Article Photos: Mayor defends move to hold marathon, tempers boil 8/18

  Debris and destroyed homes line streets in Long Beach, N.Y. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Three days after Sandy slammed the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast, New York and New Jersey struggled to get back on their feet, the U.S. death toll climbed to more than 80, and more than 4.6 million homes and businesses were still without power. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)