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There was little sign of spring across a large swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday as a powerful storm dumped heavy snow across a widespread area.
Baseball-sized hail was reported in northern Florida, along with possible tornadoes, while heavy snow in Colorado and Kansas delayed flights and shut down part of Interstate-70. A crash involving up to 50 vehicles closed part of Interstate-25 near Loveland, Colorado, north of Denver.
Heavy monsoon rain triggered severe flooding in large swathes of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, on Thursday, bringing the city to a halt with many government offices and businesses forced to close because staff could not get to work.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the House passed the Sandy flood bill; and Congressman Gregory Meeks, Club For Growth vice president, discusses whether the government should be involved in flood insurance.
The House passed a bill that will provide $9.7 billion to shore up the National Flood Insurance Program, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Congress is getting ready to vote on a $9.7 billion package for relief from superstorm Sandy.
A Shell oil drilling rig grounded off an Alaska island since a New Years Eve storm has suffered damage from waves and flooding but has spilled none of the 155,000 gallons of fuel and other oil products aboard, officials managing the incident said on Thursday.
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey spoke out on his disappointment the house adjourned Tuesday night without addressing Sandy relief money, and it seems Washington listened.
Americans are tired of the political gamesmanship in this Congress, says Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, one day after the House refused to vote on Hurricane Sandy aid. "I was given no explanation," he says, for why the vote didn't happen.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on new video from the New York Port Authority, which operates the PATH train, that shows floods bursting into the train platform and tunnels.
There is a real threat of significant snow in the New York metropolitan area, reports Meteorologist Todd Gross.
Grocery stores were scrambling to keep shelves stocked four days after Super Storm Sandy hit the east coast, but their efforts were hampered by power outages, storm damage and a lack of fuel for trucks.
When it comes to insurance claims, Hurricane Sandy is one for the record books. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on how much of the losses are covered by insurance.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the latest facts and figures in the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports storage facilities that gather and distribute gasoline and jet fuels are handicapped by flooding and power shortages.
Staten Island is one of the hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy. NBC's Richard Lui reports on the extensive damage to New York City's "forgotten" borough.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the update on travel and transit backups resulting from damage left by Superstorm Sandy, and a look at the growing problem of food shortages in New York and New Jersey, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the update on the impact of Superstorm Sandy.
What will the true cost of Sandy be for insurers and the U.S. economy? Joseph Plumeri, Chairman & CEO of Willis Group Holdings, discusses.
As the New York metropolitan region reels in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, those outside the area may wonder how their own cities would fare in such a disaster. What if a storm on the scale of Sandy took place in another teeming metropolis surrounded by water – like, say, Mumbai? The NYT reports.