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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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  • Congress set to pass historically few laws in 2013

    Congress set to pass historically few laws in 2013
    WASHINGTON -- The 113th Congress looks to be a sure bet to go down as the most ineffective in history. Just 56 bills were signed into law so far in 2013, as the first session prepared to wrap up. For the first time in recent memory, the number of new...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Images show her fierce, deadly path one year ago

    Superstorm Sandy: Images show her fierce, deadly path one year ago
    As they worked to help repair some of the damage, people in New York and New Jersey on Tuesday commemorated the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which tore a deadly and costly path through the region one year ago. Video and photo images show how coastal...
  • Superstorm anniversary 'too depressing to think about,' homeowner says

    Superstorm anniversary 'too depressing to think about,' homeowner says
    A year after Superstorm Sandy destroyed her home in Point Pleasant, N.J., Lori Rebimbas is still displaced. Rebimbas, 42,  and one of her two sons, 10-year-old Nick, spoke with The Times one month after the storm and on Tuesday, when she talked about...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Recovery, stuggles continue one year later

    Superstorm Sandy: Recovery, stuggles continue one year later
    Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
  • Breezy Point looks back a year after Superstorm Sandy

    Breezy Point looks back a year after Superstorm Sandy
    NEW YORK — As Superstorm Sandy roared ashore a year ago, the Atlantic Ocean swelled into the streets of Breezy Point, triggering a conflagration that devoured home after home in this neighborhood perched on a sliver of land on the fringes of New...
  • Initial jobless claims drop to 358,000 but are skewed by shutdown

    Initial jobless claims drop to 358,000 but are skewed by shutdown
    WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims dropped last week to 358,000 but remained high because of the partial federal government shutdown. The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits dropped from the previous week's revised figure of...
  • New Jersey begins holding same-sex weddings

    New Jersey begins holding same-sex weddings
    At 12:01 a.m. Monday, Beth Asaro and Joanne Schailey said "I do" in the place that matters most to them — and became among the first gay couples to wed in New Jersey, the 14th state to permit same-sex marriage. They've been together 27 years,...
  • Gov. Chris Christie gay marriage decision will echo through 2016

    Gov. Chris Christie gay marriage decision will echo through 2016
    When you’re an all-but-declared candidate for president, everything you do will be viewed through the prism of 2016. So the decision Monday by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to drop a legal challenge to same-sex marriage ensures bucket-loads of...
  • Gay marriage decision shifts Chris Christie further to political center

    Gay marriage decision shifts Chris Christie further to political center
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie backed away from a court fight over same-sex marriage Monday, a move that further staked his place near the political middle ground at a time the country seems irretrievably divided into warring camps of right and left....
  • In flood-damaged Colorado, a race against winter

    In flood-damaged Colorado, a race against winter
    LYONS, Colo. — Six weeks after floods ravaged Colorado, this small town at the foot of the snow-covered Rockies was still without utilities, with 20% of homes damaged, most businesses shuttered and all roads in closed to the general public. One of...
  • Five questions to ponder on the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

    Five questions to ponder on the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy
    A year ago, Superstorm Sandy rushed ashore in New Jersey and created a path of destruction. As the nation remembers the first anniversary of the deadliest and most costly storm of the 2012 season, here are five questions worth pondering: 1.    Was Sandy...