Irene Flooding: Death Toll Rises to 40

Flooding across parts of the East Coast is still a major issue after Hurricane Irene as the death toll rises to 40 across 11 states. Thousands still find themselves stranded and without electricity for days to come. The death toll, which extended from North Carolina to Vermont, rose sharply as bodies were pulled from floodwaters and people were electrocuted by downed power lines. Eighteen of the 40 Irene-related deaths were in the New York tristate area and New England -- seven in New Jersey,...Full Story
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