October 30, 2012 Sandy, which knocked out power to some 8 million people in 18 states, painted a bull's-eye on the oldest and most fragile part of the nation's power grid. Engineering experts say the grid is inherently vulnerable even as damaging weather events seem to be occurring more frequently.
October 30, 2012 The mid-Atlantic region is no stranger to hurricanes, but as Sandy made its way north and onto land, it collided with cold winter weather, wrapping frigid air into its spinning mass.
October 30, 2012 Hundred of thousands of people were without power after the city was hammered by high winds and record-breaking storm surge. The head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said the city's 108-year-old subway system had never seen such devastation.
October 30, 2012 As New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has briefed his city in recent days about Superstorm Sandy, many have become big fans of the sign language interpreter by his side. Her expressions and style are crowd-pleasers.
October 30, 2012 '"It was like swimming in a washing machine," Coast Guard rescue swimmer Daniel Todd says of the effort it took to get to the crew and their life boat. One other crew member died. The ship's captain is missing. The HMS Bounty had been used in many movies.
October 30, 2012 Already deadly, Sandy has caused multiple deaths and left millions without power. Now the hurricane-turned-superstorm is spreading over much of New York State as it heads toward Ontario, Quebec and northern New England.
October 29, 2012 Economists will need many days — maybe weeks or months — to assess the financial harm being done by Hurricane Sandy. But whatever the final figure, it will be huge — well into the tens of billions of dollars — after everything from property damage to lost sales is tallied up.
October 29, 2012 Hurricanes often weaken as they travel north across colder water and approach land. But Sandy hasn't. One reason is that it's expected to change from a tropical storm powered by warm ocean water to something more like a winter storm powered by temperature and pressure differences in the atmosphere.
October 29, 2012 President Obama urged Americans in Sandy's path Monday to "please listen" to local officials, and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, urged help for those affected by the superstorm. The two candidates also canceled campaign events Monday and Tuesday.
October 29, 2012 We've pulled together a selection of storm-tracking maps, graphics and animations from across the web to help keep you abreast of the storm's developments.
October 29, 2012 Do not disregard the warnings, officials say. Sandy's rains are falling on the Mid-Atlantic and as the storm's winds follow there will be dangerous conditions from Virginia to the Northeast. From now into Wednesday, Sandy will be drenching areas where millions live.
October 28, 2012 Hurricane Sandy, the superstorm that's headed north from the Caribbean, is expected to make landfall along the New Jersey coast. Its impending arrival prompted the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people across several states, and pushed New York City and Philadelphia to announce that their transit systems would close.
October 27, 2012 Forecasters warn the hurricane will merge with a bad storm system coming in from the west and cold weather descending from Canada - all will combine with a full moon Monday night, creating one of the worst storms in recent years.
October 27, 2012 It's still unclear whether Sandy, which was both downgraded then upgraded early Saturday morning, will be a devastating storm or just a bad one. It is clear, however, that Sandy will be remembered as the storm that broke all the rules and baffled the nation's top weather forecasters.