGACY WILL BE: China's Communist Party leader ends a decade in office with his country richer, more powerful but more unequal.
8. CAMERON URGES OBAMA TO JOIN IN TALKS WITH SYRIA'S ARMED REBELS: UK prime minister says it's an opportunity to shape the divided opposition.
9. CRUCIAL AUSTERITY VOTE AWAITS GREECE'S GOVERNMENT: Athens could lose its European bailout funds if the $17.3 billion package isn't passed, and an exit from the Eurozone might be next.
10. TWITTER'S RECURRING QUESTION ON ELECTION NIGHT: Viewers wondered what was up with ABC's Diane Sawyer, who deviated from her usual straight-news delivery.
5 THINGS TO KNOW IN FLORIDA TODAY
1. PRESIDENTIAL RACE TOO CLOSE TO CALL IN FLORIDA: The race between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney remains too close to call as vote counting resumes Wednesday morning.
2. LONG LINES IN FLORIDA, BUT FEW PROBLEMS: Some Florida voters waited in hours-long lines Tuesday to cast their ballots but only isolated problems were reported around the state, including an incorrect robocall sent to households in the St. Petersburg area.
3. SEN. BILL NELSON RE-ELECTED: It was an early night for Sen. Bill Nelson who defeated his Republican challenger Connie Mack IV by about a million votes.
4. SOUTH FLORIDA CONGRESSIONAL RACE STILL TOO CLOSE TO CALL: Democrat Patrick Murphy is clinging to a small lead in his quest to oust Congressman Allen West. The race is still too close to cal.
5. WOMAN INJURED IN SCHOOL BUS CRASH: The Florida Highway Patrol says a woman ran a stop sign and crashed into a school bus carrying 21 children in St. Petersburg. The woman suffered minor injuries and was cited for the crash. None of the children were injured.
■ TODAY AND EVERY DAY: Click here for links to recent arrest reports and mug shots in Collier and Lee counties.