October 30, 2012 The Tuesday before Election Day was not a day for presidential politics, at least not for GOP Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey. Hours after Superstorm Sandy savagely hit his state, the man who has been a strong advocate for Republican Mitt Romney had effusive praise for President Obama.
October 30, 2012 Despite a direct hit from Sandy, Philadelphia, the country's fifth largest city, emerged relatively unscathed. Mass transit is rolling and schools will reopen Wednesday.
October 30, 2012 When Sandy slammed into New York City, one of Manhattan's biggest hospitals buckled. After the power went out in Lower Manhattan, New York University Langone Medical Center's backup power generators failed, too, and more than 200 patients had to be evacuated.
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.