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East Coast Struggles to Restore Normalcy


East Coast Struggles to Restore Normalcy
  • Death toll rises to more than 60 in North America; Another 65 people died in the storm in the Caribbean
  • At least five million people across the northeastern United States still have no electricity
  • National Guard Troops are working to rescue thousands of residents of Hoboken, New Jersey trapped by toxic floodwaters
  • New York City transit authorities say 14 of the city's 23 subway lines will reopen as a transportation emergency takes effect
  • The emergency order suspends all fares
  • Many other people are attempting to walk or bike to work in New York
  • United Nations scheduled to reopen for business
  • Democratic incumbent President Barack Obama resumes campaigning, visiting swing states of Colorado, Ohio, and Nevada
  • Republican challenger Mitt Romney travels to the battleground state of Virginia
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