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  • Behemoth storm drops 2 feet of snow on Northeast

    BOSTON (AP) — A behemoth storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and blizzard conditions swept through the Northeast on Saturday, dumping more than 2 feet of snow on New England and …


  • GOP proposes smaller, $24B Sandy aid package

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on Wednesday proposed a $24 billion emergency aid package for Superstorm Sandy victims, less than half of what Democrats hope to pass by Christmas. The …


  • For minor crimes, NYers sentenced to Sandy relief

    NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers who got into minor trouble in Manhattan have been sentenced to Sandy. Last week, 70 people who were given community service after pleading guilty …


  • Senate turns to Sandy aid bill Monday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will be turning its attention to a $60.4 billion disaster aid package for Superstorm Sandy victims next week while President Obama and House Speaker John …


  • Like 9/11 concert, musicians turn out for Sandy

    NEW YORK (AP) — Call the “12-12-12” benefit show “The Concert for New York City” 2.0. Eleven years after the benefit concert in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks …


  • Senate Dems offer Sandy disaster aid package

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats have quickly cobbled together a $60.4 billion disaster aid package for New York, New Jersey and other states hit by Superstorm Sandy in late October. …


  • After Sandy, NYC eyes moving power gear higher

    NEW YORK (AP) — A major push is on to move New York City’s electrical infrastructure to higher ground or upper floors after Superstorm Sandy sent seawater pouring into low-lying …


  • NY, NJ ponder new boardwalks without the boards

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Coastal areas of New Jersey and New York that lost their boardwalks to Superstorm Sandy’s surge are racing to rebuild them in time for tourist …


  • Obama request for Sandy aid could face hurdles

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s proposal for $60.4 billion in federal aid for states hit by Superstorm Sandy adds a huge new item to an end-of-year congressional agenda already …


  • Obama asks Congress for $60.4B in Sandy aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama asked Congress Friday for $60.4 billion in federal aid for New York, New Jersey and other states hit by Superstorm Sandy in late October. …


  • US job gains defy Sandy and fears of fiscal cliff

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It takes more than a superstorm to derail the U.S. job market. Employers added 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate dipped to 7.7 percent, a …


  • Congressional aides: Obama asks $60.4B Sandy aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama asked Congress Friday for $60.4 billion in federal aid for New York, New Jersey and other states hit by Superstorm Sandy in late October. …


  • Democrats: Obama to ask for $50 billion Sandy aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress for about $50 billion in additional emergency aid for states hit by Superstorm Sandy, Democrats on Capitol Hill said Wednesday. …


  • AP sources: Obama to ask for $50 billion Sandy aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on Capitol Hill say President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for about $50 billion in additional emergency aid for states hit by Superstorm Sandy. …


  • After Sandy, NYC pins housing hope on repairs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Facing Superstorm Sandy’s daunting toll of wreckage and displacement in the nation’s largest city, officials have put much of their hopes and hundreds of millions of …


  • 2012 hurricane season another for the record books

    MIAMI (AP) — The 2012 hurricane season has come to an end and it’s another one for the record books, above and beyond the destruction of Sandy. There were 19 …


  • Congress takes first hard look at Sandy damage

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Thursday took its first hard look at the damage from Superstorm Sandy amid appeals for tens of billions of dollars in additional disaster assistance to …


  • Retailers report weak sales gains for November

    NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday was no match for Sandy. Major retailers from Target to Macy’s reported weak November sales as the strong start to the holiday shopping season …


  • What we know about Superstorm Sandy a month later

    Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on parts of the U.S. East Coast a month ago Thursday after tearing through the Caribbean. In the weeks since, the storm’s scope has come into …


  • NY mayor seeks more disaster aid for Sandy victims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg appealed to congressional leaders Wednesday for quick action on providing tens of billions of dollars in new federal aid to help …


  • NJ places Sandy costs at $37B in seeking US aid

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday raised the estimate of New Jersey’s costs of recovering and rebuilding from Superstorm Sandy to nearly $37 billion and said the …


  • NJ spruce lights up as Rockefeller Center tree

    NEW YORK (AP) — An 80-foot Norway spruce that made it through Superstorm Sandy was transformed into a beacon of shimmering glory Wednesday when New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg …


  • NJ Gov. Christie’s focus: Rebuilding, re-election

    MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to spend the next year leading efforts to rebuild his home state after Superstorm Sandy — and running for re-election. …


  • NJ Gov. Christie’s focus: Rebuilding, re-election

    MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to spend the next year leading efforts to rebuild his home state after Superstorm Sandy — and running for re-election. …


  • Cuomo likens Katrina, Sandy as damage total soars

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared Superstorm Sandy in some ways worse than 2005’s Hurricane Katrina as he said his state would need $42 billion to …


  • Cuomo: Sandy cost NY, NYC $32B in damage and loss

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Top political leaders in New York put their heads together Monday on big requests for federal disaster aid as Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that Superstorm Sandy …


  • Some Sandy victims dream of $425M Powerball riches

    LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Forget FEMA, insurance adjusters and construction cleanups. Some of the people hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy are hoping one thing this week answers their prayers: …


  • Cuomo: Sandy cost NY, NYC $42B in damage and loss

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy ran up a $42 billion bill on New York and the state and New York City congressional leaders are preparing big requests for federal …


  • Cuomo: Sandy cost NY, NYC $42B in damage, loss

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Superstorm Sandy ran up a $42 billion bill on New York and the state and New York City will make big requests …


  • AP IMPACT: NYC flood protection won’t be easy

    NEW YORK (AP) — Inside tunnels threading under a Houston medical campus, 100 submarine doors stand ready to block invading floodwaters. Before commuters in Bangkok can head down into the …

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