By GEOFF MULVIHILL and MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - In its tear of destruction, the megastorm Sandy left parts of New Jersey's beloved shore in tatters, sweeping away beaches, homes, boardwalks and amusement parks.
The devastation left the state a blank
By CHRISTOPHER SULLIVANAssociated Press
Death blew in on the superstorm's wild winds and sea water torrents, claiming 90-year-olds and children with capriciously toppling trees, taking tall-ship adventurers in mountainous Atlantic waves and average folks just trying to deal with a freakish
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) - A man accused of indecent exposure over the summer is wanted on charges of detonating pipe bombs at the homes of two investigators in the case and his ex-girlfriend this week, authorities said Wednesday.
The Stafford County Sheriff's Office said at a news conference that
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Netflix's slumping stock price and weakening financial performance has finally attracted an opportunistic and sometimes nettlesome investor in Carl Icahn.
In a Wednesday regulatory filing, Icahn revealed he had used some of his $14
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
Oil prices rose Wednesday on concerns about near-term oil supplies in the U.S. following a fierce storm that caused havoc across the northeastern part of the country and was threatening to inflict more damage inland.
By early afternoon in Europe, those concerns
By RAY HENRYAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Superstorm Sandy forced three nuclear reactors to close by playing havoc with cooling water and electrical lines, but the nuclear industry took the pounding without suffering a major problem.
Nuclear plants are supposed to withstand hurricanes,
By JOHN FLESHERAP Environmental Writer
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - The University of Michigan is establishing a research program designed to make sure the federal government bases decisions in its billion-dollar battle to clean up the Great Lakes on solid science, officials said Tuesday.
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - The 10-year-old son of a neo-Nazi leader told his younger sister that he planned to shoot their father, then a day later took a gun from his parents' bedroom and fired one bullet into his father's head as the man slept on a
By DERRIK J. LANGAP Entertainment Writer
Video gamers in the Northeast angling to be among the first to play the highly anticipated "Assassin's Creed III" will have to wait a little longer - even if they have power.
Area GameStop stores cancelled their midnight launches of Ubisoft's
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - When disaster strikes, phone and Internet service often takes a hit, right when it's needed the most. Here are some tips for communicating with emergency services and loved ones as Sandy collides with the East Coast:
- Cellphones may