More than 4,000 voters in a single Pennsylvania county headed to their local polling places on Election Day, stepped into the booth and, at the moment of decision, seemingly cast their vote for no one, records show. Not for President-elect Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton. Not for Gary Johnson nor Jill Stein. Nor did they pick a single candidate for US Senate, Congress, state attorney general, state legislature, or town supervisor.
On Fifth Avenue, with harbingers of winter still in the distance, the preamble to Super Bowl XLVIII was officially christened Wednesday. It began with white-gloved football stars cradling the Vince Lombardi championship trophy, surrounded by Tiffany silver and gold, and under an endless-summer sky that said nothing can go wrong.