By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Cell towers knocked out by Superstorm Sandy were slowly coming back to life Wednesday, federal regulators said, but about 1 in 5 were still out of service in a storm-hit area stretching from Virginia to Massachusetts.
That compares with 1 in
By Associated Press
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Wet snow and high winds spinning off the edge of superstorm Sandy spread blizzard conditions over parts of West Virginia and neighboring Appalachian states Tuesday, shutting one interstate and knocking out power to many.
The National Weather Service
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - Mitt Romney juggled politics and Hurricane Sandy's fury on Monday as he tweaked his campaign schedule and political rhetoric eight days before most voters head to the polls.
In two campaign stops in two states, the Republican
By The Associated Press
The massive storm formerly known as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and was expected to join up with two other weather systems to create a huge and problematic storm affecting 50 million people. Here's a snapshot of what is happening or expected, state by
By OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - Officials in Hawaii reopened the state's ports on Sunday and canceled a tsunami advisory as fears receded that there would be damaging waves from a powerful earthquake off the coast of Canada.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center lifted its tsunami
By JEREMY HAINSWORTHAssociated Press
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada, but there were no reports of major damage. Residents in parts of British Columbia were evacuated, but the province appeared to escape the biggest quake in
By MARK THIESSEN and OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Emergency sirens sounded around Hawaii late Saturday warning about an oncoming tsunami, after a powerful earthquake struck off the coast of Canada.
Even as many people along Hawaii's coast rushed to higher ground,
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Move over vampires, goblins and haunted houses, this kind of Halloween terror aims to shake up even the toughest warriors: An untold number of so-called zombies are coming to a counterterrorism summit attended by hundreds of Marines, Navy special
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama had a conference call Saturday to discuss Hurricane Sandy with the Homeland Security secretary, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the director of the National Hurricane Center and his homeland security adviser.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over restrictions on taking photos and recording video at ports of entry, saying the policy prohibits the public from documenting possible misconduct by authorities.
The federal lawsuit was filed on