of Katy Perry
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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The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, all on this day.
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