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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....

What Sandy Is Costing The Entertainment Industry

Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment

The economic losses from Hurricane Sandy are projected to be enormous. And with theater closings, cancellations, and production schedule interruptions...

9 Ways Sandy May Have Helped Your Relationship

Posted 10.31.2012 | Women

Sandy, Day 3. If you're in an affected area and survived with your person and property intact, you've likely moved through the initial stages of hurri...

Obama, Romney Tread Carefully After Storm

Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

By NEDRA PICKLER AND CHARLES BABINGTON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama put campaign battleground travel on hold to tour...

More Than A Gym: Fitness Clubs Open To Help Those Displaced By Sandy

Posted 10.31.2012 | Healthy Living

Need a place to recharge your phone, take a shower or grab some bottled water? If you've been affected by Superstorm Sandy, your local gym or fitness ...

Where Was God When Hurricane Sandy Struck?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 12.31.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

What was G-d thinking when he sent Hurricane Sandy and what could have been its purpose? In truth, I don't much care, because our role as humans is not to understand G-d's plan in the face of horror and tragedy, but to challenge God and demand that human life always be protected and preserved.

Sandy, Social Media and Journalism's New Frontier

Ray Brescia | Posted 12.31.2012 | Media
Ray Brescia

I'm not exactly sure when on Monday night that it happened, but sometime around 10 p.m. I realized that my Twitter feed and Facebook page were delivering far more interesting, consistent and complete coverage of Sandy's havoc than the televised news ever could.

Obama Resumes Campaigning After Pause For Disaster

Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to return to the campaign trail on Thursday with stops in Wisconsin, Nevada and...

Sandy and the Importance of Government

David Morris | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
David Morris

When disasters hit, the government is the only agent with the authority and capacity to marshal and mobilize resources sufficient to the undertaking

Facing Sandy's Fury, Don't Let Clean Energy Naysayers Deny Us Hope

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Frances Moore Lappe

As a historic storm hammers the east -- signaling the extremes promised by climate change -- maybe we should listen to the wind. Isn't it telling us to celebrate clean energy's potential and push it forward with new urgency?

10 Tips For Donating Smart After Hurricane Sandy

Posted 10.31.2012 | Impact

As the devastation from Sandy is still being assessed, charities are helping those in need of food, shelter and security. If you're like most peopl...

Andy Campbell

PHOTOS: Looting, Violence In Sandy's Aftermath Wreaks Havoc | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.01.2012 | Crime

Water that had risen six feet high hadn't completely drained away from the streets of Coney Island in Brooklyn, N.Y., yet looters had already rifled t...

God's Stimulus? It'll Take More Than Just Money to Recover From Sandy

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Hurricane Sandy was the stimulus nobody wanted. It took a terrible toll in lives, homes, and dreams. For the families who lost loved ones the tragedy will never end. And yet, in a bitter irony, this terrible storm will spur the kind of spending we should have been seeing all along.

Janell Ross

New York Feels Hurricane Sandy Impact In Its Subways, Bridges, Tunnels | Janell Ross | Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Two days after New York City closed its subway system in the face of Hurricane Sandy, swarms of New Yorkers made their way over the Queens...

Chris Kirkham

'Nobody Saw It Coming': Hundreds Displaced In New Jersey Describe Fast-Rising Flood | Chris Kirkham | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

MOONACHIE, N.J. –- The first signs of trouble were the car alarms: Dozens of them, all going off at once, just after midnight at Hurricane Sandy's p...

Trymaine Lee

Sandy Hits New Jersey With Climbing Toll of Death, Broken Memories | Trymaine Lee | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green

ABSECON, N.J. -- Off in the distance, under a threatening sky, stood the casino and hotel towers of Atlantic City. Lenora Brown, 29, was ready to walk...

Political 'Malpractice' If Democrats Are Silent on Sandy and FEMA, Inc.

Paul Abrams | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

But, if Romney's statements, Ryan's budget, and the budget actually passed by the House Tea Party are not exposed and commented upon, the silent treatment will work. How many times, and for how long, can a news broadcast or newspaper say that Romney "ain't sayin'"?

Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant on Alert

Natalie Pace | Posted 12.30.2012 | New York
Natalie Pace

The situation is being actively monitored by NRC inspectors, and the NRC website is being updated on a regular basis. Plant operators are waiting for the intake levels to lower "below the specific criteria for the intake structure."

LIVE UPDATES: Northeast Reeling As Death Toll Climbs

Posted 12.30.2012 | Green

By TED ANTHONY, ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK - Two major airports reopened and the floor of the New York Stock Exchange came back to life Wednesday, w...

Jeffrey Young

Hospital Defends Failed Generators That Forced Evacuation During Hurricane Sandy | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

The failed backup power generators that led to the evacuation of the New York University Langone Medical Center in Manhattan are adequate, a spokeswom...

Hurricane Sandy Gives Cable Channels Ratings Spike

Posted 10.30.2012 | Media

Hurricane Sandy brought strong winds, heavy rains, and a ton of viewers stranded at home watching the news. By Monday morning, the storm pushed ot...

Hurricane Sandy: 5 Tips for Business Donors

Gerald McSwiggan | Posted 12.30.2012 | Business
Gerald McSwiggan

While the Eastern Seaboard starts to assess the impact and needs that follow in Sandy's wake, your company might also be thinking about the storm -- such as how you might choose to assist with response efforts.