More than 8.2 million households were without power in 17 states as far west as Michigan in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The storm is expected to have caused about $20 billion in damages and $10 billion to $30 billion in lost business, according to the forecasting firm IHS Global Insight
The U.S. death toll has climbed to 35, many of the victims killed by falling trees.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the power company said it could be the weekend before the lights come on for hundreds of thousands of people plunged into darkness by what was once Hurricane Sandy.
A single storm cannot be linked to global warming, scientists say. However, for more than a dozen years, climate scientists have been warning about the risk for big storms and serious flooding in New York.
Hurricane Sandy could be among the ten costliest hurricanes in U.S. history.
As Hurricane Sandy moves across the Eastern Seaboard, officials have ordered the evacuation of low-lying and coastal areas from Maryland to Connecticut and New York City. Missourian staff spoke to a variety of people in the storm's path.
Missouri Task Force 1 has been deployed. Linemen from Columbia anticipate rebuilding electrical grid in West Virginia.
The Missourian provides aggregated information on Hurricane Sandy.
Sandy, which had been previously classified as a hurricane, ripped through the East Coast on Monday leaving power outages, flooding and destruction in its path.
The first fall frost of the year for the Columbia area was recorded at Sanborn Field on Oct. 27.
Major U.S. financial markets, including the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq and CME Group in Chicago, planned a rare shutdown Monday.
A look at the impact of Hurricane Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy is expected to join up with two other weather systems to create a huge and problematic storm affecting 50 million people.
Just before its center reached land, the storm was stripped of hurricane status, but the distinction was purely technical.
When the cemetery closes, soldiers in combat uniforms guard the tomb from a small enclosure covered by a green awning known as "the box," about 20 feet away.
Multiple factors coming together at once make Hurricane Sandy a monster that is predicted to effect 60 million people over 800 square miles.
On Monday the New York Stock Exchange announced it would close stock trading for a second day Tuesday due to a Hurricane Sandy.
Here's a list of places to find up-to-the-minute reports and information regarding Hurricane Sandy as it heads toward the East Coast.
New York City announced its subways, buses and trains would stop running Sunday night because of the danger of flooding, and its 1.1 million-student school system would be closed Monday.
As Hurricane Sandy barreled north from the Caribbean — where it left nearly five dozen dead — to meet two other powerful winter storms, experts said it didn't matter how strong the storm was when it hit land.