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East Coast crippled by massive storm, death toll climbs

Reuters - ‎49 minutes ago‎
1 of 34. Damage after Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the southern New Jersey coastline is seen in this U.S. Coast Guard handout photo in Brigantine, New Jersey, October 30, 2012.
Northeast Suffers Huge Damage in Storm's Path; Millions Without Power
Sandy's trail of devastation: 30 dead, millions without power -- and it's not over
New York Times
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Obama puts recovery ahead of re-election bid

25 minutes ago
Written by
Aamer Madhani
With Election Day a week out, the president walks the delicate line managing the U.S. response to Sandy and his campaign. redcrossobama.
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Sandy hammers Jersey Shore, levels homes, shreds boardwalks - ‎31 minutes ago‎
NBC's Brian Williams speaks with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who describes the iconic places on the Jersey Shore that have been wiped out after Sandy, such the boardwalk in Belmar.
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Microsoft opens Windows Phone 8 dev kit to world+dog

Register - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Build 2012 Microsoft has officially launched the software development kit (SDK) for Windows Phone 8, delivering the final piece of what the company says is a common programming model across all of its latest OS platforms and devices.
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Disney Not Stopping at 7: 3 Star Wars Films Coming!

E! Online - ‎27 minutes ago‎
George Lucas' original vision is going to become a reality. After initially offering up the promise of a seventh Star Wars film in 2015, Disney—which bought Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion this week—revealed today that Episode 7, 8 and 9 are in the works.
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White Sox re-sign Peavy, let Youk hit free agency - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The White Sox jump-started their offseason maneuvering on Tuesday with a flurry of moves that included a two-year contract extension for pitcher Jake Peavy.
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Warplanes strike inside Damascus

The Daily Star - ‎40 minutes ago‎
DAMASCUS/BEIRUT: Syrian fighter jets bombed rebel targets with added intensity Tuesday, including striking targets inside Damascus for the first time, an opposition rights group said.
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Haiti fears cholera and food shortages will raise storm's death toll

The Independent
1 hour ago
Written by
Guy Adams
Guy Adams. Guy Adams is The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent. He lives in Malibu, and divides his time between the local beach and the Hollywood Hills.
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Sudan, After Blast, Greets Iran Ships

Wall Street Journal - ‎22 minutes ago‎
New before-and-after satellite images that have emerged following the blast, meanwhile, indicate an attack there could have targeted a large shipment of arms, the images' provider said.
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Sandy Cuts Wide Swath of Damage

Wall Street Journal
12 minutes ago
Written by
Anton Troianovski
Natalie Keyssar for The Wall Street Journal. A statue of the Virgin Mary sits amid rubble in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens, N.Y.
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Coast Guard searches on for tall ship's captain

Houston Chronicle - ‎24 minutes ago‎
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Robin Walbridge had been in a lot of dicey situations as the captain of the HMS Bounty, an 18th-century replica tall ship that was the set of countless movie dramas.
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US Stock Futures Little Changed as Hurricane Lands

Businessweek - ‎50 minutes ago‎
U.S. stock-index futures were little changed as investors assessed the impact of Hurricane Sandy, the Atlantic Ocean superstorm that struck the East Coast yesterday.
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Hurricane Sandy May Slow Economy as Workers Stay at Home

Bloomberg - ‎4 hours ago‎
Hurricane Sandy may slow the world's largest economy by keeping millions of U.S. employees from work and shoppers from stores in one of the nation's most populated and productive regions.
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Ford profit beats forecast on record North America margins

Fox Business - ‎3 hours ago‎
DETROIT - Ford Motor Co posted a third-quarter profit that trounced Wall Street forecasts on Tuesday, driven by higher vehicle prices and record profit margins of 12 percent in North America.
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Yen off Highs, Market Resigned to BOJ Disappointing - ‎1 hour ago‎
'The yen drifted off a one-week high against the dollar on Wednesday thanks to a general improvement in risk appetite, paring gains made after the Bank of Japan balked at delivering bolder action to kickstart growth.
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GM calls latest Romney auto ad 'politics at its cynical worst'

