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
By TOM KRISHERAP Business Writer
When a storm the size of Sandy hits the country's most populous area, you'd think it would drive up gas prices.
Not this time.
Sandy's trail of havoc in the Northeast might cause temporary price spikes and long lines at gas stations in storm-ravaged
ATLANTA (AP) - A nuclear power plant in New Jersey is no longer under an alert caused by superstorm Sandy.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said an alert at the Oyster Creek plant in Forked River, N.J., ended early Wednesday. An alert is the second-lowest designation in a four-tiered warning
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Obama is paying a visit to Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters ahead of his trip to New Jersey to see the damage done by superstorm Sandy.
Obama took a motorcade to FEMA's offices to meet with agency chiefs before a
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia legislative candidate is the third person in the state reported to be killed in accidents related to weather from superstorm Sandy.
George Rose tells The Associated Press that his 60-year-old father, John Rose Sr., was checking fences on his deer farm in
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) - President Barack Obama, swooping in for a somber look at Sandy's storm-whipped destruction, pledged to the hurting people of New Jersey and beyond on Wednesday that "we are here for you and we will not forget."
Not forgotten, either,