By By The Associated Press
The following recalls have been announced:
GAS FIREPLACE INSERTS
DETAILS: Jotul and Scan gas fireplace inserts manufactured by Jotul North America of Gorham, Maine; sold at independent specialty fireplace and stove stores nationwide from June 2010 through
NEW YORK (AP) - Public Service Electric and Gas is estimating the cost of restoring power after Superstorm Sandy and a subsequent Nor'easter at between $250 million and $300 million.
The vast majority of that cost will almost certainly be borne by the utility's customers in the form of
By By JOHN FLESHER and TAMMY WEBBERAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - A federal judge Monday threw out a lawsuit filed by five states that want barriers placed in Chicago-area waterways to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes, but said he would consider new arguments if the case were
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson of Missouri says she is leaving Congress in February to become president and CEO for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
Emerson announced the plans Monday, just weeks after she won re-election to the southeastern
By By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
PRAGUE (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton lobbied the Czech government Monday to approve an American bid for a $10 billion expansion of a nuclear power plant amid fierce competition from a rival Russian offer.
Clinton made her pitch for
By By TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Northern California residents recovering Monday from a series of wet, windy storms likely won't get much of a break as another system is expected to drench the area.
Up to five more inches of rain could fall in the region beginning
By By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Whether it's making investments, collecting art or bidding for sports franchises, Steven A. Cohen has few rivals.
Cohen's hedge fund manages $14 billion in assets. His own net worth is more than $8 billion. He's bought Picassos, Monets
By By DALIA NAMMARI and ARON HELLERAssociated Press
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - The Palestinian president returned triumphantly to the West Bank on Sunday, receiving a boisterous welcome from thousands of cheering supporters at a rally celebrating his people's new acceptance to the United
By By JOHN S. MARSHALLAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Residents of Northern California endured the brunt of another powerful storm that drenched the area with yet another round of pounding rain and strong winds, but damage from the storm was less than expected, officials said.
By By JOHN S. MARSHALL and TERRY COLLINSAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Another major storm moving into Northern California was expected to bring more pouring rain, flooding and additional problems to an area already soaked after two major storms, forecasters said Saturday.