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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Visits to national parks tumble on bad weather, federal shutdown

    Visits to national parks tumble on bad weather, federal shutdown
    The partial government shutdown in October was largely to blame for a 3% drop in visitors to America's national parks in 2013, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service. The country's 401 parks, historic sites and recreation...
  • Government shutdown blamed for 3% drop in national park visitors in 2013

    Government shutdown blamed for 3% drop in national park visitors in 2013
    The government shutdown in October was largely to blame for a 3% drop in visitors to America's national parks in 2013, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service. The country's 401 parks, historic sites and recreation areas...
  • House agrees to roll back flood insurance rate increases

    WASHINGTON - In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to roll back flood insurance rate increases that have devastated many homeowners in coastal communities and dogged lawmakers on the campaign trail. The deal,...
  • Chris Christie blames federal government for slow Sandy recovery

    Chris Christie blames federal government for slow Sandy recovery
    PORT MONMOUTH, N.J. – Perhaps borrowing a bit of stagecraft from his idol,  Bruce Springsteen, Gov. Chris Christie let a 3-year-old girl ask the last question at a town hall meeting Thursday. “Our house is still broken,” said Nicole...
  • Wanxiang increases bid to win Fisker asset sale

    Wanxiang increases bid to win Fisker asset sale
    A hard-fought auction for the remaining assets of failed electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive ended Friday with a winning bid by Chinese auto-parts conglomerate Wanxiang Group. Wanxiang beat out Hybrid Technology, led by Hong Kong billionaire...
  • Ice storm in eastern U.S. blamed for thousands of flight cancellations

    Ice storm in eastern U.S. blamed for thousands of flight cancellations
    The freezing temperatures and storms described by the National Weather Service as "an event of historic proportions" forced the cancellation of nearly 3,500 flights Wednesday, with thousands more expected Thursday. An additional 4,700 or so flights were...
  • Bounty's sinking result of 'reckless' decision in Hurricane Sandy

    Bounty's sinking result of 'reckless' decision in Hurricane Sandy
    The captain went down with his ship. The body of Capt. Robin Walbridge, a stubborn and profane seaman who often said he feared no storm, was never found after the tall ship Bounty sank in the Atlantic Ocean after being pummeled by Hurricane Sandy on...
  • Pennsylvanians shiver for 5 freezing days without power

    Pennsylvanians shiver for 5 freezing days without power
    Stacie Testerman lives in York County, about 100 miles west of Philadelphia, and gets her water from a well.  So when her power suddenly went out at 3 a.m. Wednesday -- as it did for several hundred thousand Pennsylvanians last week -- her faucets and...
  • 50,000 still without power in Pennsylvania after last week's storm

    50,000 still without power in Pennsylvania after last week's storm
    Tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians began a fifth day without power Sunday as emergency crews worked through freezing temperatures to clear debris and downed power lines from roads. Also Sunday, a tour bus crashed in rural southern Pennsylvania, sending...
  • New Jersey official denies new accusation of Chris Christie bullying

    New Jersey official denies new accusation of Chris Christie bullying
    New Jersey’s lieutenant governor told reporters Monday that she never used Hurricane Sandy relief money to strong-arm the mayor of Hoboken, the latest allegation of political bullying to enmesh Gov. Chris Christie. Mayor Dawn Zimmer this weekend...
  • Gov. Christie: I'm like Jamie Dimon. Scandals are not my fault

    Gov. Christie: I'm like Jamie Dimon. Scandals are not my fault
    Let’s give New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie the benefit of the doubt for a minute. Let’s say he was blindsided by his very close staff and truly knew nothing about the politically contrived four-day traffic jam that has marred his reputation,...