By MICHAEL GORMLEYAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants huge electrical transformers in commercial buildings hauled to upper floors and wants the ability to shutter key tunnels, airports and subways from floodwaters as part of a $9 billion plan to safeguard New York City
By DAVID PORTERAssociated Press
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) - The rail terminal here is a relic from a different era, old enough to have seen the Jazz Age and the Great Depression, survive two World Wars and withstand the encroachment of the automobile.
It almost met its match in Hurricane Sandy.
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans' newfound willingness to consider tax increases to avert the "fiscal cliff" comes with a significant caveat: larger cuts than Democrats seem willing to consider to benefit programs like Medicare, Medicaid and the president's
By BRADLEY KLAPPER and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has been here before, praising an Egyptian leader for championing Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts while expressing concern over his commitment to democracy at home. But with options limited, the Obama
By ROBERT JABLONAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Rev. Robert Schuller has lost a court bid to obtain more than $5 million from the ministry he founded, a now-bankrupt religious empire that included worldwide "Hour of Power" broadcasts and Orange County's landmark Crystal Cathedral.
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and LINDA DEUTSCHAssociated Press
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - The convertible hit Phillip Moreno so hard it knocked him out of his shoes and lodged him in the windshield.
As he lay dying on the hood, police said, Sherri Lynn Wilkins kept going another two miles until other
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
This holiday season you're likely to spot singer Jennifer Lopez in Kohl's. You could get a peek at pop music icon Madonna in Macy's. You might even catch a glimpse of reality TV star Kim Kardashian in Sears.
Well, not literally.
By RUSSELL CONTRERASAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - The U.S. Justice Department is launching an investigation of the Albuquerque Police Department after a string of officer-involved shootings and high-profile abuse cases that allege the use of excessive and deadly force, officials
By GEORGE JAHNAssociated Press
VIENNA (AP) - Iranian scientists have run computer simulations for a nuclear weapon that would produce more than triple the explosive force of the World War II bomb that destroyed Hiroshima, according to a diagram obtained by The Associated Press.
The diagram was
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks slumped on Wall Street Tuesday after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was frustrated by the lack of progress in talks over the U.S. budget impasse in Washington.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 89.24 points to 12,