The beauty of being a president and a candidate is that when a monster storm stalks up the East Coast, you can run over to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and be seen as a president on the job. Which also works if you are re-applying.
With polls showing the presidential race tightening Michigan, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania -- and Republicans signaling they think those three Democratic states could be in play -- whoever wins these states could come out on top by a close shave. And if GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney takes any of those states, a top adviser to President Barack Obama says shaving is just what he'll do.
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, banks are offering short-term loans and emergency credit limit increases to many East coast residents. But before jumping on one of these offers, make sure you know what you're getting into.
The estimated loss to the nation's economy from Superstorm Sandy has climbed to as much as $50 billion, making it one of the nation's most costly disasters.
There are only so many disasters a business owner can prepare for, and Superstorm Sandy wasn't one of them.
Bill Clinton had a coach, Oprah Winfrey used one to help her get to the top of her career and, of course, top sports stars have them.
With all the talk about obesity in America, you might be surprised to know that most people are pretty good at losing weight. Weight loss programs have proven effective in helping people drop pounds. But keeping them off is another story. Studies have shown that overweight participants typically give up their newly learned health habits and regain 30 to 50% of the weight they lost within one year, even if they participate in a post-weight loss maintenance program.
For too many, the past few days have been some of the toughest in recent memory. We gasped at the approach of a monster storm, no less formidable because of its casual moniker. In the days leading up to its arrival, our friends and family in the East prepared as best as they could. Then they hunkered down as Sandy wreaked havoc in a crazed rumpus. Millions have begun to take the first steps on the road to recovery, daunting as it may be.
Spiderwebs may inspire better medical tape.