Originally published on Wed November 14, 2012 4:12 pm
New details are emerging about how David Petraeus' extramarital affair developed, and when officials â€” from law enforcement to the White House â€” first found out about it. Track the story with this interactive timeline, compiled through some digging by The Associated Press and NPR.
Retail sales fell in October, for the first time in several months. Analysts largely blamed the hurricane. If they're right, sales will bounce back this month and the economic recovery will continue (slowly, slowly).
That's the big picture. To get a sense of the small picture â€” messier, more ambiguous â€” I visited three small businesses on Cross Bay Boulevard, in Howard Beach, Queens. The storm swept in here and flooded the neighborhood.