Superstorm Sandy continues its path across the United States today, even as millions begin the task of putting their lives, homes and towns back together after one of the worst storms in the nation's history.
But while New York City buses returned to darkened streets eerily free of traffic and the New York Stock Exchange prepared to reopen, it became clear that restoring the region to its ordinarily frenetic pace could take days - and that rebuilding the hardest-hit communities and the transportation networks that link them together could take considerably longer.
The storm remains enormous, reaching from the Great Lakes to New England. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said late Tuesday there were no reports of major flooding as the center of the weakening weather system drifted west to Pittsburgh throughout the night.