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has broadened his attack on President Barack Obama's auto industry restructuring, implying that General Motors used the aid to hire more workers in China than in the U.S.. “Barack Obama says he saved the ...
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Organizers cancel final Mass. US Senate debate - ‎42 minutes ago‎
The debate's organizers said the debate, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday but was postponed because of the storm, has been cancelled because the candidates could not agree on a new date after being offered multiple options.
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Intelligence Report: Could Sandy postpone Election Day? - ‎1 hour ago‎
October 30, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- As millions remain without power and transportation, the presidential may be the last thing on their minds.
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Paul Ryan Balances Storm Relief with Politics Just Seven Days Out

ABC News (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
La Crosse, Wisc. - Paul Ryan cancelled three events in the battleground state of Colorado on Tuesday to thank volunteers in his home state of Wisconsin who were distributing goods for people affected by superstorm Sandy.
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Hurricane Sandy Kills Internet Snark for a Day

NBC Chicago - ‎2 hours ago‎
Getty Images. NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Ramiro Arcos sweeps debris from a storm drain while cleaning up damage caused by Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 in the Financial District of New York, United States.
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Google's Nexus 4: Hands-on impressions

Computerworld (blog)
2 hours ago
Written by
JR Raphael
Plug in, turn on. Veteran Android journalist JR Raphael goes beyond the headlines to serve up a fresh mix of Android news, views, and how-to's.
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News: Superstorm Sandy Update: What's on TV Tonight

Seattle Post Intelligencer - ‎1 hour ago‎
All eyes were on Superstorm Sandy Monday night, as many affiliates in New York City pre-empted their normally scheduled prime-time programming to cover the storm.
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'Octomom' Nadya Suleman Goes into Rehab

People Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nadya "Octomom" Suleman has entered rehab for prescription drug addiction, and her 14 children reportedly will remain with nannies for at least the next month.
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Brand Sued for Allegedly Hitting Pedestrian

E! Online - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Russell Brand's latest hit isn't going over to well with a certain pedestrian. The 37-year-old Brit has been sued for negligence by a man who claims the Get Him to the Greek actor hit him with his car while driving down L.A.
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NYC Marathon Planning Moves Forward After Sandy

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Five days before New York hosts its namesake marathon, its public transportation is shut down, its airports closed, its streets flooded and power out in many neighborhoods.
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Dallas Mavericks (0-0) at Los Angeles Lakers (0-0), 10:30 pm (ET)

Fort Worth Star Telegram - ‎9 minutes ago‎
By Sports Network. The Sports Network. The Los Angeles Lakers unveil their spectacular new lineup Tuesday night when they host the Dallas Mavericks.
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Dolphins soar in weekly power rankings

USA TODAY - ‎4 hours ago‎
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Marlon Moore (14) celebrates with defensive end Olivier Vernon (50) after scoring a touchdown off a blocked punt against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on Oct. 28, 2012.
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Welcome to AmericanAirlines Arena (blog)
57 minutes ago
Written by
gary washburn
By Gary Washburn, Globe Staff. MIAMI -- Happy Opening Night folks!! We report live here from Miami where there is a sense of anticipation for the kickoff to the season and the Miami Heat ring ceremony.
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New tree-dwelling tarantulas described - ‎45 minutes ago‎
SAO PAULO, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Nine new species of tree-dwelling tarantulas have been identified in central and eastern Brazil, researchers say, bringing the total in the area to 16 species.
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NASA's Curiosity finds Martian soil like Hawaiian sand

11 minutes ago
Written by
Sharon Gaudin
Computerworld - In initial tests, NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has discovered that Martian soil is an awfully lot like Hawaiian sand.
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Evacuated Hospital Patients Find Beds Throughout City

Businessweek - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Sixty-three patients from the NYU Langone Medical Center were transferred to St. Luke's Hospital in Morningside Heights, some as early at Sunday night—before Sandy hit and before the medical center's backup generators failed.
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Three more deaths from meningitis outbreak linked to injections

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
Monster storm Sandy leaves New York, eastern U.S. crippled. NEW YORK - Millions of people were left reeling in the aftermath of monster storm Sandy as New York City and a wide swathe of the eastern United States struggled with epic flooding and massive ...
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Studies Find Cancer Comes in More Shades Than Pink

1 hour ago
Written by
Virginia Postrel
Once again, we have suffered through a full month of pink, pink and more pink, all in the name of “breast cancer awareness.” What once was a health-related cause has become the feel-virtuous-and-buy-stuff season wedged between back-to-school and ...

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