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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • Frank talk: Novelist Richard Ford brings back his most enduring character

    Does the laconic and introspective Frank Bascombe have anything more to say? Is there any juice left in the character who has served as the alter ego for author Richard Ford in three novels or are creator (age 70) and creation (age 68) spent? Ford had...
  • Sea level rise threatening Kennedy Space Center

    Sea level rise threatening Kennedy Space Center
    Rising seas and pounding waves driven by climate change are chipping away at the coast near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, threatening launch pads and future operations, scientists said on Friday. "There's reason to be nervous now because the...
  • Scarlett Johansson is married! Hush-hush wedding happened in Montana

    Scarlett Johansson is married! Hush-hush wedding happened in Montana
    Scarlett Johansson has reportedly been Mrs. Romain Dauriac for more than a month now. "The Avengers" star secretly married the French journalist in Philipsburg, Mont., on Oct. 1, according to People, which cited a clerk for Montana's Granite County....
  • Hurricanes might be shifting north, sparing Florida

    Hurricanes might be shifting north, sparing Florida
    After decades of being battered, it's possible hurricanes are starting to veer away from Florida, experts say. Of the 61 hurricanes that have formed in the past nine years, 37 have aimed north in the Atlantic toward such places as Canada, the...
  • N.J. lottery misses revenue target under private manager

    TRENTON, N.J. — Three months after Illinois declared the first privately run state lottery a failure, New Jersey's similar experiment is faltering, endangering a program that supports schools and the disabled. Northstar New Jersey Lottery Group's...
  • New AmeriCorps campus opens in Baltimore

    New AmeriCorps campus opens in Baltimore
    The newly renovated AmeriCorps campus officially opened Monday in Southeast Baltimore as a training site for members who will be deployed to disaster areas and sent to help in schools and parks. The Atlantic Region Campus, which is in the former...
  • Bike trail repairs will prove costly

    Bike trail repairs will prove costly
    Repairs to Chicago's lakefront trail are expected to cost the city "a few hundred thousand dollars" after strong winds and towering waves wrought havoc along Lake Michigan on Friday, according a Chicago Park District official. Cyclists and pedestrians...
  • Weather pattern to keep us cool, but not freezing

    Weather pattern to keep us cool, but not freezing
    South Florida likely won't shiver through many bouts of freezing weather this winter – because a "progressive" pattern is in place, the National Weather Service said. "We can still get freezes, especially in the usual areas around Lake Okeechobee,...
  • Weather pattern keeps Central Florida on warm side

    Weather pattern keeps Central Florida on warm side
    Central Florida likely will see fewer arctic blasts than normal this winter – because a "progressive" pattern is in place, the National Weather Service said. "The arctic air masses don't really have a chance to penetrate south into our area," said...
  • Chris Christie's style colors presidential prospects

    BOCA RATON, Fla. Suddenly, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is a Republican miracle worker. For the moment, the Republican establishment is looking past his temper, the George Washington Bridge scandal, his state's budget problems and the uneasy feeling...
  • Special Report: Why metro Houston fears the next big storm

    By Duff Wilson, Ryan McNeill and Deborah J. Nelson GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - When Hurricane Ike hit this city on the Gulf of Mexico, William Merrell found himself trapped in a second-floor apartment as storm waters coursed eight feet deep through...