East Coast grinds to a halt as superstorm nears
NEW YORK (AP) - A late-season hurricane is bearing down on the East Coast. It threatens to inundate New York with an 11-foot wall of water and has sent coastal residents fleeing for higher ground and shuttered major financial
By The Associated Press
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1. THE BIGGEST THREAT FROM THE SUPERSTORM
The water unleashed by a tidal surge amped up by a full moon would threaten the most lives and cause heavy property damage.
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(CNN) -- Airlines around the world have cancelled flights to and from the northeast United States because of the growing threat from deadly Hurricane Sandy.
Middle Eastern, European, Asian and U.S. airlines have grounded flights in and out
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Microsoft bills Windows 8 as a "re-imagining" of the personal computer market's dominant operating system, but the company still has a lot of work to do before the makeover captures the imagination of most consumers, based on the
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1. A NORTHBOUND HURRICANE
Hurricane Sandy is moving slowly northeast and but is expected to turn to the north and west later Sunday and Monday, forecasters say. At some point, it's expected to become what's known as an extratropical storm. Unlike a hurricane,
By OSKAR GARCIAAssociated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - Officials in Hawaii reopened the state's ports on Sunday and canceled a tsunami advisory as fears receded that there would be damaging waves from a powerful earthquake off the coast of Canada.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center lifted its tsunami
By JEREMY HAINSWORTHAssociated Press
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada, but there were no reports of major damage. Residents in parts of British Columbia were evacuated, but the province appeared to escape the biggest quake in
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The storm that is threatening 60 million Americans in the eastern third of the nation in just a couple of days with high winds, drenching rains, extreme tides, flooding and probably snow is much more than just an ordinary weather system. It
HONOLULU (AP) - A tsunami warning has been issued for Hawaii after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake rocked an island off the west coast of Canada Saturday.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center originally said there was no threat to the islands, but a warning was issued later Saturday and remains in effect
By ALLEN G. BREED and WAYNE PARRYAssociated Press
SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) - Forget distinctions like tropical storm or hurricane. Don't get fixated on a particular track. Wherever it hits, the rare behemoth storm inexorably gathering in the eastern U.S. will afflict a third of the country