By LEANNE ITALIE and MARILYNN MARCHIONEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Evoking harrowing memories of Hurricane Katrina, 300 patients were evacuated floor by floor from a premier hospital that lost generator power at the height of superstorm Sandy.
Rescuers and staff at New York University
REUTERS - Sandy, one of the biggest storms ever to hit eastern United States, flooded servers of Datagram Inc in New York City, bringing down several media websites it hosts, including Huffington Post and Gawker.
"We are continuing to battle flooding and fiber outages in downtown New York and
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Superstorm Sandy knocked out a quarter of the cell towers in an area spreading across 10 states, and the situation could get worse, federal regulators said Tuesday.
Many cell towers that are still working are doing so with the help of
By AYA BATRAWYAssociated Press
MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Now that she has finished the hajj and is returning home to Egypt, Magda Bagnied says her family will no doubt try to convince her to put on the headscarf to demonstrate her religiosity after a pilgrimage meant to cleanse her of sin and
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - After all the economy-focused campaign talk, voters in some states will get a chance on Election Day to sound off on intriguing topics that the presidential rivals ignored, including death-penalty repeal, marijuana legalization and assisted
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Stock Exchange will reopen for regular trading Wednesday after being shut down for two days because of Hurricane Sandy.
The exchange said in a statement Tuesday that its building and trading floor are fully operational and that normal trading will resume at the usual
By ALLEN G. BREED and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - As superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast awoke Tuesday without power or mass transit, with huge swaths of the nation's largest city unusually vacant and dark.
New York was among the hardest hit,
By TED ANTHONYAP National Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The most devastating storm in decades to hit the country's most densely populated region upended man and nature as it rolled back the clock on 21st-century lives, cutting off modern communication and leaving millions without power Tuesday
By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The massive storm that pummeled the East killed 10 people in New York City and left the nation's largest city eerily quiet Tuesday, with no running trains, a darkened business district and neighborhoods under water.
It was "
By VICKI SMITHAssociated Press
ELKINS, 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 as trucks and cars bogged down and knocking out power