“It just felt like driving through Beirut…” Photographer Shannon Stapleton describes his impressions driving through the Rockaways the morning after Hurricane Sandy destroyed whole neighborhoods. Video
NEW YORK - New York City's Bloomberg administration intends to launch a database within two weeks to better track the billions of dollars of federal relief for Superstorm Sandy victims, even as city legislators hope to craft a system of their own.
NEW YORK/SEASIDE PARK, New Jersey - Victims of Superstorm Sandy returned the waterfront where their neighbors and loved ones were killed a year ago Tuesday, honoring the dead while many are still struggling to rebuild their damaged homes. | Video
SEASIDE PARK, N.J./NEW YORK - A year after Superstorm Sandy inundated the East Coast with record flooding that left 159 people dead, residents of hard-hit New Jersey and New York shore communities still have a ways to go in rebuilding damaged homes.
NEW YORK - Federal officials on Monday unveiled plans for a second round of Superstorm Sandy disaster relief totaling $5 billion for five states and New York City, and they pledged that the pace of spending would pick up after a slow start.
- A year after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc across the eastern United States, only a fraction of the aid money earmarked for recovery has been used, in what some claim is a painfully slow and opaque process.
WASHINGTON - Five days before the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy's strike on the U.S. Northeast, the Interior Department announced $162 million in funding for research and restoration projects to help protect the Atlantic Coast from future storms.
NEW YORK - Ellis Island, the patch of land in New York Harbor where millions of immigrants first touched U.S. soil, will partially reopen to the public on Monday, a year after it was submerged by Superstorm Sandy's floodwaters.
PHILADELPHIA - When Superstorm Sandy doused the lights along coastal New Jersey nine months ago, it laid the groundwork for a summertime baby boom that has hospitals jumping.
NEW YORK - Six months after Hurricane Sandy ripped into the East Coast and triggered one of the worst energy crises in decades, there is scattered evidence companies and state agencies have moved to strengthen complex fuel supply networks against future storms.