When President Barack Obama urged Americans under siege from Hurricane Sandy to stay inside and keep watch on ready.gov for the latest, he left out something pretty important — where to turn if the electricity goes out.
Despite the heightened expectation of widespread power and cable television failures, everyone from the president to local newscasters seem […]
MTA chairman Joseph J. Lhota has released a statement about the recovery of service for transportation systems in New York City.
It doesn’t look good.
Seven subway tunnels under the East River flooded, the Metro-North has lost power at stretches on multiple lines and there’s plenty more damage throughout the entire system.
Here’s the statement from Lhota — from Anthony DeRosa […]
A photo from New York City by David Blaine.
(Yes, that David Blaine, I think–the illusionist and daredevil. And if not mistaken, that’s him in the hole. Can anyone ID the location?)
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Fuel shortages, poor communications and a logjam at the Port au Prince airport on Sunday continued to hinder a massive international aid effort to Haiti five days after a devastating earthquake in which more than 100,000 are now feared to have died.
The United Nations humanitarian agency, Ocha, warned at the weekend that humanitarian operations might […]
A Brazilian rescue worker checks the vital signs of a man who was rescued among rubble three days after an earthquake in Port-au-Prince January 15, 2010. Haitians ravaged by the earthquake
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