By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to request $30 billion in federal aid to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy, which heavily damaged parts of New York City and Long Island, he said Monday.
The administration will seek a supplemental appropriation to cover
NBCNEWS.COM - The American Red Cross, which bills itself as "the world's largest humanitarian network," is pushing back against critics of its response to superstorm Sandy, with the head of the organization saying its relief effort has been "near flawless" despite criticism from stranded
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:
1. THE SECOND WOMAN IN THE PETRAEUS CASE
A U.S. official says Jill Kelley, a longtime friend of the former CIA director and his wife, was getting harassing emails from
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Comedian Dave Attell told a packed house at the Comedy Cellar that New York after Superstorm Sandy had a familiar feel. "It was dark. Toilets were backing up. ... It was pretty much like it always was."
Another comic, Paul Mecurio, told the
By CHRISTINA REXRODE and DAVID BAUDER and VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Garbage trucks, hulking military vehicles and mud-caked cars move slowly through a Staten Island waterfront neighborhood still reeling from Superstorm Sandy's storm surge. Then comes an outlier: a spotless
By CHRISTINA HOAGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - From sea to shining sea, the nation paid tribute to its members of the armed services Sunday, both with somber traditions such as a Virginia wreath-laying ceremony attended by President Barack Obama to honor those who didn't make it back
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Irene Cramer threaded her Mercury Mountaineer around fallen branches, slowing down in front of a squat white ranch to see if, maybe, it could be the temporary home she is desperate to find.
Cramer and her husband, Tommy, left their home in
By CHRISTINA REXRODE and VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - New Yorkers railed Sunday against a utility that has lagged behind others in restoring power two weeks after the superstorm that socked the region, criticizing its slow pace as well as a dearth of information.
By ELAINE GANLEYAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - When the blighted housing projects ringing major French cities exploded in nationwide riots, France pledged quick action to fix them. Seven years on, the suburban projects remain islands of despair, lofty promises of rebirth largely forgotten. So a
From CWU Athletics
ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- On a day celebrating the final collegiate football game for 22 Central Washington University seniors, it was a combination of players old and young that helped lead the Wildcats to a 51-19 victory over Dixie State College of Utah at a chilly Tomlinson Stadium