By LEANNE ITALIE and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The people gathered around the side of a building on Third Avenue looked like refugees huddled around a campfire. But instead of crackling flames, their warmth came from more advanced technology: a power strip that had been
By CHRISTOPHER SULLIVANAssociated Press
Death blew in on the superstorm's wild winds and sea water torrents, claiming 90-year-olds and children with capriciously toppling trees, taking tall-ship adventurers in mountainous Atlantic waves and average folks just trying to deal with a freakish
By BERNARD CONDONAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks closed mixed on Wednesday in their first session since Superstorm Sandy forced a historic two-day shutdown of trading.
The Dow Jones industrial average slipped 10.75 points to 13,096.46. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose, but
By The Associated Press
Nine oil refineries that make up 8 percent of U.S. refining capacity are in the area hit by Superstorm Sandy. Nearly all were affected by the storm, and two still are not operating:
By The Associated Press
New York struggles back 2 days after killer storm
NEW YORK (AP) - Flights resumed, but slowly. The New York Stock Exchange got back to business, but on generator power. And with the subways still down, great numbers of people walked across the Brooklyn Bridge into
By DAVE CARPENTERAP Personal Finance Writer
Banks have temporarily waived a variety of fees and late charges for residents of states hit hard by Superstorm Sandy. It's an effort to ease pressure on customers to make bill payments when many remain without power.
The shelving of fees comes as
By JONATHAN FAHEY and SCOTT MAYEROWITZAssociated Press Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Homes grew chilly without heat. Food spoiled in refrigerators. Televisions remained silent. And people everywhere scurried for a spot to charge their cellphones.
Two full days after Superstorm Sandy ripped through
By JOCELYN NOVECKAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Seventh-grader Samantha Bertolino was especially proud of her Halloween costume this year. She was going to be a vampire, and she really had it together this time: The black dress, the spider-web earrings, fake blood, white face paint, and
By CANDICE CHOI and MAE ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Two days after Superstorm Sandy brought business in New York City to a standstill, stores that lost power are again serving customers, albeit by flashlight. Companies with closed offices are setting up shop in coffeehouses. And
By BERNARD CONDON and STEVE ROTHWELLAP Business Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street is back in business.
Traffic is snarled, streets flooded, subways idle and power out in many parts of Manhattan and beyond, but the New York Stock Exchange opened trading without a hitch Wednesday after a