Volunteers Dorothy Mitchell, left, and Mark Howells wait for voters at a polling place Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Henderson, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Photos: America votes

America headed to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, with many pessimistic about the nation’s future.

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Senate race tops North Carolina ballot

Polls have opened as North Carolina voters decide a U.S. Senate race considered to be one of a handful around the country that will determin…