Picture of the Day: October Snowfall in the Northeast

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This picture, taken Wednesday, shows the Northeastern United States under a bit of residual snow from last weekend's late-October storm. It was taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aboard NASA's Aqua satellite. The storm left more than two million people without power, and hundreds of thousands in Connecticut still have not had their power restored, and many will remain in the dark throughout the weekend.

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Rebecca J. Rosen is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Business Channel. She was previously an associate editor at The Wilson Quarterly.

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