By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Eileen James sits by the window when the sun is out, wears gloves to bed and hasn't had a hot meal in a week.
Like many elderly people in the New York area coping with no electricity or heat in their homes in the aftermath of
By ALEX VEIGA and MATTHEW PERRONEAP Business Writers
Hiring in the long-depressed U.S. construction industry will get a boost from the rebuilding that will follow Superstorm Sandy. Those jobs, in turn, could raise economic growth, analysts say.
The modest lift to the economy is expected to come
By MICHELLE JANAYE NEALYAssociated Press
CHICAGO (AP) - Gripping a handrail and wearing a brace on his left leg, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk climbed 37 floors inside Chicago's Willis Tower on Sunday in his first public appearance since suffering a major stroke.
Kirk, taking part in a popular
By JAKE COYLEAP Entertainment Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The weekend box office was not only undeterred by the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, it was buoyed by it.
Disney's "Wreck-It Ralph" opened strongly with $49.1 million and Robert Zemeckis' "Flight," starring Denzel Washington, soared
NEW YORK (AP) - Riders on New York City's transit system should be prepared that Monday's commute won't be normal.
That's the word from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. He said Sunday that service continues to be restored after Superstorm Sandy, but there's still work to be done.
By BETH FOUHY and GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A judge extended early voting hours in one Florida county Sunday after Democrats sued to allow more time in a presidential battleground state where more than 4 million ballots have already been cast. The move was one of many
By JIM FITZGERALDAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Just what New York and New Jersey need after the devastation of Superstorm Sandy: more high winds.
The National Weather Service predicted Sunday that a Nor'easter that could include gusts of up to 55 mph is likely to reach the area by
By BROCK VERGAKISAssociated Press
ABOARD THE USS ENTERPRISE (AP) - The world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier ended its remarkable career at sea on Sunday when it pulled into its home port for the final time after participating in every major conflict since the Cuban Missile Crisis
By RUSS BYNUMAssociated Press
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Police searched Sunday for at least one gunman who wounded seven people, mostly teenagers, overnight after opening fire amid the rides at a crowded fair in Georgia.
Nobody was killed in the shooting late Saturday at the Coastal Empire Fair on
By MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The public is expected to get its first glimpse Monday at the evidence against U.S. Army general facing court-martial on sex crimes charges, a rare criminal case against a high-ranking officer that has thus far been shrouded in secrecy.