By JOSHUA FREED and SAMANTHA BOMKAMPAP Airlines Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - A computer outage at United Airlines delayed thousands of travelers on Thursday and embarrassed the airline at a time when it's trying to win back customers after glitches earlier this year.
The two-hour outage held up
By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Despite days of dire forecasts and explicit warnings, hundreds of thousands of people in New York and New Jersey ignored mandatory evacuation orders as Superstorm Sandy closed in. Now, after scores of deaths and harrowing escapes, emergency
By ALICIA CHANGAP Science Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Citing harm to marine life, California coastal regulators on Wednesday soundly rejected a utility's plan to map offshore earthquake faults near a nuclear power plant by blasting loud air cannons.
The unanimous vote by the California
By JIM SALTERAssociated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Army Corps of Engineers will proceed with plans to reduce the flow from an upper Missouri River reservoir despite concerns that it will worsen low-water problems on the Mississippi River, officials told The Associated Press Tuesday.
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Kate and Warren Sherwood had to think quickly about what to take when Superstorm Sandy's surge flooded their barrier island and caused five houses on their block to burn to the ground. Luckily for their two black cats, Schwartz and Scooter,
By JIM SALTER and JIM SUHRAssociated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and the barge industry are imploring the federal government to take steps to keep enough water flowing on the drought-ridden Missouri and Mississippi rivers to avert a potential "economic disaster."
Nixon sent a
By FRANK ELTMAN and MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - Two weeks after Superstorm Sandy, while most utilities have restored electricity to nearly all their customers, there was one glaring exception Monday: a Long Island power company with more outages - almost 60,000
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:
1. THE SECOND WOMAN IN THE PETRAEUS CASE
A U.S. official says Jill Kelley, a longtime friend of the former CIA director and his wife, was getting harassing emails from
By The Associated Press
"We are closely monitoring what is happening and will respond appropriately. We will not allow our borders to be violated or our citizens to be fired upon." - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after Israeli tanks struck a Syrian artillery launcher after a stray mortar
By CHRISTINA REXRODE and DAVID BAUDER and VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Garbage trucks, hulking military vehicles and mud-caked cars move slowly through a Staten Island waterfront neighborhood still reeling from Superstorm Sandy's storm surge. Then comes an outlier: a spotless