By RACHEL D'OROAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Residents of a small Alaska Native village facing a severe water shortage are monitoring every precious drop they use as they struggle to stretch their reserves as far into winter as possible, with help coming from as far away as
By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government is moving manufactured housing into areas in New York and New Jersey that were hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday.
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate said the disaster
By FRANK ELTMAN and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Vincent Pina finally saw a couple of utility trucks coming down his street Thursday and started to wave in anticipation. But they just cruised past his house and kept on going.
He hung his head in resignation.
"The thing that
By MICHAEL GORMLEYAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has fired his $153,000-a-year emergency management director for diverting a crew to remove a tree from his Long Island home's driveway after Superstorm Sandy hit, a state official said Wednesday.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Officials say a Delta passenger jet made an emergency landing at in Syracuse, N.Y., after one of its engines failed.
Syracuse Department of Aviation Commissioner Christina Callahan tells WSYR-TV (http://bit.ly/Tupb6X ) that the MD-80 with 102 people on board landed safely at
By ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENA and SONIA PEREZ-DIAZAssociated Press
SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) - A 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people in two states as it toppled thick adobe walls, shook huge landslides down onto highways, and sent terrified villagers
By JUERGEN BAETZAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's government must do more to cut spending to get its deficit under control as the economy is weakening faster than earlier expected, the country's panel of independent economic advisers said Wednesday.
Germany's economy, the
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - That Lawrence Jones targeted a handful of his co-workers at a chicken-processing plant, killing two of them execution-style, was evident, authorities said. But why he did it remained unclear.
"He had opportunity to shoot other co-workers
By COLLEEN LONG and FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A nor'easter blustered into New York and New Jersey on Wednesday with rain and wet snow, plunging homes right back into darkness, stopping commuter trains again and inflicting another round of misery on thousands of people
By The Associated Press
Measure of US home prices rises most in 6 years
WASHINGTON (AP) - A measure of U.S. home prices jumped 5 percent in September compared with a year ago, the largest year-over-year increase since July 2006. The gain reported by CoreLogic offered more evidence of a