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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Port Authority controversy runs deeper than Christie bridge scandal

    Port Authority controversy runs deeper than Christie bridge scandal
    TRENTON, N.J. — With a hot sun bearing down, Gov. Chris Christie grasped a ceremonial shovel and dug into a patch of dirt where a new park would bloom in a blighted area of Newark. To his right, holding another shovel, was Bill Baroni, then...
  • Chris Christie, dogged by bridge closure, booed at Super Bowl event

    Chris Christie, dogged by bridge closure, booed at Super Bowl event
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was greeted with audible boos and a few loud cheers during a Super Bowl-related appearance in New York City on Saturday, a day after a former appointee said the popular Republican knew about politically motivated lane...
  • Christie fires back, denies prior knowledge of bridge lane closings

    Christie fires back, denies prior knowledge of bridge lane closings
    NEW YORK — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday said that a letter from a former Port Authority official claiming that he had proof the governor knew about the George Washington Bridge traffic jam actually confirmed he had no prior knowledge...
  • Gov. Christie: I'm like Jamie Dimon. Scandals are not my fault

    Let’s give New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie the benefit of the doubt for a minute. Let’s say he was blindsided by his very close staff and truly knew nothing about the politically contrived four-day traffic jam that has marred his reputation,...
  • Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty

    Taking the Kids -- to the Statue of Liberty
    What a view! We're standing atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty -- about halfway up the 305-foot, 1-inch climb to the crown -- looking out at the New York City skyline. Even the jaded high school boys I'm chaperoning can't help but be impressed....
  • Chris Christie: Still in your face

    WASHINGTON -- As New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plays the victim in the George Washington Bridge scandal, betrayed as he puts it by underlings in his office, much political crepe is being draped around his broad shoulders. But it doesn't necessarily...
  • Does anybody believe Governor Christie?

    Only in New York. Yes, only in the New York media market would a barely-sworn-into-office mayor get in hot water so fast over so trivial an issue. But there was Mayor Bill de Blasio last week, forced to apologize for eating pizza with a fork and knife,...