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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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  • Rand Paul wins presidential straw poll at conservative gathering

    OXON HILL, Md.--For the second year in a row, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky won the presidential straw poll at the annual gathering of conservatives known as CPAC -- this year leading his closest rival by 20 points. The results were announced Saturday...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Want to buy in a flood-prone area and still get insurance? Thank Uncle Sam.

    We all — well, most of us — know that global warming means a higher risk of coastal flooding, particularly in low-lying areas susceptible to increasingly intense storm systems. Yet President Obama signed a bill last week that rolls back...
  • Raffael 'Ralph' Crockett, CEO of BrightStar Credit Union

    Raffael 'Ralph' Crockett, CEO of BrightStar Credit Union
        Q: BrightStar has 54,000 members. How do you grow a credit union? Our mantra has been that we guarantee great service every time. People will remember and refer their friends, members will be happy and growth continues. Q: Did credit unions...
  • New York's 9/11 museum opening May 21

    NEW YORK —- Nearly 13 years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on New York City and Washington, a museum dedicated to the nearly 3,000 killed will open on May 21 where the World Trade Center once stood, officials said Monday. "Sept. 11 is a day that...
  • Darren Aronofsky floats a fuller version of the Bible's Noah tale

    Darren Aronofsky floats a fuller version of the Bible's Noah tale
    NEW YORK — It was easy to get lost on Darren Aronofsky's ark. Inside a converted Brooklyn armory in late 2012, Aronofsky was shooting "Noah" on a massive vessel that matched the biblical dimensions of the boat, its rough beams lashed together...
  • Fourth victim found in Jersey Shore motel fire

    NEW YORK — A Jersey Shore motel gutted in a deadly blaze Friday had been a haven for people displaced by Superstorm Sandy, and the fire was the second major setback in less than a year to a region still struggling to recover from the 2012 storm....
  • National disasters, crises become lessons for Hampton Roads

    HAMPTON — Lessons from disasters such as Hurricane Sandy and the Boston Marathon bombing were shared with local emergency management officials this week to promote better ways to respond to incidents of crisis. About 400 local emergency...
  • 10 unaccounted for in Jersey Shore motel fire that killed 3, injured 8

    A rapidly moving fire tore through a motel on the Jersey Shore, killing three and setting off a search for as many as 10 people who remained unaccounted for, officials said Friday. The fire was reported about 5:30 a.m. Friday at the Mariner’s Cove...
  • Spring is here

    When have fresh home improvement ideas been more needed than this spring? It's not just that the most rugged winter in years has killed shrubs, torn rain gutters, heaved sidewalks and generally besieged our houses and yards. It's also that many of us...