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Sandy recovery: Gas stations scramble in Sandy's aftermath

Chicago Tribune - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Rescuers searched flooded homes for survivors, drivers lined up for hours to get scarce gasoline and millions remained without power on Thursday as New York City and nearby towns struggled to recover from one of the biggest storms to hit the United States ...
Sandy gone, hard road to recovery continues
As Sandy recovery chugs on, NJ Transit service resumes, benefit concert is ...
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Obama returns to trail as Romney sets sights on Pennsylvania

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
DOSWELL, Va. - The presidential candidates grasped for momentum Thursday in the closing days of a hard-fought race, with President Obama returning to the campaign trail after a three-day hurricane hiatus while Mitt Romney launched a last-minute effort ...
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Hurricane Sandy's US death toll, economic losses rise

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
WANTAGH, N.Y. - Sandy's U.S. death toll reached 88 on Thursday after the bodies of two young boys were found in a Staten Island marsh, and the economic loss rose to an estimated $50 billion.
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Gates' Scoring Catch Breaks Bolts' TD-Less Streak

ABC News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Antonio Gates caught a 14-yard yard scoring pass from Philip Rivers on the game's opening drive to snap San Diego's streak of six straight quarters without a touchdown and the Chargers led the lowly Kansas City Chiefs 10-6 after three quarters of a ...
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Nature Votes Last

New York Times (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
A catastrophic storm has no feelings, no fury, no compassion and certainly no political position. Hurricanes may sound like bridge partners at the Boca community center - Sandy, Irene and Katrina - until they land and become monsters.
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Mayor Decides to Back Obama

Wall Street Journal - ‎20 minutes ago‎
By MICHAEL HOWARD SAUL. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is endorsing President Barack Obama for re-election, citing his positions on climate change, abortion and marriage equality as major factors in his decision.
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Fuel truck crash into flyover kills at least 23 people

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
At least 23 people were killed when a fuel truck crashed into a flyover in the Saudi capital Riyadh, triggering an explosion that brought down an industrial building and set fire to nearby vehicles.
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Video Is Said to Show Syrian Rebels Executing Prisoners

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
A new video from the Syria conflict that circulated via the Internet on Thursday showed antigovernment fighters armed with rifles kicking and summarily executing a group of prisoners, apparently soldiers or militiamen, in what human rights activists called ...
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Obama is good for Israel

Haaretz - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Obama is good for Israel. The outcome of the elections will be determined by the voters' decision as to which of the two candidates is good for America.
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Penn State tires of more negative publicity

Philadelphia Inquirer - ‎28 minutes ago‎
First Jerry Sandusky was arrested, tried, and sent to prison for child sexual abuse. Now former university president Graham B. Spanier is charged with covering up Sandusky's misdeeds.
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Ex-Red Sox Star Accused of Fraud in Rhode Island

New York Times - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The state's economic development agency sued Curt Schilling, a former Red Sox pitcher, and some of its former officials on Thursday, saying they misled the state into approving a loan guarantee to Mr. Schilling's failed video game company.
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Barclays Faces New Scrutiny

DailyFinance - ‎13 minutes ago‎
There are new investigations for Barclays (NYSE: BCS) to face, even as it continues its struggle with the LIBOR-fixing scandal. The bank's third quarter results came with a scant two paragraphs noting the new investigations, and avoided all but the merest ...
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Big storm was just a fender-bender for US auto sales

Los Angeles Times
2 hours ago
Written by
Jerry Hirsch
Big storm was just a fender-bender for U.S. auto sales. Despite Sandy, 1.1 million vehicles were sold in October, a 6.9% increase.
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Romney attacks Obama on defense

Politico - ‎54 minutes ago‎
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.—The advance team could not have choreographed the fighter jet flyovers any better. Mitt Romney was about to attack President Barack Obama here Thursday night over the automatic defense cuts set to go into effect at the end of the ...
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Presidential campaigns beat a path through battleground Wisconsin

