Blackout

NYC blackout
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July 14, 2019 - 9:30 pm
A power outage struck the heart of Manhattan on the anniversary of a 1977 blackout— stranding passengers on subways, gridlocking drivers that had to navigate the streets without traffic lights and bringing the curtain down on Broadway shows.
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nyc blackout AP
AP Photo/Michael Owens
July 14, 2019 - 10:49 am
A power outage crippled the tourist-filled heart of Manhattan just as Saturday night Broadway shows were set to go on, sending theater-goers spilling into siren-filled streets, knocking out Times Square's towering electronic screens and bringing subway lines to a near halt.
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Puerto Rico Blackout
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April 18, 2018 - 1:35 pm
Puerto Rico was hit with an island-wide blackout Wednesday, as the U.S. territory continued to struggle with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria.
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