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Con Edison: Power May Not Be Restored Until Nov.10

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 11.02.2012 | New York

Some New York residents without power might have to wait another week. Con Edison said it plans to restore power to the vast majority of affected c...

Call It Democracy 2012: An Electoral Storm

Matt Kohn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Matt Kohn

There is no better time than the present for American citizens to take a look at the history of presidential elections through the lens of the Electoral College.

Staten Island Teen Survives 'Harrowing' Night Marooned Alone During Sandy

Posted 11.01.2012 | Teen

As the Northeast begins paving a road to recovery following the widespread destruction wreaked by Hurricane Sandy, moving stories of survival and hero...

Miracle on 14th St.

Stanton Peele | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Stanton Peele

People really do help out -- certainly in a small community environment, which the West Village is within the larger city. Or maybe emergencies bring out the best in people. Or maybe New Yorkers have hearts of gold.

Hurricane Sandy's Silver Lining: A Reaffirmation of Progressive Principles

Daniel Marans | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Daniel Marans

Sandy has, in fact, brought together a trifecta of progressive policy vindications: the dangers of climate silence, the importance of a strong and responsive federal government, and the necessity of collective bargaining rights for workers.

What To Do If Hurricane Sandy Ruined Your Wedding Plans

Anja Winikka | Posted 01.01.2013 | Weddings
Anja Winikka

Sometimes no matter how much you plan, the unexpected may thwart your wedding plans. Take for example the historically massive and destructive hurricane Sandy, which hit the East Coast from Virginia to Connecticut on Monday and Tuesday.

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...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...