By BETH FOUHYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Election officials were ordering generators, moving voting locations and figuring out how to transport poll workers displaced from coastal areas as Tuesday's presidential election became the latest challenge for states whacked by Superstorm
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Costs tied to the long-running shutdown at the San Onofre nuclear power plant in California have hit $317 million, and it's not clear if the ailing plant will return to full power, according to documents released Thursday.
The bill for
Starting today, the Thursday Market on South Perry Street will move indoors at the Buddhio Yoga Studio just across the street from the parking lot at The Shop where it's been all summer.
This is the third year the market has moved indoors, and it will stay open Thursday afternoons
By ERIC TUCKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A former D.C. Council chairman should spend six days in jail for lying on bank loan applications and for committing a misdemeanor campaign finance violation, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
But a lawyer for Kwame R. Brown requested community
HOUSTON (AP) - The family of a freelance journalist who disappeared while covering the war in Syria plans to travel to Beirut to work for his release.
Austin Tice's father, Marc Tice, said in a statement Thursday the family plans to travel to Beirut "soon." Tice declined to elaborate on the
By LEANNE ITALIE and MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Frustration - and in some cases fear - mounted in New York City on Thursday, three days after Superstorm Sandy. Traffic backed up for miles at bridges, large crowds waited impatiently for buses into Manhattan, and tempers flared
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMANAssociated Press
LA JOYA, Texas (AP) - The Texas trooper who fired on a fleeing pickup truck from a helicopter near the U.S.-Mexico border, killing two illegal immigrants hiding in the bed, has returned to work but in a different role, the state Department of Public Safety
By SEAN MURPHYAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - More than 300 horses that the U.S. government says were purchased as part of a Mexican drug cartel's money-laundering operation were put up for auction Thursday in Oklahoma City.
Some of the 340 quarter horses auctioned at the Heritage
By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Death penalty opponents in California are trying a new argument this year: Abolish capital punishment because the perpetually cash-strapped state just can't afford it.
Voters in the state with the nation's largest death row will decide