By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Part of a nuclear power plant was shut down late Monday while another plant - the nation's oldest - was put on alert after waters from superstorm Sandy rose 6 feet above sea level.
One of the units at Indian Point, a plant about 45 miles
By CALVIN WOODWARD and MITCH WEISSAssociated Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Here was Chas Kaufmann's life before the Great Recession: $28,000 in restaurant tabs in a year, cruises, house parties with fireworks. His Mr. Gutter business was booming in the Pennsylvania Poconos.
Now: "We mainly
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
ALGEIRS, Algeria (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sought Algeria's assistance on Monday for any future military intervention in Mali, pressing the North African nation to provide intelligence - if not boots on the ground - to help rout
By MINDAUGAS KULBISAssociated Press
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) - Lithuanian politics were in turmoil Monday after the president moved to block three opposition parties from forming a new government because one of them is accused of vote buying and fraudulent financing.
The unexpected development
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 JUERGEN BAETZAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - The production of renewable energies in Germany is expected to grow faster than the government's forecast and account for almost half of the country's electricity within a decade, a top official said Monday.
The current boom in new
NEW YORK (AP) - A number of major U.S. companies postponed quarterly earnings reports scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, as Hurricane Sandy barreled into the East Coast and caused the first unplanned shutdown of financial markets since 2001.
Pfizer Inc., Thomson Reuters Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five things to watch for in the final week of the presidential race between President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney:
1. SANDY: The Superstorm barreling up the East Coast is threatening several important battleground states - Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio and New