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 JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Here's an image few probably expected to see six days before Election Day: President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie - a Republican who is one of Mitt Romney's most vocal supporters - walking together in a show of
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are closing mixed on Wall Street after the market reopened following a two-day shutdown caused by Superstorm Sandy.
The Dow Jones industrial average gave up an early gain and closed down 11 points at 13,097 Wednesday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 edged up less than a
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Cell towers knocked out by Superstorm Sandy were slowly coming back to life Wednesday, federal regulators said, but about 1 in 5 were still out of service in a storm-hit area stretching from Virginia to Massachusetts.
That compares with 1 in
By JENNIFER PELTZ and LEANNE ITALIEAssociated Press
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 Manhattan in a reverse of
By ALEX VEIGAAP Business Writer
Insurers will be dealing with a crush of claims in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy which inflicted billions of dollars in damages. Once homeowners can assess the extent of their personal losses, many will have to brace for another ordeal: navigating the
By BEN NUCKOLSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Government workers packed onto commuter trains and tourists flocked to the National Mall on Wednesday in the nation's capital, where there were few signs of the dangerous hybrid storm that blew through 36 hours before.
The Potomac River was
By DAVID B. CARUSO and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Two days after a paralyzing flood, officials announced plans Wednesday to open the undamaged parts of the massive subway and suburban rail systems that are so essential to life in New York City.
The city's transit headaches,
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The monthly U.S. jobs report will be released as scheduled Friday despite earlier concerns that Superstorm Sandy might force the Labor Department to delay its release.
The report on hiring and the unemployment rate for October will
By DAVID KOENIG and JOSHUA FREEDAP Airlines Writers
Travel in the Northeast creaked back into motion Wednesday as Superstorm Sandy receded, allowing workers to check runways and railroad tracks for water damage.
It was a grinding, patchy recovery that made it clear that stranded travelers will