By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues:
Abortion and birth control: Supports access to abortion. Health care law requires contraceptives to be
By LEANNE ITALIE and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Frustration - and in some cases fear - mounted in New York City on Thursday, three days after Superstorm Sandy. Traffic backed up for miles at bridges, large crowds waited impatiently for buses into Manhattan, and tempers flared
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Amtrak will resume service between New York City and Boston on Friday following the repair of commuter rail tracks damaged by Superstorm Sandy, the railroad said late Thursday.
Earlier, Joseph Boardman, the Amtrak's president, said he was still
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Federal safety regulators will meet in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 11 to determine the probable cause of an Amtrak crash that killed a semi-truck driver and five passengers on a train he slammed into in Nevada last year.
The National Transportation Safety Board announced the new
By DAVID KOENIG and SCOTT MAYEROWITZAssociated Press Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Planes are getting up to speed faster than trains and automobiles in the storm-stricken Northeast.
All the region's major airports were open once New York's LaGuardia resumed flights Thursday morning. While
NEW YORK (AP) - Police say the bodies of two missing New York City boys have been found. The discovery was confirmed Thursday by NYPD spokesman Paul Browne. Police say the boys were a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old. They disappeared Monday night when waves of water
By JENNIFER PELTZ and LEANNE ITALIEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power. And with the subways still down, great numbers of people walked across the Brooklyn Bridge into Manhattan in a reverse of
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Amtrak says it plans to restore some service on Friday to and from New York City, which has been without intercity train service since it was walloped by superstorm Sandy.
The railroad said the removal of water from flooded train tunnels under the
NEW YORK (AP) - Wednesday is the new Monday for thousands of workers and schoolchildren as the East Coast begins coming back to life after superstorm Sandy.
New York is still largely paralyzed, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg planned to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange.
By DAVID B. CARUSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The floodwaters that poured into New York's deepest subway tunnels may pose the biggest obstacle to the city's recovery from the worst natural disaster in the transit system's 108-year history.
Critical electrical equipment could be