October 31, 2012 President Obama and Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continued their display of post-hurricane bipartisanship. It was striking considering Christie's pointed criticisms of Obama before the disaster.
October 31, 2012 Off-duty Officer Artur Kasprzak got six members of his family to safety on Monday, then went to check his home's basement. His body was found there the next day. Also Tuesday, other NYPD officers plucked five adults and a baby off Staten Island roofs.
October 31, 2012 For many in New York City, New Jersey and other places hit hard by the superstorm, there's nothing to do but wait — for power, for transit service, for things to get better. They'll be waiting for days, officials warn.
October 30, 2012 The effects of the superstorm could hurt turnout in traditionally blue states, limiting the popular vote for President Obama. But if Obama's response to the disaster is looked upon favorably, the opposition might be less motivated to turn out.
October 30, 2012 As the massive cleanup begins, business owners, workers and investors are wondering what impact the megastorm ultimately will have on their wallets. Did Sandy weigh down economic activity enough to drown the recovery? Or will the rebuilding efforts boost growth over the longer term?
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.