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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Gov. Christie faces federal probe over Sandy relief funds

    Gov. Christie faces federal probe over Sandy relief funds
    U.S. investigators are looking into whether embattled New Jersey Governor Chris Christie misused about $2 million in Superstorm Sandy relief funds for an ad campaign that put him in the spotlight in an election year, a lawmaker said on Monday. Already...
  • Embattled Gov. Christie faces audit over Sandy funds

    Embattled Gov. Christie faces audit over Sandy funds
    NEW YORK -- The week of headaches for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continues: He is facing questions over whether his office improperly used Superstorm Sandy aid funds for political purposes. The Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Housing and...
  • New polls show slight damage to Christie from bridge scandal

    New polls show slight damage to Christie from bridge scandal
    Enmeshed in a growing scandal over alleged political payback, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing a loss of confidence at home but as yet no significant damage to his national political standing, according to a pair of opinion surveys released...
  • State panel to investigate New Jersey bridge scandal

    State panel to investigate New Jersey bridge scandal
    TRENTON, N.J. — For Gov. Chris Christie, the questions about the traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge are just beginning, as New Jersey Democrats announced a new investigative committee that would push to figure out who ordered the four-day...
  • A political bridge too far

    A multiple choice question: Select the scandal(s) that affects the most people and has long-term implications for the country in a time of war, a country with a struggling economy that last month produced the weakest job growth in decades. (According to...
  • Christie traps himself on a bridge to nowhere

    Christie traps himself on a bridge to nowhere
    Gov. Chris Christie had the best day he's going to have for a long time on Jan. 9. He had two hours to give his side of the lane closings on the George Washington Bridge that gridlocked Fort Lee, N.J., for four days in September. With his usual bluster,...
  • GOP Rep. Jim Gerlach announces retirement

    GOP Rep. Jim Gerlach announces retirement
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Jim Gerlach, a moderate Republican from southeastern Pennsylvania, announced Monday that he will retire this year, the latest in a string of congressional Republicans not seeking reelection in 2014. Gerlach, who has served six...
  • With '#Sandy,' photographers phone it in

    Last October, as Hurricane Sandy was approaching the Eastern Seaboard, photographer Benjamin Lowy, on assignment for Time magazine, ventured out to Coney Island to capture the swells coming in from the surge. A man had waded into the crashing waves,...
  • Storm impact: Models test effects on Naval Station Norfolk a year after Sandy

    Storm impact: Models test effects on Naval Station Norfolk a year after Sandy
    Naval Station Norfolk was under assault — the sea had risen by 6 feet, storm surge was pounding the piers and a Category 3 hurricane was barreling down with blistering 129 mph winds. And before it was over, the sea would rise by 27 feet —...
  • Hampton Roads on the 'front lines' of climate change

    Hampton Roads on the 'front lines' of climate change
    The end of the 2013 hurricane season is in sight, with nary a bluster in Hampton Roads to show for it. In fact, despite earlier predictions of a "very active" Atlantic season, this year may well go down as the calmest in 45 years, according to...
  • Harvey Weinstein: Sheikh donated $500,000 to 12-12-12 concert to meet Kristen Stewart

    Harvey Weinstein: Sheikh donated $500,000 to 12-12-12 concert to meet Kristen Stewart
    Filmmakers Harvey Weinstein and Amir Bar-Lev were chock-full of comedic anecdotes at the Los Angeles premiere of their documentary "12-12-12." Weinstein and Bar-Lev hit the red carpet on Oct. 29 at the Directors Guild of America Theater. Their movie...