Utility crews were working feverishly to restore power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in the eastern US after an ice storm knocked out electricity to more than a million customers, damage one official likened to that from a hurricane.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
The most high profile rebranding of a US sports team of the past decade needs all the help it can get and the Brooklyn Nets ticked two important boxes this week: they beat the New York Knicks on Monday night and got into a fight in Boston on Wednesday.
Sat, 01 Dec, 2012
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg appealed to congressional leaders for quick action on providing tens of billions of dollars in new federal aid to help his city and state and others recover from Superstorm Sandy but was told it might be some time before it is forthcoming – and it likely will not be all at once.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
With more than 130m Americans heading out to vote and some queuing for hours, reports of polling problems in key battleground states as well as the flood effected areas of post-Sandy New York and New Jersey caused some concern for both parties.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012