Hurricane Sandy

NFL and players' union donating $1 million

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the players’ union are combining to donate $1 million to the American Red Cross to help in the recovery efforts in the Northeast after Hurricane Sandy. Also, the […]


Weather Channel streams latest Sandy news

The Weather Channel is streaming live (barring any technical issues) with coverage of Hurricane Sandy. Catch up quickly here:  


Old Guard stays at Tomb of Unknowns in superstorm

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) – Arlington National Cemetery has been closed to tourists because of Hurricane Sandy, but the Army continues to stand guard over the Tomb of the Unknowns. The Army’s Third U.S. Infantry Regiment, […]


Along East Coast, life stops for Sandy (video)

Hurricane Sandy bore down on the Eastern Seaboard’s largest cities Monday, forcing the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening with a dangerous mix of weather. Related articles […]


Planes grounded, flights canceled at LAX

LOS ANGELES (AP) – More than 60 departing flights have been canceled at Los Angeles International Airport as a looming superstorm locks down flights to the East Coast. LAX spokesman Marshall Lowe says 48 departing […]


Google creates interactive map to track Sandy

The Google Crisis Response team has assembled a Hurricane Sandy map with emergency preparedness information such as: Location tracking, including the hurricane’s current and forecasted paths, courtesy of the NOAA-National Hurricane Center Public alerts, including […]


Google cancels Monday event due to Sandy

NEW YORK (AP) – Google is canceling its press event in New York on Monday because of Hurricane Sandy. The online search leader did not say when it plans to reschedule the event, which was […]


Romney scraps Monday night and Tuesday campaigning

AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is curtailing his campaign schedule as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the Eastern seaboard, canceling planned appearances Monday night and all day Tuesday. Campaign officials […]


As Sandy spins toward US, Haiti still faces flood woes

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – The leader of Haiti is calling the post-Hurricane Sandy situation in his country “a disaster of major proportions.” Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe says “The whole south is under water.” Jamaica, Cuba […]


Emergencies declared, coastal residents warned as storm nears

UNDATED (AP) – With a fearsome superstorm threatening the Eastern Seaboard, several governors are declaring states of emergency and urging coastal residents to move inland. Among them is New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. He’s ordered […]





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