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1 hr ago | Washington Times

Rick Perry: Obama showed up after Hurricane Sandy, why not the Texas border?

Texas Gov. Rick Perry challenged President Obama's reasoning for not traveling to the border during a fundraising swing through the Lone Star state, saying Americans expect their commander-in-chief to respond to the unfolding humanitarian crisis in much the same way he responds to natural disasters.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Hurricane, Weather, Immigration Reform

2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Rikers officers beat handcuffed inmate after Hurricane Sandy: prosecutors

Correction Capt. Moises Simancas, 43, and Officers April Jackson, 34, and Tyrone Wint, 28, repeatedly hit inmate Gabino Genao with their feet, fists and batons on Oct. 30, 2012, after he became verbally abusive when told to stay in his cell during the storm, according to Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson.


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4 hrs ago |

Mothers bring kids to Senate to push for EPA's climate change rule

"By the time my kids are adults, storms like Hurricane Katrina and superstorm Hurricane Sandy will be commonplace," said Heather Clark, a member of the Moms Clean Air Force and lead organizer of the protest.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Family, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Kids, Hurricane, Weather

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Morristown Green

Morristown church continues Sandy Relief work at the Shore

Nearly two years ago, Superstorm Sandy damaged or destroyed over 346,000 homes in New Jersey - 22,000 were declared uninhabitable.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Union Beach, NJ, Point Pleasant, NJ

CB 2 says 'yes' to zoning waivers for rebuilds on Sandy-damaged sites in Midland, South Beach (with photo gallery)

The architectural fabric of Hurricane Sandy-damaged communities in Midland Beach, South Beach and elsewhere on the East Shore will continue to change as small bungalows predating existing zoning regulations will be torn down and rebuilt as resilient two-story homes, elevated above the flood plain, under the city's Build it Back program .


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Editor & Publisher

How New York Media Outlets Adapted After Hurricane Sandy

When hurricane season comes around, journalists at The Miami Herald start planning.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters

Christie Hurricane Sandy czar Marc Ferzan was a mystery man: Editorial

The quiet exit of Marc Ferzan , Gov. Chris Christie's reclusive Hurricane Sandy "storm czar," reminds us of just how secretive this administration has been.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Chris Christie, US Governors, Opinion


Hurricane Sandy Inspires 'By The Water', First Offering Of New Development Alliance

The Writer's Room, a new development effort underwritten by veteran off-Broadway and Broadway nonprofit company Manhattan Theatre Club and off-off Broadway group Ars Nova will launch By The Water , its first show, in November at MTC's Studio At Stage II, its smaller theater at New York's City Center.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Progressive-Rock, Theater, Arts

The Narragansett Times

Reps praise receipt of disaster relief funds

As a strong ocean breeze blew through Narragansett Pier on Monday morning, local and state officials gathered before the Towers to announce more than $2.5 million in grants to fund historic property restoration throughout Rhode Island.


Related Topix: Narragansett Pier, RI, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, US House of Representatives, Representative David Cicilline, James Langevin, Democrat, US Politics, Hurricane, Weather, Narragansett, RI


5 Steps To Storm-Proof Your Data

With proper preparation, cloud-based disaster recovery will enable your organization to weather the season of storms and power outages.


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The Baltimore Sun

Obama requests $3.7B for immigrant children | VIDEO

President Barack Obama will request $3.7 billion in emergency funds to deal with the influx of child immigrants from Central America entering the United States illegally, White House officials said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hurricane, Weather

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Scientific American

iCoast: Did the Coast Change?

Hurricane season started again in June. Do you know what happens to our coasts after these extreme storms? The U.S. Geological Survey has launched a new crowdsourcing application called " iCoast Did the Coast Change?" to show you these coastal change s from extreme storms.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters

Dallas Morning News

Summer scams to avoid

Just because it's summer doesn't mean scammers are taking a break. In fact, there are several cons that surface during the warmer months.


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Senate Race Ads Address Faith and Disaster Fund Criticisms

The race for U.S. Senate sees its camps ratchet it up a notch with new campaign ads that trend more personal than the Natural State is used to.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Faulkner County, AR, Barack Obama, Hurricane, Weather

The Age

Why Australia risks becoming a fuel fossil

Has the present generation become completely self-centred, or do we worry about the mess we're leaving for our children and grandchildren? Ross Gittins comments.


Related Topix: Weather, Australia, Hurricane

Poynter Online

How New York media outlets adapted after Hurricane Sandy

Reporters are told to keep extra fuel at their homes in case gas stations close.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters, Gawker Media, Fox Interactive Media, BuzzFeed


Uber will end surge pricing in emergencies after deal with New York AG

Uber will make an exception to its surge-pricing policy during disasters and emergencies under a new policy announced on Tuesday.


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Japan Braces for Typhoon Neoguri: 3 Things You Need to Know

Typhoon Neoguri is finally releasing its grip on the Okinawa and Miyako Islands of Japan, after delivering a long-lasting, wind and wave-whipped lashing from Monday into Tuesday U.S. time.


Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, World News, Japan, Asia, Weather,

The Hill

Cotton ad pushes back on disaster funding attacks in Arkansas

Rep. Tom Cotton's Senate campaign is taking to the airwaves to push back against Sen. Mark Pryor's attacks over Cotton's votes against disaster relief.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Democrat, US Politics, Mark Pryor, Faulkner County, AR, Hurricane, Weather

The Globe and Mail

A history of the now at the Victoria and Albert

An undated handout photo of defaced currency from "Disobedient Objects," showcasing material made by social movements worldwide.


Related Topix: New York, Hurricane, Weather