By EMERY P. DALESIOAssociated Press
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) - At a new Coast Guard training facility here, rescue swimmers jump from a 12-foot tower into a wave pool as large fans blow 70 mph wind at them. A lighting system produces a night sky and speakers pump out the sound of thunder,
By JENNIFER PELTZ and RACHEL COHENAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - With people in storm-ravaged areas still shivering without electricity and the death toll in New York City at more than 40, many New Yorkers recoiled at the prospect of police officers being assigned to protect a marathon.
NEW YORK (AP) - The mother grabbed her two boys and fled their home as it filled with water, hoping to outrun Superstorm Sandy.
But Glenda Moore and her SUV were no match for the epic storm. Moore's Ford Explorer stalled in the rising tide, and the rushing waters snatched 2-year-old Brandon and
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - And now, to conclude, a few parting misstatements.
Come Wednesday, or sometime later if the election result is still in the balance, only one man will be left standing and the loser's inventory of misleading claims, out-of-context
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZAP Airlines Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Fears of a jet fuel shortage at New York's airports have led some airlines to take the unusual - and costly - step of putting extra fuel on planes.
The worries have emerged following Superstorm Sandy, which has disrupted the flow of fuel
By The Associated Press
Stocks are drifting lower on Wall Street in midday trading, giving up an early gain driven by a strong jobs report.
Insurers plunged as traders considered the potential costs of Superstorm Sandy.
Shortly before noon, the Dow Jones industrial average was down 40 points at
By ALICIA A. CALDWELLAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Friday temporarily waived a maritime rule to allow foreign oil tankers coming from the Gulf of Mexico to enter Northeastern ports to help ease a fuel shortage in the areas hardest hit by
NEW YORK (AP) - Four days after Superstorm Sandy socked the East Coast, the oil market assessed the landscape and found plenty to worry about.
Oil closed Friday at its lowest point in almost four months. Two Northeast refineries with the capacity to refine almost 310,000 barrels of oil a day
WASHINGTON (AP) - Forecasters say another messy - and wintry - storm may cause post-Election Day problems for an already weather weary East Coast. But meteorologists add that it's six days out, so that's rather early to get too worried. The forecast could change before it
By Mark Trumbull
Economic impacts of superstorm Sandy are just starting to come into view, but what's clear is that they're big.
The nation's economic capital, New York City, has been hobbled by electricity outages, floods, and damage to its massive subway system. From flooded Hoboken