By FRANK ELTMAN and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Vincent Pina finally saw a couple of utility trucks coming down his street Thursday and started to wave in anticipation. But they just cruised past his house and kept on going.
He hung his head in resignation.
"The thing that
By The Associated Press
A look at the newly elected U.S. senators from Tuesday's election:
Republican Jeff Flake, the congressman who won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat, built his reputation on a fierce opposition to "earmarks," the special funding requests for roads, bridges
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today:
1. OBAMA WINS RE-ELECTION DESPITE WEAK ECONOMY
U.S. voters give the president a decisive electoral-vote victory despite their fears on finances.
2. THE NEXT CHALLENGE FOR
By COLLEEN LONG and FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A nor'easter blustered into New York and New Jersey on Wednesday with rain and wet snow, plunging homes right back into darkness, stopping commuter trains again and inflicting another round of misery on thousands of people
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - The Japanese operator of the nuclear power plant devastated in last year's disasters is seeking more government financial support, saying the cost of the cleanup could be double the 5 trillion yen ($62.5 billion) allocated so far.
NEW YORK (AP) - Netflix is moving to protect itself against hostile takeovers, less than a week after activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed a stake of nearly 10 percent in the online video company.
Netflix Inc. said Monday that it has adopted a shareholder rights plan, also known as a poison pill
By WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) - A week after Superstorm Sandy pummeled the East Coast, wiping out entire communities, residents were bracing for yet another potentially damaging storm.
A nor'easter taking shape Monday in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
LITTLE FERRY, N.J. (AP) - The lives of the residents of Lamker Court lie in heaps on lawns and curbs.
A stuffed Shrek doll sits atop a dining room chair. A gas stove rests in a driveway, a washer and dryer nearby. A computer monitor is wedged against a recliner.
By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
MACAU (AP) - Hordes of Chinese high rollers flooding into Macau have turned the city into an Asian casino boomtown, but they're also posing a challenge for China's next generation of leaders.
Macau's casino industry has mushroomed over the past
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Tragedy has too often visited one Queens community, but residents drew a line in the sand with Superstorm Sandy, rallying with a surfboard and kayaks at the storm's peak to rescue themselves as a fire engulfed 14 homes and flaming embers