Many destroyed homes still sit empty amid bureaucratic red tape one year after Superstorm Sandy made landfall.
A year after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc across the eastern United States, only a fraction of the aid money earmarked for recovery has been used, in what some claim is a painfully slow and opaque process. Here, signs are taped to the front door of a home in the New Dorp Beach area of the Staten Island borough of New York.
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Vivaldi and Bach die, the first hamburger is sold in the U.S., World War I breaks out, a bomber crashes into the Empire State Building, and the Summer Olympics open up in Los Angeles, all on this day.