WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington's Metro system is operating a normal weekday schedule for the first commute after superstorm Sandy.
Trains appeared to be running mostly on schedule Wednesday morning. There were some delays on Metro's blue line due to a train malfunction earlier in the morning
By The Associated Press
The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, killing at least 74 people in the United States. Power outages now stand at more than 5.6 million homes and businesses, down from a peak of 8
By MARYCLAIRE DALE and WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's delicate barrier islands, long and slender strips of land cherished by generations of sunbathing vacationers and full-time residents alike, are a hazardous wasteland of badly eroded shore, ruined
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's fast-paced technology scene, known as Silicon Alley, tried not to lose a step after Hurricane Sandy knocked out power lines, devastated the public transit system and left portions of the city flooded.
By RAY HENRYAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Superstorm Sandy forced three nuclear reactors to close by playing havoc with cooling water and electrical lines, but the nuclear industry took the pounding without suffering a major problem.
Nuclear plants are supposed to withstand hurricanes,
By DAVID B. CARUSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The floodwaters that poured into New York's deepest subway tunnels may pose the biggest obstacle to the city's recovery from the worst natural disaster in the transit system's 108-year history.
Critical electrical equipment could be
By KAREN MATTHEWS and LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Here is a look at how the behemoth storm Sandy affected the nation's largest city and its suburbs. A day after the storm hit, New Yorkers were coping with flooding in some areas, digging out from the mucky leftovers of
By BRIAN WITTE and JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
CRISFIELD, Md. (AP) - On Maryland's jagged coastline, hurricane-riled waves destroyed an iconic pier and floodwaters forced caskets from graves in a town famed for crabbing. In the mountainous western edges, 2 feet of snow snapped power
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will travel to storm-stricken New Jersey on Wednesday to view damage from the massive storm that struck the East Coast and to thank first responders. The White House says Obama will join New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in viewing the damage
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Seeking to project command in a crisis, President Barack Obama told storm-stricken residents along the East Coast that "America is with you" but warned that the disaster "is not yet over."
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