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Updated: November 1, 2012 9:14PM. WEST ALLIS, Wis. - Joe Biden. Paul Ryan. Bill Clinton. Mitt Romney. Barack Obama. And don't forget Katy Perry and Bruce Springsteen.
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In Nevada, Ryan Urges Early Voting One Day Before Deadline

ABC News (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
RENO - Paul Ryan had a direct message for Nevadans Thursday: ”Early voting doesn't end until tomorrow so don't forget that you can get out and early vote.
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IDC: Android Ships on Three-Quarters of Q3 Smartphones

PC Magazine
2 hours ago
Written by
Damon Poeter
Android Birthday Cake. It was a very happy fourth birthday for Google's Android as the mobile operating system took a 75 percent share of smartphone shipments in the third quarter of 2012, according to IDC.
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Wireless service improves in Sandy-affected areas

USA TODAY - ‎3 hours ago‎
Wireless service improves in Sandy-affected areas. Roger Yu, USA TODAYShare. Comments. About 20% of cell sites are down but connectivity is improving in the Northeast as charging phones becomes a priority.
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Apple ordered to re-write 'inaccurate' Samsung statement

BBC News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Apple has 48 hours to re-write a statement on its website relating to its design rights dispute with Samsung, UK judges have ruled.
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Judge boots case against Britney Spears' parents, conservatorship

Los Angeles Times
1 hour ago
Written by
Christie D'Zurilla
A judge on Thursday threw out libel, breach of contract and battery claims filed by former Britney Spears confidant Sam Lutfi against the singer's parents and conservators.
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Little Big Town, Church take major wins at CMAs

San Jose Mercury News - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Musical group Little Big Town, from left, Jimi Westbrook, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman and Phillip Sweet, accept the award for single of the year for "Pontoon" at the 46th Annual Country Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Thursday, Nov.
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Sandy Relief: NBCUniversal's Star-Studded Telethon

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
The devastation of Hurricane Sandy gave us a lot to digest this week. And, in response, NBCUniversal and its networks—think NBC, Bravo, CNBC, E!, G4, MSNBC, Style, Syfy and USA—are teaming up to broadcast a live one-hour telethon called "Hurricane ...
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Breaking the Two-Hour Marathon Barrier

Wall Street Journal - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Amid the continuing debate over the wisdom of proceeding with Sunday's New York City Marathon, the world's best distance runners are focused on more than just the glory of winning the race.
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A Trainer With Patience Sees Another Big Run

New York Times - ‎45 minutes ago‎
ARCADIA, Calif. - The Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott kept a watchful eye as his high-caliber older horses were walked after brisk morning gallops at Santa Anita Park.
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Lawrence: Knicks' opener won't be easy vs. LeBron

New York Daily News - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Mitch Lawrence. NY Knicks have challenge awaiting them in opener: Miami Heat, LeBron James coming to Madison Square Garden on Friday.
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Astronomers measure cosmic 'fog,' estimate space between stars

Los Angeles Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
Stars may burn out and die, but their light goes on forever. All the light ever produced by stars is still circulating through the universe, a phenomenon known as extragalactic background light or EBL.
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Mars to Earth: How to send HD video between planets

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
"It once was a small step... now it's six big wheels," exclaimed Curiosity's Twitter account after the Nasa rover landed on Mars in early August.
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Fishing Thwarts Antarctic Marine Sanctuary Idea

ABC News - ‎9 minutes ago‎
The countries that regulate fishing in the Antarctic were unable this week to agree on creating a giant marine sanctuary there. At a meeting in Australia, the United States and New Zealand were rebuffed after submitting a joint proposal to protect the Ross Sea, ...
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Meningitis Outbreak Still Growing

ABC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nine more people have been diagnosed with fungal meningitis in an outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections, health officials reported today.
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Bill Would Target Compounding Pharmacies

New York Times - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Representative Edward J. Markey, Democrat of Massachusetts, said he would introduce a bill on Friday requiring that compounding pharmacies that produce on a large scale be regulated by the Food and Drug Administration as drug manufacturers and that ...

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