In an upstate New York town ravaged by the wrathful remnants of Hurricane Irene in late August, 12 displaced families will break bread together at Thanksgiving dinner.
Police will investigate the deaths of nearly 100 animals found at a Petco store after flooding in upstate New York.
Binghamton, New York, residents are ordered to evacuate after remnants from tropical storm Lee caused massive flooding.
Slightly more than 580,000 customers from North Carolina to Maine are still without power as a result of the damage caused by Hurricane Irene, according to estimates released Friday by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Residents of Hatteras Island, N.C., can begin going home Sunday morning, more than a week after most of them evacuated ahead of Hurricane Irene.
Vermont resident Todd Trazaskos talks to Anderson Cooper about being trapped by flood waters caused by Irene.
My wife and I are 43 and have about $350,000 in retirement accounts. Over the last couple of years, I've moved the money between stock, bond and money-market funds. But since I'm nervous about the market, all of it is in money funds now. What's the best way to move back into the markets? -- K.A., Bay City, Mich.
A commercial tour bus crash Sunday afternoon left two people dead and at least eight injured in upstate New York, authorities tell CNN.
A U.S. Army soldier who lost both legs serving in Iraq fell to his death from a roller coaster in upstate New York, police said.
A winning ticket purchased in upstate New York had the right numbers in Friday night's Mega Millions lottery, in which last-minute ticket sales increased the jackpot from $312 million to $319 million, according to the New York Lottery.
As Japan recovers from its devastating earthquake, one small company in upstate New York is hoping its innovative technology could help make the country's buildings safer from future quakes.
George Hadjipanayis' assistant came to him with perplexing news: Some incredibly strong magnetic field had caused their lab instruments to go haywire.
Stealth technology for wind turbines is just one of the latest examples of advances in wind power that aim to make the renewable resource more competitive with fossil fuels.
Snow blankets upstate New York, leaving many people stranded.
Squeezing in some holiday shopping at your desk today? You are not alone.
Leaders of a town in upstate New York are trying to shut down a local Muslim community center's burial site, prompting members of the center to wonder: Why now?
I work at an inland university in chilly upstate New York. Around here, many people feel a little global warming is good and there is really nothing that they can see or hear that will make them feel differently. News of warming sea surfaces and bleached coral reefs inspire little response when there's a chill in the air and the ocean is hundreds of miles away.
Hundreds of people packed an upstate New York auditorium Monday, many of them fearful of new natural gas drilling that's spreading to states around the country.
Tommy Hilfiger began his career selling jeans out of the back seat of his car in upstate New York. On Sunday night, the designer celebrated the 25th anniversary of his fashion label with 25 limited-edition pieces inspired by American legends.
Hundreds of people are expected to pack an upstate New York auditorium Monday as the federal government enters the fray over a controversial technique for natural gas production.
A former college professor in upstate New York says he was fired and discriminated against because he is straight.
The town of Elmira, an upstate New York community that once prospered during the manufacturing boom, got a spot of good news Friday.
Authorities in upstate New York sifted through debris and ashes Monday investigating a weekend house fire that left six children dead and two adults hospitalized.
When a thunderstorm pelts the suburbs of Washington, D.C., there aren't many places where you can practice your golf swing.
Find out where the Leverage star keeps his trophy. Hint: It's not on the mantle!
There's this stereotype that if you are gay, the answer to all your problems is skipping off to a big city where you can live an open and free life in an accepting environment.
Monday, the official first day of winter, airlines were scrambling to accommodate passengers affected by the cancellation of hundreds of flights after a monster weekend winter storm blanketed a swath of the East Coast.
The lead singer of the rock band Weezer was involved in a bus accident Sunday that left him and another passenger in an upstate New York hospital.
If HBO ever remakes "Green Acres," I will replace Eva Gabor. Despite living in a 19th-century farmhouse in upstate New York, I'm a city slicker at heart.
A Fort Drum soldier has been arrested in the deaths of two fellow soldiers found stabbed in an apartment near the upstate New York military base, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said.
There are dozens of get-well cards on his wall. On his bed, there's another pile from family, friends, high school pals. The patient must be 19 or 20 -- a kid -- and his smile is magnetic.
One night shortly after Thanksgiving last year, a deeply crummy mind-set I'd taken on went though an instantaneous reversal. As if a magician had said, "Presto," the New York City landscape likewise flipped from seedy to radiant.
