US counting the cost as Superstorm Sandy heads for Chicago
The misery inflicted by Superstorm Sandy intensified yesterday as millions along the US east coast faced life without power or transport for days to come.
In hardest-hit New York huge swaths of the city remained dark and nearly deserted.
At least 39 people were killed across seven states by the storm that made landfall in New Jersey and cut power to around 7.5million people.
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