By The Associated Press
Hurricane Sandy, after killing at least 69 people in the Caribbean, streamed northward, merged with two wintry weather systems and socked the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes with wind, waves, rain and snow. Some figures associated with Sandy's rampage through the
By SAMANTHA HENRYAssociated Press
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) - National Guard troops delivered food and water to residents in this heavily flooded city across from Manhattan on Wednesday as officials sent out a plea for more supplies, including boats and generators.
Superstorm Sandy sent the raging
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama will be getting a firsthand look at the damage done by the superstorm in New Jersey but not in New York City - and Mayor Michael Bloomberg is OK with that.
Bloomberg on Tuesday said he spoke to Obama and his chief of staff, Jack Lew, and told them the city
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NEW YORK (AP) - Officials say the death toll from Superstorm Sandy has reached 48.
Many of the victims were killed by trees toppled by the storm, including a New Yorker killed in bed by a tree that fell onto an apartment.
More than 8
By DAVE CARPENTER and JEFF DONN and JONATHAN FAHEYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - They planned big for Superstorm Sandy, but not big enough.
Consolidated Edison figured any surge would not surpass the 11-foot record set nearly two centuries ago. Or the design limit of 12.5 feet for a key
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A decade since George Lucas said "Star Wars" was finished on the big screen, a new trilogy under new ownership is destined for theaters after The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that it would buy Lucasfilm Ltd. from him for $4.05 billion
By BERNARD CONDON and STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Stock Exchange will open on Wednesday - because it had to open.
In a bit of welcome news for fund managers, investors and even the economy, the company that operates the iconic exchange at 11 Wall Street
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's fast-paced technology scene, known as Silicon Alley, tried not to lose a step after Hurricane Sandy knocked out power lines, devastated the public transit system and left portions of the city flooded.
By The Associated Press
Storm's cost may hit $50 billion; rebuilding to ease blow
WASHINGTON (AP) - Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm.
By RAY HENRYAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Superstorm Sandy forced three nuclear reactors to close by playing havoc with cooling water and electrical lines, but the nuclear industry took the pounding without suffering a major problem.
Nuclear plants are supposed to withstand hurricanes,