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Campaign Money and Hurricane Sandy: A Perfect Storm

Julie Bergman Sender | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Julie Bergman Sender

Political fundraising surpassed $2 billion in October. Don't we think that all of these political funds should start flowing freely to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy?

What to Eat and Do With Your Food When the Power Goes Out?

Claudia Castillo | Posted 02.08.2013 | Latino Voices
Claudia Castillo

Assess what you have and make due with what you find. Look for your canned beans, soups, tuna, and crackers. These are probably some of your healthier options.

Would Romney and His Friends From Exxon Throw Us Over the Climate Cliff?

Charlie Cray | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Charlie Cray

It's interesting to note that like Romney, even Exxon shifts its position slightly when it becomes too costly to remain in total denial.

Victims of Economic Disasters Also Deserve Help

David Callahan | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
David Callahan

If most of us take for granted that we should be there for our fellow citizens during natural disasters, using the tool of government, why is it so controversial that we should also lend a helping hand during man-made economic disasters?

Hurricane Sandy Shouldn't Be a Political Issue

Scott Blakeman | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
Scott Blakeman

Governor Christie had it right when after viewing the devastation in New Jersey he said, "I don't give a damn about Election Day. It doesn't matter a lick to me at the moment. I've got bigger fish to fry."

WATCH: Brown Student Says 'Government Wants Us To Think' There's A Hurricane

Posted 11.03.2012 | College

When local NBC 10 reporter Alison Bologna in Providence asked a Brown University student named Daniel on Monday if he felt safe before Hurricane Sandy...

Another Year, Another Hundred-Year Storm

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.01.2012 | Business

You can help with disaster relief by donating to the Red Cross here or by texting "REDCROSS" to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relie...

Legendary Singer Too Ill To Perform

AP | Posted 01.01.2013 | Entertainment

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — A Minnesota casino says legendary country singer George Jones is ill and has canceled a concert scheduled this week. Jones wa...

Did Gotham's Rats Survive Hurricane Sandy?

| Posted 11.01.2012 | Science

By Bora Zivkovic How many of the NYC rats survived hurricane Sandy? This question has been asked in the wake of Sandy’s flooding of lower and east ...

Hurricane Sandy Even Hurt Gmail

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

Two days after making landfall, Hurricane Sandy is still causing consternation -- this time, among Gmail users nationwide. The ripple effect the storm...

Catharine Smith

Cell Phones, Internet After Sandy: What You Need To Know | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

Residents along the U.S. Eastern Seaboard are struggling with voice and data services in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which has killed dozens and...

John Rudolf

Floodwaters Recede In New Jersey, But New Problems Emerge | John Rudolf | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

TOMS RIVER, N.J. -- On a narrow street coated with mud and strewn with debris, Pat Shields stood at a makeshift barrier of scrap metal and plywood, ta...

Chris Kirkham

Sandy-Weary Hoboken Residents Criticize City Over Evacuation Warnings | Chris Kirkham | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- Frank Quiroz and Idania Roman slogged through a waist-high mix of Hudson River water, sewage and gasoline Wednesday afternoon, hoisti...

WATCH: NJ Senator Calls Sandy 'The Worst Devastation I've Seen'

Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez spent Wednesday touring parts of the Jersey Shore devastated by Hurricane Sandy, with a delegation of officials that i...

Gerry Smith

After Sandy Knocks Out Power, Daring Rescue Keeps Data Center Alive | Gerry Smith | Posted 11.01.2012 | Technology

They call themselves “the bucket brigade.” In a lower Manhattan building evacuated during Hurricane Sandy, more than a dozen people on Wednesda...

10 Wild Craigslist Posts After Sandy

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

Here's what you need to know about Americans after Hurricane Sandy. Some men still think that bored women want to have romantic interludes with them (...

Superstorm Sandy Reminds Us Why We Have to Care About Climate Change

Adrianna Quintero | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Adrianna Quintero

Sandy truly lived up to its hype as a superstorm. Wind, water, flooding, even snow, has left one of our most densely populated areas paralyzed for days. A record storm by any measure, Hurricane Sandy has left its mark.

Storm Riding

Nanci Rose | Posted 12.31.2012 | GPS for the Soul
Nanci Rose

Rainbows are an ancient sign of auspiciousness in Tibet. They represent the impermanence and immateriality of life. Rainbows could be seen from many vantage points following Sandy in the NYC area. A new vision arises from the old.

What Do Airlines Owe Passengers Displaced By Sandy?

Kate Hanni | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel
Kate Hanni

A tiny percentage of the people unable to board the 19271 flights canceled or rescheduled in the wake of Hurricane Sandy likely read the contract that is now determining what sort of help their airline is obliged to give them.

We're All in This Together

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Peter A. Georgescu

As it happened, Sandy turned out to be every bit the horrific storm it had been anticipated in the worst case scenario. Among the hardest hit was New...

Obama, Christie Tour Damage Left By Storm

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

BRIGANTINE, N.J. — President Barack Obama, swooping in for a somber look at Sandy's storm-whipped destruction, pledged to the hurting people of ...

Super-Storm Sandy's Teachable Moment

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green
Joseph A. Palermo

Today, we are facing our own public health emergency that is planetary in scope. The only option now is to sideline the Senator Inhofes and the George Wills of this world and mobilize the not-insane people and their governments to bring us back from the brink.

Jacob Soboroff

Should Obama And Romney Donate Campaign Money To Sandy Relief? | Jacob Soboroff | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

President Obama and Mitt Romney will spend tens of millions of dollars between now and Election Day working to win every last vote with advertisements...

20 Things To Do When You're Stuck Indoors With Kids -- Again

The Huffington Post | Farah L. Miller | Posted 03.09.2013 | Parents

East Coast schools are closed due to Hurricane Sandy for the third day in a row, and it just happens to be Halloween. If you’re lucky enough to be s...

Colleges Throughout The East Coast See Destruction On Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.31.2012 | College

With the worst of Superstorm Sandy in the past, colleges in heavily-populated states along the east coast are struggling to get things back to normal....