1. The Empire State Building began the evening lit up in red, white, and blue…
CNN rigged the top of the skyscraper to display election results throughout the night. The spire was lit red for Romney victories and blue for Obama.
2. And ended the night in all blue.
3. Here’s a GIF of the transformation…
- Several people have been wounded after a shooting near Barcelona's famed La Rambla street, according to Spanish media.
- President Obama addressed the 54-member African Union, a first for a sitting U.S. president. The speech marks the end of his historic five-day trip to East Africa.
- The Boy Scouts of America has ended its ban on gay leaders, two years after lifting a ban on gay youth members.