East Coast of the United States

Boy’s postcard mailed in 1967 turns up in Oklahoma

AULS VALLEY, Okla. (AP) — It may have taken 46 years, but one boy’s postcard has made it home to Mom. Bert Jacobson sent the postcard to his mother in Pauls Valley, Okla., in January 1967, when he was 13 years old.


Superstorm Sandy (AP Photo)

Report: Sandy’s winds felt as far west as Wis.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy not only caused destruction up and down the East Coast, it also created wind gusts as far west as Wisconsin and as far north as Canada.


Hurricane Sandy: the Superstorm

Senate approves $60.4 billion Sandy aid bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved a $60.4 billion emergency spending package for Hurricane Sandy recovery. The 61-33 vote Friday sends the measure to the House, where the bill faces uncertain prospects.


Amid political storm, Obama to view Sandy recovery

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama gets an update on the recovery from Superstorm Sandy when he travels to New York City today. Thousands of people in the region are still without power, more than […]


Obama wants 'conversation' on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says he wants to begin a national “conversation” on climate change. At a news conference Wednesday, Obama said his administration has taken steps to combat global warming, such as […]


Nor'easter threatens weather-weary East Coast

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 […]


Forecasters: New, lesser storm may hit East Coast

WASHINGTON (AP) – Forecasters say another messy – and wintry – storm may cause post-Election Day problems for an already weather weary East Coast. But meteorologists add that it’s six days out, so that’s rather […]


Obama visits storm victims; campaigning to resume Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is traveling to New Jersey today to meet with Gov. Chris Christie and victims of superstorm Sandy. Parts of the state have experienced massive flooding. Power outages are still […]


Winds from Sandy make for good Chicago surfing

CHICAGO (AP) – Hundreds of miles from its turbulent center, superstorm Sandy’s outer bands were violent enough to rip up near-record high waves Tuesday on Lake Michigan, sending a community of avid surfers in Chicago […]


For travelers, Sandy's aggravation spans globe

NEW YORK (AP) – Superstorm Sandy has a long reach, with flight cancelations stranding air travelers around the globe. The flight-tracking service FlightAware says more than 6,000 flights were canceled today, bringing the total to […]




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