By By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Tuesday there's enough money in the government's disaster relief fund for Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts until early spring.
FEMA Director Craig Fugate told the House
By By LISA LEFFAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two federal judges in California have arrived at opposite conclusions on whether the state's first-of-its-kind law prohibiting licensed psychotherapists from trying to change the sexual orientations of gay minors violates the Constitution
BEIJING (AP) - A former worker told state media Wednesday he set the fire that killed 14 young women at a Chinese clothing factory because he was angry over several hundred dollars in unpaid wages.
The suspect, Liu Shuangyun, told Guangdong Satellite Television during a taped jailhouse interview
By By JIM GOMEZAssociated Press
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Torrential floods from a powerful typhoon engulfed emergency shelters and an army truck carrying soldiers and villagers who were fleeing their homes in the southern Philippines, raising the death toll from the storm to at least 74.
By By DEREK GATOPOULOS and NICHOLAS PAPHITISAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's prime minister on Tuesday promised an austerity-weary nation that 2013 will bring the first signs of economic recovery after a punishing five-year recession, and held out hope that pending tax
MIAMI (AP) - One passenger on the bus that smashed into a concrete overpass at Miami International Airport remains in critical condition.
Officials at Ryder Trauma Center and the Jackson Memorial Hospital Emergency Room say another patient is in good condition while three are in fair.
By By GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
CLARKSBORO, N.J. (AP) - More New Jersey residents were ordered Tuesday to leave their homes because of air contamination from a train derailment last week that leaked a hazardous gas.
The evacuation order imposed by officials at 4 p.m. added 100 more homes
By By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Facing Superstorm Sandy's daunting toll of wreckage and displacement in the nation's largest city, officials have put much of their hopes and hundreds of millions of dollars into jump-starting repairs to make homes livable.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants full federal reimbursement for some superstorm-related costs.
Christie sent a letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Monday requesting reimbursement of state and local government costs for debris removal and emergency
By By BRUCE SCHREINERAssociated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - An Iranian national and an American citizen who worked as an airline pilot pleaded guilty Monday in a plot to ship helicopters and aircraft parts for Iran's state-run civilian airline, in violation of the U.S. trade embargo.