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# jersey shore
Jersey Shore cast help reopen shore devastated by Superstorm Sandy
New Jersey towns are counting on a good summer to help them recoup major losses incurred after the storm.
# Sandy
Ireland pledges $50k in funding for New York community devastated by Hurricane Sandy
The Government funding is part of a $320,000 totbal to be provided to community projects in the areas most affected by Sandy.
Column: Climate change warnings should put the heat on all of us
The last 12 months have seen unprecedented climatic developments, writes Gavin Harte. Are we going to heed the warning?
# Cover Boy
PIC: New Jersey governor hailed as 'The Boss' on TIME magazine cover
The outspoken Chris Christie literally dominates the front cover of the news magazine this week. It’s no Enda Kenny but it certainly catches the eye…
# US
Obama signs $9.7 bn aid bill for Sandy victims
Obama signed a bill approving billions in emergency disaster aid for victims of the superstorm, after a delay sparked outrage among East Coast Republicans against their own party leadership.
# superstorm sandy
Superstorm Sandy: Congress to vote on aid after stinging rebuke from governor
New Jersey governor Chris Christie pulled no punches in condemning “toxic internal politics” within his own Republican party.
# 2012 on Twitter
Obama, #London2012 and @Pontifex: The year on Twitter
Twitter has produced a special website documenting the way users have been tweeting over the past year including the most retweeted post in the site’s history.
# sports relief
NHL stars forget lock-out woes to compete in Hurricane Sandy fundraiser
Over 30 of North America’s finest ice hockey talents combined for heavy checks and generous cheques.
# Sandy
In pictures: All-Stars visit Breezy Point in wake of Superstorm Sandy
The travelling party lent a hand when they dropped in on the storm-hit area of Rockaway.
# United States
New York, New Jersey set for second storm evacuation
Après chois, le déluge.
# Looking Back
'I was the first to cry' - AP sports writer's harrowing tale of Sandy
Dennis Waszak had moved into his Staten Island ‘dream house’ just weeks before the arrival of Superstorm Sandy.
# New York
Inquiry into overpricing in New York in aftermath of storm Sandy
The state’s attorney general is investigating alleged price gouging as the cost of petrol and emergency supplies rose in the aftermath of the storm last week.
# Sandy
Sons of Irish emigrant swept away in storm as mother 'couldn't get help'
Connor and Brandon Moore, aged four and two, died after they were washed away in the storm which battered the east coast of the United States last week.
# Explainer
Explainer: What is reinsurance, and how does it help cover natural disasters?
With the costs of Hurricane Sandy expected to be at least €20 billion, insurers will be looking to reinsurance companies to cover most of the bill. But what are they?
# Ballin'
VIDEO: Knicks give New York plenty to cheer about in win over Heat
Just days after Hurricane Sandy flooded the streets around Madison Square Garden, the venue showcased a shock defeat for Miami.
# Sandy
Superstorm Sandy: At least 92 dead across 15 US states
More bodies are being found as police and firefighters search areas hit by the superstorm. The overall death toll is 163 people.
# Sandy
Death toll from superstorm Sandy passes 60 in US
President Barack Obama toured the New Jersey coastline yesterday, where he vowed to stay with flood victims “for the long haul”.
# Sandy
15 photos of people's food supplies for superstorm Sandy
Anyone for crackers?
# Sandy
Pics: The aftermath of Superstorm Sandy's east coast rampage
The damage caused by Superstorm Sandy is clear to see in these photos of the aftermath.
# Sandy
Superstorm Sandy: US begins recovery process
People have been struggling to restore power and clear debris after the superstorm hit the east coast of the US.
# No messing
Superstorm Sandy: Governor says he will reschedule Halloween if necessary
The weather can mess with Chris Christie all it likes, he’ll just whip out his Executive Order and do what he wants.
# Sandy
13 essential celebrity tips for surviving superstorm Sandy
Famous people were at risk too, you know.
# Sandy
Superstorm Sandy shuts down New York Stock Exchange
This is the first full trading closure since the September 11 attacks closed US equity markets for four days in 2001.
# Sandy
Pics: Superstorm Sandy hits the US
The superstorm hit the US east coast yesterday, leaving much damage in its wake.