Sandy leaves Bahamas after killing 43 in Caribbean

Hurricane Sandy spun away from the Bahamas late Friday after causing 43 deaths across the Caribbean, churning northward toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to join with winter weather fronts to create a super storm.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 11:28pm EDT

Megastorm scrubs Romney, Biden rallies in Va.

Two weekend rallies in Virginia's close presidential race have been canceled and others will likely fall victim to Hurricane Sandy, the mega-storm predicted to cause extensive damage in this electoral battleground a week before Election Day.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 10:18pm EDT

Storm preparations: Checking the sump pump

With thoughts of rising water at the forefront of many minds, checking basement sump pumps may help prepare homeowners to deal with flooded homes.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 10:03pm EDT

Alexandria residents stock up on supplies before Sandy

Friday - 10/26/2012, 08:06pm EDT

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg in Md. as storm prep continues

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in Maryland to support same-sex marriage, ended up discussing preparations for Hurricane Sandy.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:05pm EDT

Mid-Atlantic braces for extended power outages

Mid-Atlantic electric utilities, facing the threat of a direct hit from Hurricane Sandy, reached across North America on Friday to secure extra help in restoring power that they said could be out for more than a week because of prolonged high winds and torrential rain.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:04pm EDT

State of emergency declared in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell declared a state of emergency Friday in preparation for an anticipated super-storm that officials said will begin to be felt in much of the state on Saturday.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:00pm EDT

Mayor: D.C. is taking every step possible before storm

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray

Friday - 10/26/2012, 07:00pm EDT

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Potential impact of Hurricane Sandy

Dennis Feltgen, National Hurricane Center

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:52pm EDT

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D.C. mayor declares state of emergency

Mayor Vincent Gray has declared a state of emergency in Washington in anticipation of the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:32pm EDT

Navy to move ships out of storm's path

The U.S. military will be moving ships from the Norfolk Naval Station region in Virginia out to sea to get out of the path of Hurricane Sandy.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:14pm EDT

Anne Arundel County to have storm TV channel

For the first time, Anne Arundel County residents will have access to a live cable television channel that will provide information about response to Hurricane Sandy.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:14pm EDT

Baltimore offering free sandbags to residents

Baltimore is providing free sand and sandbags for businesses and residents in flood-prone areas.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:12pm EDT

Storm could upend presidential campaign travel plans

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney's meticulously arranged travel schedules could be upended in the last full week before Election Day by a super storm barreling toward some battleground states.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:11pm EDT

Massive power outages expected in D.C. area

A storm of heavy rain and wind may knock out electricity to hundreds of thousands of customers in the D.C. region.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 05:08pm EDT

Comparing Hurricane Sandy to the 'Perfect Storm'

David Biello, energy and environment editor, Scientific American

Friday - 10/26/2012, 04:46pm EDT

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How to protect your windows from the storm (VIDEO)

Hurricane Sandy's arrival to the Washington-area is expected to be accompanied by high winds that could cause damage to homes.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 03:58pm EDT

U.S. Fleet orders Va.-based ships out to sea

The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces in Norfolk is ordering ships in Virginia's Hampton Roads area out to sea ahead of Hurricane Sandy's expected path along the coast.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 03:34pm EDT

Metro taking steps to keep buses, trains running

The D.C. transit system is urging travelers to sign up for email and text alerts to keep tabs on changes to bus and train schedules because of the approaching storm.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 03:10pm EDT

Assateague Island to be closed before hurricane

Officials are closing Assateague Island National Seashore and Assateague State Park before Hurricane Sandy hits.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 03:08pm EDT
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