By JIM FITZGERALD and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A gasoline shortage caused by Superstorm Sandy forced 1970s-era rationing on New Yorkers Friday, adding a fuel-gauge obsession to their frayed nerves and dwindling patience.
"I take passenger, I look at gas. I take another passenger
By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government is moving manufactured housing into areas in New York and New Jersey that were hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said Thursday.
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate said the disaster
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and SONIA PEREZ D.Associated Press
SAN CRISTOBAL CUCHO, Guatemala (AP) - The 10 members of the Vasquez family were found together under the rubble of the rock quarry that had been their livelihood, some in a desperate final embrace, others clinging to the faintest of
By The Associated Press
A look at the newly elected U.S. senators from Tuesday's election:
Republican Jeff Flake, the congressman who won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat, built his reputation on a fierce opposition to "earmarks," the special funding requests for roads, bridges
By ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENA and SONIA PEREZ-DIAZAssociated Press
SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) - A 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people in two states as it toppled thick adobe walls, shook huge landslides down onto highways, and sent terrified villagers
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal trade panel found China responsible Wednesday for harming the U.S. solar panel industry, clearing the final hurdle for U.S. attempts to impose steep tariffs on Chinese solar companies.
The U.S. International Trade Commission voted
By CURT ANDERSONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - For all the worries about potential major problems at polling places, the worst impediments to voting on Election Day were exceedingly long lines at dozens of precincts.
Hundreds of voters stood in line to cast ballots for well over four hours
By BETH FOUHY and WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
POINT PLEASANT, N.J. (AP) - Election Day turnout was heavy Tuesday in several storm-ravaged areas in New York and New Jersey, a welcome change from crisis to catharsis for many who saw exercising their civic duty as a sign of normalcy amid lingering
By MALCOLM RITTERAP Science Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Weather experts had good news for beleaguered northeast coastal residents Tuesday: A new storm that threatened to complicate Hurricane Sandy cleanup efforts on Wednesday now looks like it will be weaker than expected.
As the storm moves up the
By The Associated Press
"Oh my God, I have been so anxious about being able to vote. ... It's such a relief to be able to do it. This is the happiest vote I ever cast in my life." - Annette DeBona of Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., voting in an area hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.