File photo of a sign acknowledging the presence of FEMA officials at a Sandy cleanup site in New York. (credit: Getty Images)

FEMA Defends Handling Of Sandy Flood Claims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is defending its handling of Superstorm Sandy-related flood insurance claims following sharp criticism by New Jersey’s governor.


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US Jobless Claims Plunge To Lowest In 4 Years

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in four years.