By CHRISTOPHER SULLIVANAssociated Press
Death blew in on the superstorm's wild winds and sea water torrents, claiming 90-year-olds and children with capriciously toppling trees, taking tall-ship adventurers in mountainous Atlantic waves and average folks just trying to deal with a freakish
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A man suspected of sneaking into a restricted area of the Venetian resort and stealing $1.6 million in casino chips was arrested in Southern California, Las Vegas police said Tuesday.
Authorities credited media attention about the case for a tip that led them to Palmdale resident
By BRIAN WITTE and JESSICA GRESKOAssociated Press
CRISFIELD, Md. (AP) - On Maryland's jagged coastline, hurricane-riled waves destroyed an iconic pier and floodwaters forced caskets from graves in a town famed for crabbing. In the mountainous western edges, 2 feet of snow snapped power
By COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The massive storm that pummeled the East killed 10 people in New York City and left the nation's largest city eerily quiet Tuesday, with no running trains, a darkened business district and neighborhoods under water.
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By The Associated Press
Residents in the East weathered the effects of Hurricane Sandy and marveled at its raw power as it churned north and then merged with two other weather systems to create a fearsome superstorm. Here are their stories.
Dani Hart searched for the perfect New York City
By The Associated Press
The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, putting more than 8.5 million homes and businesses in the dark and causing more than 50 deaths in the U.S. Here's a snapshot of what is
By GEOFF MULVIHILL and KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A string of New Jersey's barrier islands got cut off from the mainland by storm surges. Crashing waves shattered part of a landmark fishing pier in Maryland. And dangerous winds forced the busy port in Portland,
By ERIN McCLAM and KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A furious Hurricane Sandy began the westward lurch that forecasters feared and took dead aim at New Jersey and Delaware on Monday, washing away part of the Atlantic City boardwalk, putting the presidential campaign on hold
By JOHN RABY and MICHAEL BIESECKERAssociated Press
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Snow plows were out in parts of the southern Appalachian mountains Monday, preparing for as much as 3 feet of snow in higher elevations spawned by the merger of a winter storm with Hurricane Sandy.
The early snowfall
By CALVIN WOODWARDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A look at where Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney stand on a selection of issues, in brief:
ABORTION and BIRTH CONTROL:
Obama: Supports access to abortion. Health care law requires contraceptives