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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • January airline cancellations reach 49,000, study says

    January airline cancellations reach 49,000, study says
    Storms that hit the Midwest and East Coast last month were to blame for 49,000 canceled flights, the highest number for any January in the last five years. An additional 300,000 flights were delayed last month by U.S. airlines. The cancellations...
  • 'Polar vortex' wallops fliers' wallets

    'Polar vortex' wallops fliers' wallets
    Flights canceled in January's "polar vortex" inflicted $2.5 billion in costs on stranded travelers, according to a new analysis. The 49,000 flights canceled last month more than doubled the number halted by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Snow, sleet and...
  • Chris Christie answers questions about bridge scandal

    Chris Christie answers questions about bridge scandal
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday insisted he never knew that his aides had intentionally fouled up traffic approaches to the George Washington Bridge until after the lanes had been reopened — though he admitted he might have heard about...
  • New storm forms as race is on to restore power for nearly 400,000

    New storm forms as race is on to restore power for nearly 400,000
    Utility workers struggled Friday to continue repairing downed power lines, but hundreds of thousands of people remained without electricity two days after a major storm swept through Pennsylvania and Maryland. More than a foot of snow fell in many areas...
  • Investigative committee reissues subpoenas in New Jersey bridge case

    Investigative committee reissues subpoenas in New Jersey bridge case
    TRENTON, N.J. -- A new joint investigations committee began its work Monday, seeking to unravel the mystery of who gave the order for the now-notorious traffic jam in September in the lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge. The new joint...
  • Uber upholds capitalism, (possibly) learns downside of price gouging

    Uber upholds capitalism, (possibly) learns downside of price gouging
    The ride-sharing firm Uber takes great pride in hewing rigorously to libertarian, let-the-market-decide business principles. It's unapologetically in love with supply-and-demand, or "surge," pricing. When demand for rides peaks, such as on New Year's Eve,...
  • Ferocious snowstorm creates new traffic jam for Christie inaugural

    Ferocious snowstorm creates new traffic jam for Christie inaugural
    SOMEWHERE ON THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE -- It is perhaps fitting that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whose role after Hurricane Sandy garnered him much praise, would be inaugurated to his second term during a surprisingly ferocious snowstorm that is...
  • New Jersey panel issues 20 subpoenas in bridge inquiry

    New Jersey panel issues 20 subpoenas in bridge inquiry
    TRENTON, N.J. — A new investigative committee issued subpoenas Thursday for 17 individuals and 3 organizations as it launched a deeper look into the involvement of Gov. Chris Christie's administration in ordering closures that caused a massive...
  • New Jersey voters expected to show strong support for Christie

    New Jersey voters expected to show strong support for Christie
    HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Voters were heading to the polls in New Jersey on Tuesday, where incumbent Gov.  Chris Christie  is expected to win in a landslide victory, an outcome some see as a step toward a presidential campaign in 2016. A poll released this...
  • U.S. prosecutors interview Hoboken mayor over Christie allegations

    U.S. prosecutors interview Hoboken mayor over Christie allegations
    TRENTON, N.J. — The Democratic mayor of a town severely flooded by Superstorm Sandy said Sunday that she was told an ultimatum tying recovery funds to her support for a prime real estate project came directly from Republican Gov. Chris Christie, a...
  • Chris Christie kicks off inauguration day with morning prayer

    Chris Christie kicks off inauguration day with morning prayer
    NEWARK -- In what must be a welcome distraction from the news of the past week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie kicked off a long day of inauguration events Tuesday morning with a high-energy prayer service in a Baptist church in Newark where a priest, a...