Shay-la Taylor Was in Labor While Oklahoma Tornado Destroyed Hospital

Shay-la Taylor endured the unthinkable; the 25 year-old was in labor during the massive Oklahoma tornado!

With her husband and son forced to seek cover on another floor of the hospital, Taylor was stuck in an operating room with four nurses as the tornado destroyed the building.

When the storm cleared, Shay-la’s husband and medical personal rushed her to the nearest medical facility.

President Obama Declares Oklahoma Major Disaster Area; 24 Dead, Hundreds Injured

The massive tornado that hit Oklahoma has left dozens dead and hundreds injured and without homes.

President Obama has since declared Oklahoma a major disaster area, which allows those affected to apply for “federal grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs.”

The President delivered a speech this morning, calling the tornado “one of the most destructive storms” in American history.

NY Housing Authority Demanding Rent UPFRONT from Sandy Victims

The election may have caused many to forget about Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath.

Some of those living on the east coast and still recovering from the disaster got an especially cruel reminder, though.

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) announced that it will not only be charging tenants rent, but that the rent is expected to be paid on time, even though many residents are still without power two weeks after the city shut it off due to the hurricane:

Superstorm Sandy Hits The East Coast: 17 Dead, Millions Without Power

Massive superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast with a vegeance last night, leaving 17 people dead and millions without power.

From NewsOne:

New York was among the hardest hit, with its financial heart in Lower Manhattan shuttered for a second day and seawater cascading into the still-gaping construction pit at the World Trade Center. President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in the city and Long Island.