Alaska near miss: A spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board says the passenger jet veered right and the cargo plane turned in the same direction. The aircraft passed within a quarter-mile of each other at the same elevation.
Verizon Communications filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission to discontinue landline services in certain parts of New York and New Jersey.
New Yorkers have come together to help each other in the aftermath of hurricane Sandy – from volunteers reinstalling drywall to lawyers helping victims navigate government bureaucracy.
Nearly a million New Yorkers were without power as hurricane Sandy made landfall Monday night. Subway tunnels, the waterfront, and the financial district flooded.
President Obama met Sunday with Federal Emergency Management Officials in Washington. 'We will cut through red tape,' he said. 'We are not going to get bogged down with a lot of rules.'
Margaret Fuller, problem child of American transcendentalism, gets fresh treatment from Pulitzer Prize-winner John Matteson.
Hurricane Earl forecasts still have the storm brushing the East Coast from Cape Hatteras to Cape Cod. Some Long Island residents say they don't know what they should be doing to prepare.
Far inland, scientists listen for slow, shallow swimmers.