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 COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Richard Chan prowled around his cold, dark Staten Island home with knives and a sword to protect it from thieves, standing his ground as another East Coast storm threatened and police went through neighborhoods with loudspeakers
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 COLLEEN LONG and ERIN McCLAMAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Stripped of its bustle and mostly cut off from the world, New York was left wondering Tuesday when its particular way of life - carried by subway, lit by skyline and powered by 24-hour deli - would return.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg
By VESELIN TOSHKOVAssociated Press
ARCHAR, Bulgaria (AP) - On the banks of the Danube, in the northwest corner of Bulgaria, lie the remnants of an ancient Roman settlement called Ratiaria, host to a priceless cultural heritage. Craters pockmark the huge site, evidence of a scourge threatening
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A senior U.N. official who just returned from Mali says radical Islamists who now control about two-thirds of the country are targeting women - demanding that they cover their heads, restricting their ability to work, and compiling a
By THOMAS J. SHEERANAssociated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) - A former fugitive suspected of running a $100 million cross-country scam collecting donations for Navy veterans has been identified as a Harvard-trained attorney wanted on unrelated fraud charges since 1987, authorities said Monday.
By NICOLE WINFIELDAssociated Press
ROME (AP) - Is a scrap of papyrus suggesting that Jesus had a wife authentic?
Scholars on Wednesday questioned the much-publicized discovery by a Harvard scholar that a 4th century fragment of papyrus provided the first evidence that some early Christians
By The Associated Press
THE PROTESTS: Anti-Japan demonstrations related to a dispute involving contested islands in the East China Sea erupted in dozens of Chinese cities. Scores of Japanese-owned factories and stores in China were shuttered, as thousands of anti-Japanese protesters marched in
By The Associated Press
Here's a look at protests and reaction across the Middle East and elsewhere Monday over an anti-Islam film produced in the U.S. ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad.
Hundreds of protesters demonstrating against the film torched a press club and a government