By ALLEN G. BREEDAP National Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Ray Leonard knows a thing or two about monster storms. In fact, he's the skipper of the Satori, the 32-foot sailboat that rode out THE perfect storm 21 years ago.
And if he had loved ones living in the path of Hurricane Sandy, which
By ALLEN BREED and WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
SHIP BOTTOM, New Jersey (AP) - Hurricane Sandy headed north from the Caribbean - where it left nearly 60 dead - to threaten the eastern U.S. with sheets of rain, high winds and heavy snow as officials warned millions in coastal areas to get out of
By DON THOMPSONAssociated Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A 19-year-old Northern California man accused of fatally stabbing his sister-in-law and young niece and nephew was formally charged with three counts of murder Friday at his first court appearance.
Authorities have yet to release a
NEW YORK (AP) - Two U.S. senators on Friday again called on federal regulators to close what they say are loopholes that allow energy-drink makers to sell products with additives and high levels of caffeine that the lawmakers say have not been proven safe.
The letter to the Food and Drug
WASHINGTON (AP) - The black mold creeping into the spines of hundreds of people who got tainted shots for back pain marks uncharted medical territory.
Never before has this particular fungus been found to cause meningitis. It's incredibly hard to diagnose, and to kill —
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The case of a teenager accused of participating in the slayings of three men lured by phony Craigslist job offers went to a jury Thursday, with prosecutors portraying him as a full accomplice in the crimes and his defense
By AMIR SHAHAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber detonated explosives outside a mosque packed with senior regional officials in northern Afghanistan on a major Muslim holiday Friday, killing 41 people. The officials escaped unhurt, and many of the dead were soldiers and
By JEFF TODDAssociated Press
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Hurricane Sandy spun away from the Bahamas late Friday after causing 43 deaths across the Caribbean, churning northward toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to join with winter weather fronts to create a super storm.
The Category 1