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By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
President Barack Obama and rival Mitt Romney are both carefully navigating a path through disaster politics.
Both want to show their main focus isn't on the election just a week away but on relief and cleanup from one of the worst-ever storms to slam the East
By TED ANTHONYAP National Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The most devastating storm in decades to hit the country's most densely populated region upended man and nature as it rolled back the clock on 21st-century lives, cutting off modern communication and leaving millions without power Tuesday
By KRISTEN WYATT and NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Crista Laughlin was a mile high and dry, but Superstorm Sandy still kept the 40-year-old Obama campaign volunteer from walking precincts or working the phones.
Instead, she was huddled inside her suburban Denver home, watching
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Suddenly, after drifting through months of confusing finger-pointing and iffy economic theory, the presidential candidates are getting walloped by an all-too-tangible October surprise. Superstorm Sandy is a real-world, gut-level test.
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Tuesday:
1. SANDY COMES ASHORE, A HURRICANE NO LONGER
Now a "post-tropical" hybrid storm, Sandy came ashore along the New Jersey coastline at about 8 p.m. with gusts of more
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's central bank expanded a government bond-buying program Tuesday, vowing to spur growth as it further downgraded the country's economic outlook following declines in industrial output and household spending in September.
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
The "October Surprise" turned out to be a monster storm that is forcing President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney to overhaul campaign plans.
The political calculus for Hurricane Sandy is a delicate balancing act for both.
Obama, who returned to Washington
By STEVE PEOPLESAssociated Press
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - Mitt Romney juggled politics and Hurricane Sandy's fury on Monday as he tweaked his campaign schedule and political rhetoric eight days before most voters head to the polls.
In two campaign stops in two states, the Republican
By MARTHA IRVINEAP National Writer
CHICAGO (AP) - When was the last time you were alone, and unwired? Really, truly by yourself. Just you and your thoughts - no cellphone, no tablet, no laptop.
Many of us crave that kind of solitude, though in an increasingly wired world, it's a rare