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
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - A California woman who didn't know she had a jackpot-winning $23 million lottery ticket in her car has come forward to claim her fortune.
The Palmdale woman's daughter recognized her from a newspaper photo of the supposed winner, captured on the liquor store's
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - A 10-year-old boy told police that he figured that if he killed his neo Nazi father, he might not get in trouble because that's what happened on a television program he had watched.
"A bad father did something to his kids and the kid did the exact same thing I did - he
By ADAM GELLER and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Subways started running again in much of New York City on Thursday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, but traffic at bridges backed up for miles, long lines formed at gas stations, and big crowds waited impatiently for buses
By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A sign taped to a wall in an Athens hospital appealed for civility from patients. "The doctors on duty have been unpaid since May," it read, "Please respect their work."
Patients and their relatives glanced up briefly and moved on,
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 90 people in the United States. Power outages now stand at more than 4 million homes and businesses, down from a peak of 8.5
By JIM HEINTZAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - What ails Vladimir Putin?
The Russian leader whose image of physical vigor is key to his success has canceled several foreign trips in recent weeks, postponed his annual live televised question-and-answer session with average Russians, and has rarely
By JENNIFER PELTZ and PETER SVENSSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The vast destruction wreaked by the storm surge in New York could have been prevented with a sea barrier of the type that protects major cities in Europe, some scientists and engineers say. The multibillion-dollar price tag of
By JUAN CARLOS LLORCAAssociated Press
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - A British businessman is set to change his plea after being charged with trying to buy missile parts from undercover U.S. agents and illegally sell them to Iran.
Christopher Tappin's attorney, Karen Todner, says a plea deal has
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A tribal newspaper in Arizona is publishing a detailed voter guide for the first time ever. A New Mexico pueblo is sending kindergartners home with get-out-the-vote buttons for their parents. Tribes in Wisconsin are reaching out to