Thursday, November 1, 2012

Superstorm sandy

  • Super storm Sandy damage estimate climbs to $50 billion

    Estimates of the economic losses caused by Hurricane Sandy earlier this week reached $50 billion as experts assessed the costs of severe property damage, shut-down subways and power outages.

  • How to help: Relief pouring in for victims of superstorm Sandy

    Relief is pouring in for the millions on the East Coast struggling with flood damage and power outages caused by superstorm Sandy, but recovery could be a long slog. Out-of-state utilities have sent crews in to help restore power, and nonprofits are ...

  • Retailers' strong October sales before Superstorm Sandy could hurt the holiday ...

    NEW YORK - Americans spent briskly in October before Superstorm Sandy hit the Northeast at the tail-end of the month. But the question is whether they're still willing to buy an iPhone for Christmas if they plunked down hundreds on a generator for Sandy?

  • The Sandy 15? Superstorm comfort-eating on menu

    The Sandy 15? Superstorm comfort-eating on menu. Jamie Sanders went to the grocery store in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy with good intentions. Cucumbers and apples were on her list. By SAMANTHA CRITCHELL. Associated Press ...

  • UN management chief says UN headquarters suffered 'unprecedented damage ...

    UNITED NATIONS - The headquarters of the United Nations overlooking New York's East River suffered "unprecedented damage" from Superstorm Sandy, the U.N. management chief said Thursday. Yukio Takasu told the General Assembly at the end of its ...

  • Superstorm Sandy caused by global warming?

    Superstorm Sandy caused by global warming? Scientists agree rising sea levels caused primarily by global warming could worsen the effects of storms such as Hurricane Sandy, particularly the surge of water in low-lying areas, a cause for concern in ...

  • Auto sales strong, despite Superstorm Sandy

    Though the industry clearly took a hit, most automakers largely escaped the devastation of Superstorm Sandy in much better shape than the nation's Eastern Seaboard.

  • After Superstorm Sandy Batters Jersey Shore, State Agonizes Over Decision To ...

    He and other shoreline advocates say the state should consider how to protect coastal areas from furious storms when they rebuild it, such as relocating homes and businesses farther from the shore, building more seawalls and keeping sand dunes high.

  • Superstorm Sandy entertainment briefing

    NEW YORK - NBC will hold a benefit concert Friday for victims of Superstorm Sandy featuring some artists native to the areas hardest hit.

  • Superstorm Sandy's effects are still being felt by Maryland businesses

    BALTIMORE - Superstorm Sandy has left her mark across the state - from snow-covered hills in Garrett County to decimated piers in Ocean City and flooded basements everywhere in between - but she also made waves in the business community, where ...

  • Superstorm Sandy: A state-by-state look

    The Associated PressPeople survey damage to beachfront houses Wednesday in Long Beach Island, N.J. New Jersey received the brunt of Superstorm Sandy, which made landfall in the state. CONNECTICUT. Patience is tested again as residents weather ...

  • After super storm Sandy, no hot showers but also no crime

    ASHAROKEN, N.Y. -- The police department, village clerk and mayor's office here all share a three-room, white shingle house 100 feet from the marsh grasses of Northport Bay.

  • Superstorm Sandy: New York struggles back from storm

    Two days after Superstorm Sandy rampaged across the Northeast, killing at least 63 people, New York struggled Wednesday to find its way.

  • Super Storm Sandy's Impact on October Auto Sales

    With automakers feeling a punch from Sandy, few expect the October auto sales rate to approach 15 million. That's a change from earlier in the month when many in the industry thought this would finally be the month when the SAAR topped 15 million for ...

  • Superstorm Sandy and hospital heroics

    By Monday, in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, over two hundred patients were discharged or transferred from my hospital NYU Langone Medical Center and the Emergency Room was closed.

  • Superstorm Sandy Unearths Bones, Caskets

    Residents of New Haven, Conn., got an eerie Halloween surprise when a famed tree uprooted during Hurricane Sandy, unearthing the bones of a woman who died nearly 200 years ago - and maybe from others who died during the same period.

  • In wake of superstorm Sandy, Romney faces scrutiny for past comments on ...

    And so it turns out that after Superstorm Sandy battered the East Coast, Mitt Romney is far more supportive of the government agency in charge of coordinating disaster relief.

  • Superstorm Sandy invigorates proponents of massive barrier to shield New York ...

    The multibillion-dollar price tag of such a project has been a hindrance, but may appear more palatable after the damage from Superstorm Sandy has been tallied. "The time has come. The city is finally going to have to face this," said oceanography ...

  • Superstorm Sandy - Lessons for Zim

    WE have since the past week watched as mother nature, through a devastating Hurricane Sandy, pounded the Caribbean Islands (Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas), and the United States of America's eastern coast.

  • Airlines focus on rebooking flights after super storm Sandy

    After canceling more than 19,500 flights because of super storm Sandy, the nation's airlines have turned their focus to rebooking passengers on new flights, even as key East Coast airports continued to clear floodwaters.

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