JAKARTA, Dec 22- The Ciliwung River flows from a volcano south of the Indonesian capital, through the heart of one of the world's most densely populated cities and almost into Jakarta Bay. The same is true for the rest of the half-dozen sewage-choked rivers that wind though central Jakarta. "Jakarta is a bowl, and the bowl is sinking," said Fook Chuan Eng, senior water...» Read More
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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) said "Long Island Power Authority has had a very poor track record in just the area of restoring power." Clark Gellings, Electric Power Research Institute, weighs in.
Stocks rallied on better-than-expected economic reports, with Jack Bouroudjian, Bull and Bear Partners CEO, and John Silvia, Wells Fargo chief economist.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker explains why he fully expects Mitt Romney to win his state.
Surveying the damage in New York and New Jersey from Sandy, with CNBC's Scott Cohn, Mary Thompson, Kate Kelly, and Courtney Reagan; and with five days until election day, Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) discusses the latest Rasmussen poll that says Obama and Romney are tied in battleground state Wisconsin.
Callers touting hurricane-related investments may be scam artists capitalizing on the storm.
CNBC reached out to some executives to hear how they’ve been impacted by Hurricane Sandy and how they are adapting their business during the recovery
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports tensions are building as people contend with closed restaurants, supermarkets, and service in New York City.