Hurricane Sandy is the biggest Atlantic storm in history, spanning an area broader than Texas and has caused at least 50. U.S. deaths. Millions of people in Northeast U.S. are still struggling to return to normalcy in its wake.
The number of New Jersey residents without power from superstorm Sandy fell below 1 million yesterday, Governor Chris Christie said. Yet a fresh storm may be just a few days away, bringing high winds and flooding rain.
Rudi Reichert arrived from Linz, Austria, hours before the New York City Marathon was canceled three days ago. Instead of racing yesterday, he spent the day helping victims of Hurricane Sandy on Staten Island.
New York-area residents head into their first full week of commuting since superstorm Sandy crippled the biggest U.S. mass-transit network, even as a new storm threatens a fresh set of disruptions to daily routines.
Companies like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. that opened their wallets to relief efforts almost before Sandy’s floodwaters had fully receded have won the heartfelt thanks of elected leaders working around the clock to improve their communities’ lives.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a possible 2016 presidential candidate who has been the butt of jokes about his waistline, acknowledged having weight-loss surgery in February, calling it a “private” matter.
After working 37 years in the coal mines of West Virginia, Ronny Justice punctuates his sentences with coughs. He lost his job a year ago, leaving him without health insurance just as he’s battling the early stages of black-lung disease.
Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. may take over operations of the Long Island Power Authority, leaving the state-owned utility a holding company with no day- to-day responsibilities after thousands of its customers were left in the dark for weeks by Hurricane Sandy.
New Jersey, where Governor Chris Christie has lowered revenue forecasts, sold $350 million of general-obligation debt with investors starved for yield reducing the state’s borrowing cost to the cheapest in six years.