By EMERY P. DALESIOAssociated Press
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) - When the Bounty set sail last week, the captain running the ship made famous in Hollywood adventure films believed he could navigate around Hurricane Sandy and weather the storm. After two days in rough seas, he realized his
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Parts of two nuclear power plants were shut down late Monday and early Tuesday, while another plant - the nation's oldest - was put on alert after waters from Superstorm Sandy rose 6 feet above sea level.
One of the units at Indian Point, a
By KRISTEN WYATT and NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Crista Laughlin was a mile high and dry, but Superstorm Sandy still kept the 40-year-old Obama campaign volunteer from walking precincts or working the phones.
Instead, she was huddled inside her suburban Denver home, watching
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Suddenly, after drifting through months of confusing finger-pointing and iffy economic theory, the presidential candidates are getting walloped by an all-too-tangible October surprise. Superstorm Sandy is a real-world, gut-level test.
MCLEAN, Va. (AP) - Superstorm Sandy has knocked off the capital 'A' from the USA Today newspaper sign at its headquarters in McLean, Virginia.
The letter came down Monday afternoon when heavy winds from former Hurricane Sandy were blowing ashore.
A newspaper spokeswoman says the letter fell
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - They are old friends and sometime political rivals, each a gregarious, backslapping politician and legendary - some would say long-winded - talker.
So when Vice President Joe Biden and former President Bill Clinton came together Monday on
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Tuesday:
1. SANDY COMES ASHORE, A HURRICANE NO LONGER
Now a "post-tropical" hybrid storm, Sandy came ashore along the New Jersey coastline at about 8 p.m. with gusts of more
By BOB SALSBERG and STEVE LeBLANCAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - The powerful storm ravaging the East Coast is upending the final week of campaigning in Massachusetts' grueling U.S. Senate race.
Republican Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren both postponed any
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAssociated Press
Sometimes it's not the size of the storm, it's where it hits. As Hurricane Sandy raged through one of the country's most densely populated regions, it created a surge in online traffic Monday as people sought weather-related news and various forms
By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Though U.S. stock trading was suspended Monday because of Hurricane Sandy, the parts of the financial system that stayed open functioned normally, the Treasury Department says.
Financial regulators found that systems involving payments,