Right now, the political intelligentsia is consumed with the outcome of a congressional district in upstate New York.
Right now, the political intelligentsia is consumed with the outcome of a congressional district in upstate New York.
Liam Neeson, his sons and the actress's family say their final goodbye at a funeral in Millbrook, N.Y.
Four people were killed early Saturday after a fire broke out at a state-run group home for mentally disabled residents in upstate New York, the governor's office said.
A commuter airliner that crashed Thursday in upstate New York, killing 50 people, underwent violent pitching and rolling seconds before impact, with passengers experiencing twice the normal force of gravity, a federal investigator said Sunday.
A former hospital worker systematically shot and killed four people in upstate New York on Saturday, authorities in two counties said.
New York Gov. David Paterson said Sunday that Caroline Kennedy received "no signal from me that she had to withdraw" from her campaign to fill Hillary Clinton's vacant U.S. Senate.
Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand pays tribute to Hillary Clinton while accepting a U.S. Senate appointment.
Republican Chris Lee and Democrat Alice Kryzan are engaged in a contest for the territory between Buffalo and Rochester using deep pockets on the one hand and energy on the other
The 2008 Sundance best-drama winner, set in the harsh terrain of upstate New York near the Canadian border, doesn't disappoint
A 22-gun British warship that sank during the American Revolution and has long been regarded as one of the "Holy Grail" shipwrecks in the Great Lakes has been discovered at the bottom of Lake Ontario
Residents of Minneapolis make the most of the cold and windy temperatures by going windsurfing on lake Calhoun.
Milwaukee was hit by a winter storm that dumped almost 20 inches of snow.
CNN meteorologist Rob Marciano has your Monday morning forecast.
Thirty years before Jerome Kohlberg started a little buyout shop with Bear Stearns protégés Henry Kravis and George Roberts, he was a U.S. Navy officer returning from World War II. Thanks to the GI Bill, he went to Swarthmore College and Harvard Business School for free.
During the housing boom, home sellers were in the driver's seat with real estate agents courting them - often at bargain commission rates. But now that the bubble has burst, the tables have turned.
Opposition to development has become a growth industry.
Canada is in the grip of what may be the biggest invasion since the War of 1812. In the past two years many of its best-known companies have been taken over by foreigners. And now even easygoing Canadians are wondering what can be done about it.
A Florida fugitive was captured after authorities found him skinny dipping in the Hudson River, police said.
The momentum behind changing New York's harsh Rockefeller drug laws seems gone, as lawmakers worry about narcotics kingpins getting out of jail
Authorities recovered a body from an upstate New York farmhouse that burned down after police surrounded it in search of a man suspected of killing a state trooper and wounding two others, a state police spokesman said Wednesday.
In the interest of full disclosure, I think cheerleading is absolutely stupid. Also in the interest of full disclosure, I dated a girl in college who'd been a high school cheerleader. She still thought it was super rad. I didn't, and I couldn't pretend. I even had her read Rick Reilly's fantastic October 1999 column that wonderfully elucidated the frivolity of cheerleading. She and I only dated about two more months. I guess we just couldn't see eye to G-double-O-D E-Y-E.
Many Americans looking at the values of their homes are asking not whether it will fall, but how much. But in fact, more than half of the 100 top markets in the U.S. are slated to rise next year.
Anyone who works in an office - or watches "The Office" - knows how torturous cubicle life can be: unflattering fluorescent lights, insecure supervisors and clueless co-workers can all take their t...
There wasn't just a boom in real estate over the past decade - there was also a big boom in real estate agents.
A Greyhound bus overturned Monday evening on Interstate 87 in upstate New York, killing at least five passengers and injuring numerous others, according to Ray Thatcher with Essex County Emergency Services.
Hurricane Katrina was still an eggbeater of a storm when Angela Cole, sitting in her living room in upstate New York, decided to rent herself an SUV and head south.
Growing up in upstate New York, I remember eating blueberries the size of marbles. But those were cultivated berries -- not the tiny wild ones that are in season right now, as I discovered last year when I visited the wild blueberry fields in Maine. These petite gems don't grow on big bushes like the cultivated ones, but on small plants that barely reach my knees.
