GOP Win: A little-known Republican businessman from Queens, channeling voter discontent with President Obama into an upset, won election to Congress on Tuesday from the heavily Democratic district in New York City last represented by Anthony D. Weiner, The New York Times reports.
Hat in the Ring: Elizabeth Warren, a Harvard professor and former Obama administration official who became a hero to liberals with her sharp critique of the nation’s financial institutions, will announce Wednesday that she is challenging Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts for his seat in 2012, according to The Washington Post.
Hikers' Fate Uncertain: The Iranian Judiciary said it is considering a request for setting bail in the case of two American hikers accused of spying, putting into question whether or when the hikers will be released from prison, CNN reports.
eBay Probe: U.S. prosecutors have launched a criminal probe into whether eBay Inc employees took confidential information from classified ad website Craigslist as eBay sought to build a rival service, a copy of a grand jury subpoena obtained by Reuters shows.
New Gig: A failed bikini salesman turned lawyer has reportedly been hired for a second high profile criminal defense case this year. Jose Baez, a little known attorney until Casey Anthony became his client, has joined the defense team of Gary Giordano, the 50-year-old suspect in the disappearance of Robyn Gardner, the Huffington Post reports