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  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012, 7:58 A.M.

    Storm brings new outages for Sandy-battered states

    NEW YORK (AP) — The nor’easter that stymied recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy pulled away from New York and New Jersey Thursday, leaving hundreds of thousands of new people in …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012, 6:31 A.M.

    Sandy-torn northeast deals with more wind, snow

    NEW YORK (AP) — Areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy are dealing with new outages after a nor’easter left a blanket of snow that snapped storm-weakened trees and downed power …


  • THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2012, 12:33 A.M.

    Sandy-torn northeast deals with more wind, water

    NEW YORK (AP) — The nor’easter, as promised, brought gusting winds, rain, snow and the threat of flooding. It menaced travelers with icy roads, snarled the Long Island Rail Road …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 5:29 P.M.

    Official: NY emergency boss fired in Sandy flap

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has fired his $153,000-a-year emergency management director for diverting a crew to remove a tree from his Long Island home’s driveway …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 11:47 A.M.

    New storm bears down on Sandy-battered NYC, NJ

    NEW YORK (AP) — A nor’easter blustered into New York and New Jersey on Wednesday with rain and wet snow, plunging homes right back into darkness, stopping commuter trains again …


  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012, 12:33 A.M.

    Sandy-battered NYC, NJ prepare for new storm

    NEW YORK (AP) — Residents of New York and New Jersey who were flooded out by Superstorm Sandy waited with dread Wednesday and heard warnings to evacuate for the second …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 3:01 P.M.

    In states hit by Sandy, voters find ways to polls

    STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Superstorm Sandy’s floodwaters drove Bob Mackie from his home on Long Beach Island, N.J., but nothing was going to stop him from voting Tuesday. The …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 1:48 P.M.

    Fear of looting grips NYC as new storm threatens

    NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Chan prowled around his cold, dark Staten Island home with knives and a sword to protect it from thieves, standing his ground as another East …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 7:36 A.M.

    NJ man swept away by Sandy left behind note

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Nearly naked and soaking wet, a New Jersey man who took refuge in a stranger’s house after he was swept away by Superstorm Sandy left …


  • TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012, 12:02 A.M.

    Housing, voting, power: Problems abound post-Sandy

    NEW YORK (AP) — From trying to figure out where people would live to how they would be able to vote and when all the lights will finally come on, …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012, 11:22 P.M.

    Housing, voting, power: Problems abound post-Sandy

    NEW YORK (AP) — People in New York and New Jersey are still facing multiple fronts in the effort to recover from Superstorm Sandy. Most pressing is the need to …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012, 3:23 P.M.

    Where will housing be found for Sandy’s victims?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Government leaders are turning their attention to the next crisis unfolding in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy: finding housing for potentially tens of thousands of people …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012, 2:11 P.M.

    AP sports writer’s harrowing tale of Sandy

    NEW YORK (AP) — I was the first to cry. Not my wife. Not our three kids.


  • MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012, 1:31 P.M.

    AP sport writer’s harrowing tale of Sandy

    NEW YORK (AP) — I was the first to cry. Not my wife. Not our three kids.


  • MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012, 4:42 A.M.

    Post Sandy, manic Monday begins for commuters

    NEW YORK (AP) — Commuters streaming into New York City on Monday endured long waits and crowded trains, giving the recovering transit system a stress test a week after Superstorm …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012, 12:46 A.M.

    Post Sandy, manic Monday looms for commuters

    NEW YORK (AP) — A week after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the New Jersey and New York coast lines, another challenge loomed ahead for the region: Commuters, public school students and …


  • MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2012, 12:05 A.M.

    The danger increases, but still the water calls

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — “We are tied to the ocean,” an avid sailor and president named John F. Kennedy once said. “And when we go back to the sea, whether …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012, 5:03 P.M.

    Sandy benefit concert draws $23 million in pledges

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says its benefit concert for Superstorm Sandy victims drew nearly $23 million in donations to the American Red Cross. Friday’s hour-long telethon included performances by …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012, 3:23 P.M.

    Cold weather and new storm add to victims’ misery

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shivering victims of Superstorm Sandy went to church Sunday to pray for deliverance as cold weather settling in across the New York metropolitan region — and …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012, 1:40 P.M.

    Red Cross carries on despite storm-response flak

    NEW YORK (AP) — It happened after the 9/11 terror attacks, after Hurricane Katrina and now, once again, after Superstorm Sandy: The American Red Cross takes flak for its response …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012, 10:47 A.M.

    Storm leaves Connecticut Gold Coast shaken

    WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — The floodwaters churned by Superstorm Sandy damaged waterfront homes along Connecticut’s southwest coast, and turned the charming center of tony Westport into a ghost town, with …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012, 8:54 A.M.

    Not wrecked by Sandy, ‘Ralph’ tops box office

    NEW YORK (AP) — The weekend box office was not only undeterred by aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, it was buoyed by it. Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph” opened strongly with $49.1 million …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012, 6:44 A.M.

    Falling temps add urgency to superstorm recovery

    NEW YORK (AP) — Storm victims went to church Sunday to pray for deliverance as cold weather settling in across the New York metropolitan area — and another drenching in …


  • SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012, 12:55 A.M.

    Urgency added to superstorm recovery as temps drop

    NEW YORK (AP) — Falling temperatures on Sunday put more people at risk in a region already battling gasoline shortages, stubborn power outages and spasms of lawlessness in the wake …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 3, 2012, 4:24 P.M.

    AP PHOTOS: Long gas lines after destructive Sandy

    NEW YORK (AP) — Filling stations with “No Gas” signs taped to the pumps are confronting drivers across New York City and coastal New Jersey amid fuel shortages following Superstorm …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 3, 2012, 11:46 A.M.

    Power returning after Sandy but gas problems rise

    NEW YORK (AP) — More New Yorkers got power Saturday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy struck the region, but frustrations mounted over gasoline shortages as refueling sites turned …


  • SATURDAY, NOV. 3, 2012, 8:13 A.M.

    Power returning after Sandy but weariness grows

    NEW YORK (AP) — More New Yorkers awoke Saturday to power being restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy pummeled the region, but patience was wearing thin among those …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 2, 2012, 8:53 P.M.

    Songs offer messages of hope at Sandy benefit show

    NEW YORK (AP) — From “Livin’ on a Prayer” to “The Living Proof,” every song Friday at NBC’s benefit concert for superstorm Sandy victims became a message song. New Jersey’s …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 2, 2012, 12:55 P.M.

    Mayor defends move to hold marathon, tempers boil

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Manhattan skyline was expected to be mostly lit for the first time in five days Friday night, a sign of progress undercut by long gas …


  • FRIDAY, NOV. 2, 2012, 7:34 A.M.

    Long lines, rising tempers seen at gas stations

    NEW YORK (AP) — Motorists increasingly desperate for a fill-up fumed in long lines at gas stations and screamed at each other Friday as fuel shortages in Superstorm Sandy’s wake …


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