Humans are drawn to looking at the unwatchable as a way of cheating death. At least, that's what I told myself to prepare for watching "United 93," a harrowing, documentary-style reenactment, in real time, of what might have happened on the one airplane that didn't fulfill the terrorists' intended goals on September 11, 2001.
Sure signs of spring include balmy temperatures, busy birds and bees -- and passionate gardeners obsessing over how to make their blossoms brilliant and their veggies vibrant. Where there's passion, you'll find blogs, and gardening is no exception.
No one writes 19th-century novels about 20th -- and now 21st -- century America better than Allegra Goodman, whose omniscient narrators and impeccably polished storytelling seem borrowed from an era when authors were expected to issue cool moral judgments rather than exorcise inner demons.
A tour boat carrying a group of senior citizens capsized and sank on an upstate New York lake Sunday, killing 20 passengers, local authorities said.
The number of reported cases of gastrointestinal illness linked to a water park in upstate New York grew to nearly 3,000 on Tuesday, state health officials said.
Nearly 1,800 people from 20 New York counties have reported symptoms of a gastrointestinal illness related to a water attraction at Seneca Lake State Park in upstate New York, according to the New York State Department of Health and New York State Parks Department.
The appeal of real estate is simple: It's one area where regular people can get a significant amount of investment leverage.
A gunman was arrested Sunday after opening fire and wounding at least two people at Hudson Valley Mall in upstate New York, police said.
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton fainted during a luncheon speech Monday in upstate New York, citing a 24-hour virus, but she recovered and resumed her public schedule.
It seems strange to say this, but placing an online bet shouldn't be a gamble.
A cornerstone is scheduled to be laid Sunday at New York's World Trade Center site for Freedom Tower, designed to be the tallest building in the world.
It takes a lot to rattle my Aunt Betty, who grew up during the Depression on a frosty farm in upstate New York with no electricity, running water or central heating. But when she called me a few we...
It takes a lot to rattle my Aunt Betty, who grew up during the Depression on a frosty farm in upstate New York with no electricity, running water or central heating.
It was supposed to be a routine business decision. A female employee of Alternative Services, a nonprofit company that trains people to work with developmentally disabled adults, was catching the a...
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Deep in upstate New York's Adirondack Mountains, two miles east of the town of Newcomb, there's a roadside plaque on Highway 28 N. It's a historical marker designating the spot where Theodore Roose...
Four months ago, we told you that two websites were promising to find you the lowest gas price in your area. Since then, one site is up and running; the other has failed to go live. Here's what hel...
In early 2000, a company called Plug Power charged out of obscurity (okay, upstate New York) into stock market stardom. Plug is developing something called a fuel cell, and there's talk that within...
When Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery opened in 1838, it was only the third large, landscaped cemetery in America. As such, it was not an immediate hit with the people of New York City, who were used...
Every now and then, something in this space strikes a real nerve with many hundreds of people who seem to have been waiting for any chance to spout off about it. That's what I'm here for. Spout awa...
Ken Heebner is hardly as famous as fellow Bostonian Peter Lynch, but his long-term record is just as stellar. Over the 22 years that Heebner has run the CGM Capital Development mutual fund, he has ...
Every fan of booze suffers, now and then, this dilemma: One's favorite spirit grows boring. So off to the liquor store you go, in search of something new. Do you buy another fifth of Old Tedious, o...
You might think that shares of a grocery chain in economically depressed New England would have about as much appeal as wilted lettuce. But you'd be wrong. Several analysts are advising growth inve...
In which Kindly Dr. Keeping Up, still gamely trying to figure out the point of the endangered-species laws, plunges boldly into Cicero Swamp in upstate New York for a closeup look at midsummer madn...
Here's a ski resort for managers who don't want to get away from it all: Ski Windham in upstate New York has introduced a beeper system that can page skiers on the slopes when an important call com...
On the wall of the ladies' room of a bar in upstate New York, a plaintive graffito recites a loser's litany for our times: ''No BMW, no condo, no MBA.'' As an antidote to hopelessness, the car or t...
Environmental legislation results in losers as well as winners, and electric utilities that burn high-sulfur coal will have to pay heavily to install emissions control equipment under acid rain red...
Amazing phenomenon, the Chautauqua conferences. Resting on premises that are totally and obviously false, they nevertheless irresistibly attract thousands of Americans who do not seem to have been ...