By The Associated Press
Some of the nation's biggest banks have extended temporary waivers on 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 nearly 1.8 million homes and
By DAVID B. CARUSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Power generators are being marshaled, polling locations moved and voting machines hurriedly put into place as officials prepare to hold an national election in storm-ravaged sections of New York and New Jersey barely a week after Superstorm
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - It happened after the 9/11 terror attacks, after Hurricane Katrina and now, once again, after Superstorm Sandy: The American Red Cross takes flak for its response to a major disaster.
It's a burden that comes with being the nation's
By The Associated Press
The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, killing at least 106 people in the United States. Power outages now stand at more than 1.3 million homes and businesses, down from a peak of
By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSENAssociated Press
WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) - The floodwaters churned by Superstorm Sandy damaged waterfront homes along Connecticut's southwest coast, and turned the charming center of tony Westport into a ghost town, with sandbags lining streets of flooded-out boutique
By CARA ANNA and CHRISTINA REXRODEAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Their race was called off, but marathoners were still on the move in New York on Sunday.
Hundreds of runners wearing marathon shirts and backpacks full of supplies took the ferry to hard-hit Staten Island and ran to stricken
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Eileen James sits by the window when the sun is out, wears gloves to bed and hasn't had a hot meal in a week.
Like many elderly people in the New York area coping with no electricity or heat in their homes in the aftermath of
By ALEX VEIGA and MATTHEW PERRONEAP Business Writers
Hiring in the long-depressed U.S. construction industry will get a boost from the rebuilding that will follow Superstorm Sandy. Those jobs, in turn, could raise economic growth, analysts say.
The modest lift to the economy is expected to come
By JAKE COYLEAP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The weekend box office was not only undeterred by the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, it was buoyed by it.
Disney's "Wreck-It Ralph" opened strongly with $49.1 million and Robert Zemeckis' "Flight," starring Denzel Washington, soared
NEW YORK (AP) - Riders on New York City's transit system should be prepared that Monday's commute won't be normal.
That's the word from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. He said Sunday that service continues to be restored after Superstorm Sandy, but there's still work to be done.