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Desperate to vote

Desperate to vote

Americans brave difficulties to cast their ballots

NY returning to normal

NY returning to normal

NEW YORK — A week after super storm Sandy wreaked havoc on New York City and the surrounding area, schools reopened today and life was expected to slowly return to normal for many, but close to two million people still have no power as cold weather sets in. Hundreds of thousands of commuters faced a […]

Struggle for normalcy

Struggle for normalcy

NEW YORK — Fuel shortages and difficulties in restoring power are hampering efforts to restore normality to parts of the US north-east in the wake of storm Sandy. Fights broke out at petrol stations in New York and New Jersey, and power suppliers warned some areas might not have electricity until 11 November. Anger is […]

Anger grows

Anger grows

NEW YORK — From New York City’s Staten Island to the popular beach towns of the Jersey Shore, rescuers and officials today faced growing evidence of widespread destruction wrought by superstorm Sandy, mounting anger over delayed relief and a rising death toll. The total killed in one of the biggest storms to hit the United […]

Back on track

Back on track

NY transit services returning to normal following Sandy devastation

Picking back up

Picking back up

Americans begin to assess the impact of hurricane Sandy’s passage

US East Coast clobbered

US East Coast clobbered

Sandy leaves trail of devastation across US East Coast

Paralysed

Paralysed

Sandy brings misery to Eastern Seaboard

Sandy triggers nuclear ‘alert’

NEW YORK — Exelon Corp declared an “alert” at its New Jersey Oyster Creek nuclear power plant due to a record storm surge, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said, warning that a further water rise could force the country’s oldest working plant to use emergency water supplies to cool spent uranium fuel rods. The alert – […]