By ADAM GELLERAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Two major airports reopened and the New York Stock Exchange got back to business Wednesday, while across the river in New Jersey, National Guardsmen rushed to feed and rescue flood victims two days after Superstorm Sandy struck.
For the first
By JACQUES BILLEAUDAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - A Mexican man accused in the killing of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has admitted he was part of a crew that sneaked into the United States to find marijuana smugglers to rob at the time of the fatal shooting.
Manuel Osorio-Arellanes pleaded
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - The little sister of a boy charged with murdering their neo-Nazi father tearfully testified Wednesday that her brother plotted the shooting days in advance.
The boy was 10 when he was accused of shooting Jeff Hall with a .357 Magnum at point-blank range while he slept on a
By CARLA K. JOHNSONAP Medical Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - Zac Vawter considers himself a test pilot. After losing his right leg in a motorcycle accident, the 31-year-old software engineer signed up to become a research subject, helping to test a trailblazing prosthetic leg that's controlled by
By MARYCLAIRE DALE and WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's delicate barrier islands, long and slender strips of land cherished by generations of sunbathing vacationers and full-time residents alike, are a hazardous wasteland of badly eroded shore, ruined
By COREY WILLIAMSAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Clues appear to be few: slugs and bullet fragments embedded in cars, metal casings on roadways, a simple black and white sketch of the shooter and vague descriptions of the car he drove.
Investigators searching for a man responsible for shooting
By DIRK LAMMERS and KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Tina Curl was so eager to see her 9-year-old daughter's killer executed Tuesday night that she couldn't even take her seat in the witness room.
"I was right up to the glass," she told The Associated Press after
By DAVID ESPO and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) - President Barack Obama soberly toured the destruction wrought by superstorm Sandy on Wednesday in the company of New Jersey's Republican governor and assured victims "we will not quit" until cleanup and recovery are
By JENNIFER PELTZ and RALPH D. RUSSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Faced with the prospect of days without power and swaths of the city plunged into darkness at night, police brought in banks of lights and boosted patrols to reassure victims of a monster storm that they won't be victims of
By BEN FELLERAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - It may look to America like President Barack Obama is off the campaign trail. He's really not.
By commanding the response to a ferocious October storm a week before the election, Obama is employing a major political advantage in