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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti sets up a nonprofit to aid city initiatives

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti sets up a nonprofit to aid city initiatives
    Faced with limited financial resources at City Hall, Mayor Eric Garcetti has created a nonprofit organization to raise money for some of his initiatives, including efforts to boost cultural tourism, find summer jobs for low-income teens and revitalize the...
  • EPA rule sparks debate: Is it a job killer or bold step for future?

    The Obama administration's proposed carbon-emissions rule sparked a political and economic debate that is likely to play out for months. Here are some of the comments from lawmakers and interest groups: “Today’s announcement is a dagger in...
  • 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...
  • Benghazi: Are more hearings needed?

     Benghazi: Are more hearings needed?
    WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.) A major new report says that changes in the climate caused by humans is making heat waves more common and wildfires worse. The climate could warm by more than 10 degrees...
  • Short bridge, lengthy inconvenience on Albert Street, Allentown

    Q: I live on the south side of Allentown. I believe it was a year ago when the bridge on Albert Street after the Chapel Avenue split was closed. I was wondering if there were any plans to reopen the bridge any time soon. Albert Street is a handy...
  • 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...
  • U.S. to create gasoline stockpile in Northeast in case of storms

    U.S. to create gasoline stockpile in Northeast in case of storms
    The federal government plans to create a million-barrel gasoline reserve in the Northeast to help the region avoid fuel shortages that follow extreme weather like Superstorm Sandy in 2012. The gas reserve will be divided between two spots -- one near...
  • Superstorm Sandy recovery continues as Memorial Day nears

    Superstorm Sandy recovery continues as Memorial Day nears
    It was finally starting to feel a little bit like summer, and Crystal de Jesus wanted to spend her day off relaxing at the beach. But after a long bus ride to the Rockaways, she was dismayed to find bulldozers noisily pushing sand on the beach, the...
  • Trial by fire for L.A.'s 'interim' fire chief

    Trial by fire for L.A.'s 'interim' fire chief
    His first day on his new job was the day of the LAX shooting, and it's been lights and sirens ever since. James G. Featherstone, Los Angeles' interim fire chief, hasn't unpacked his books or hung framed inspirational works like a Frederic Remington...
  • A Boozy Tour of Red Hook

    A Boozy Tour of Red Hook
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The sign said "Pie," or, more specifically, "Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pie," but the smoky smell said barbecue. Despite the fact that we were on a booze tour, walking between local distilleries, not a pie-and-barbecue tour, these...
  • After decades of exodus, companies returning production to the U.S.

    In 2001, Generac Power Systems joined the wave of American companies shifting production to China. The move wiped out 400 jobs in southeast Wisconsin, but few could argue with management's logic: Chinese companies were offering to make a key component for...