Sandy-wrecked areas debate sand-dune aid

Posted: September 2, 2014 at 3:29 a.m.

ASHAROKEN, N.Y. -- On a tiny spit of land off Long Island, the wealthy village of Asharoken faces a dilemma borne of Superstorm Sandy.

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U.S. diet gap shows wealth divide

FOR RELEASE MONDAY, SEPT. 1, 2014, AT 4 P.M.- FILE - In this April 24, 2014 file photo, a variety of healthy fruits and vegetables are displayed for sale at a market in Washington. A 12-year study released Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, shows a steady improvement in American's eating habits, but food choices remain less than ideal. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

CHICAGO -- Americans' eating habits have improved -- except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap ... Read »

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Despite killing, N.Y. parade marches on

Parade participants on stilts and others make their way along Eastern Parkway in the Brooklyn borough of New York during the West Indian Day Parade, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

NEW YORK -- Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday ... Read »