hurricane sandy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22771/all en Chatter: Hurricane Sandy shuts down US East Coast http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-hurricane-sandy-shuts-down-us-east-coast Batten down the hatches, eastern seaboard - there's a super-storm a-coming, nobody's pretending Syria's under ceasefire any more, and Paul McCartney wishes everyone would stop blaming Yoko Ono.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-hurricane-sandy-shuts-down-us-east-coast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane sandy Chatter United States Mon, 29 Oct 2012 12:32:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5724256 at http://www.globalpost.com Timeline: Tracking Hurricane Sandy's fury http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/timeline-tracking-hurricane-sandys-fury Hurricane Sandy's devastating force so far.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/timeline-tracking-hurricane-sandys-fury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane sandy Americas United States Mon, 29 Oct 2012 14:31:00 +0000 Ellen Connolly 5724263 at http://www.globalpost.com Full coverage: Hurricane Sandy http://www.globalpost.com/series/full-coverage-hurricane-sandy Floods, fires, power outages and a crane dangling over Manhattan. GlobalPost brings you the latest from Superstorm Sandy. hurricane sandy Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5724277 at http://www.globalpost.com Hurricane Sandy closes US stock markets through Tuesday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/hurricane-sandy-closes-us-stock-markets The US stock and options markets were closed on Monday and Tuesday as the Eastern seaboard braced for what could be collossal impact of the much-anticipated Hurricane Sandy.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/hurricane-sandy-closes-us-stock-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane sandy Business United States Mon, 29 Oct 2012 15:40:00 +0000 Lizzy Tomei 5724279 at http://www.globalpost.com Economic impact of Hurricane Sandy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/economic-impact-hurricane-sandy <p>Hurricane Sandy will have a devastating impact on life and property. However, gauging its ultimate impact on an economy-still struggling to overcome the Great Recession but with substantial resources to overcome adversity-is far more complex than merely adding up insurance payouts and uninsured losses.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/economic-impact-hurricane-sandy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane sandy Global Economy Science United States Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:47:17 +0000 Peter Morici, CNBC 5724281 at http://www.globalpost.com Hurricane Sandy memes take internet by storm http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/hurricane-sandy-memes-hit-internet Hurricane Sandy is not only making waves on the East Coast, it's also making waves on the internet. hurricane sandy United States Mon, 29 Oct 2012 15:34:00 +0000 Stacey Leasca 5724283 at http://www.globalpost.com Sandy leaves 8.3 million without power (LIVE BLOG) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/121029/hurricane-sandy-gains-strength-live-blog After making landfall in New Jersey at 8 p.m. on Monday night, Superstorm Sandy continues to leave damp destruction. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/121029/hurricane-sandy-gains-strength-live-blog" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane sandy Americas United States Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:21:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani, Lizzy Tomei and Mariya Karimjee 5724286 at http://www.globalpost.com Here's why Hurricane Sandy is such a monster storm http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/hurricane-sandy-five-reasons <p>Hurricane Sandy is moving very slowly toward the north-northeast and is expected to continue its current path parallel to the Carolinas over the weekend, forecasters say. At some point, it&#39;s expected to become what&#39;s known as an extratropical storm. Unlike a tropical system like a hurricane, which gets its power from warm ocean waters, extratropical systems are driven by temperature contrasts in the atmosphere.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/hurricane-sandy-five-reasons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane sandy Science United States Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:40:48 +0000 CNBC 5724287 at http://www.globalpost.com Hurricane Sandy could impact US presidential election http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/hurricane-sandy-impact-us-presidential-election Obama has cleared his schedule of campaign events today and Tuesday, dispatching Vice President Joe Biden to fill in for him at a Youngstown, Ohio, rally with former President Bill Clinton today, according to CBS News. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/hurricane-sandy-impact-us-presidential-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane sandy Elections United States Mon, 29 Oct 2012 15:58:00 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5724289 at http://www.globalpost.com Hurricane Sandy (PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5724299 hurricane sandy Americas United States Mon, 29 Oct 2012 16:36:00 +0000 News Desk 5724299 at http://www.globalpost.com Hurricane Sandy: Guards keep watch at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/hurricane-sandy-guards-keep-watch-at-tomb-the-un The New York City subway has shut down, the stock exchange is closed, and millions of Americans have evacuated their homes or are inside bracing for the worst of Hurricane Sandy. But soldiers are still keeping vigil by the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, Va.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/hurricane-sandy-guards-keep-watch-at-tomb-the-un" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane sandy Military United States Mon, 29 Oct 2012 17:54:00 +0000 Lizzy Tomei 5724306 at http://www.globalpost.com Partial crane collapse reported in NYC (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/partial-crane-collapse-reported-nyc High winds from Hurricane Sandy caused part of a high-rise construction crane to collapse in New York City.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/partial-crane-collapse-reported-nyc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane sandy United States Mon, 29 Oct 2012 19:42:00 +0000 Sarah Wolfe 5724328 at http://www.globalpost.com Instapets: Animals weather Hurricane Sandy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/Instagram-animals-weathering-Hurricane-Sandy%20 Humans aren't the only ones stuck inside all day due to Hurricane Sandy. Creatures big and small have to weather the storm from Miami to Maine with their owners. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/121029/Instagram-animals-weathering-Hurricane-Sandy%20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane sandy United States Mon, 29 Oct 2012 20:08:00 +0000 Stacey Leasca 5724338 at http://www.globalpost.com Cuba's Santiago without power, water after Hurricane Sandy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/121029/hurricane-sandy-cubas-2nd-city-without-power-water Cubans in Santiago, the country's second-largest city, had no power or running water four days after Hurricane Sandy made landfall.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/121029/hurricane-sandy-cubas-2nd-city-without-power-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane sandy Cuba Mon, 29 Oct 2012 23:54:29 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5724369 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Shirtless Horse Man' goes viral in Hurricane Sandy photobomb (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/shirtless-horse-man-photo-bombs-hurricane-sandy-live-shot Hurricane Sandy, meet your "binders full of women."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/shirtless-horse-man-photo-bombs-hurricane-sandy-live-shot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> hurricane sandy United States Weird Wide Web Tue, 30 Oct 2012 01:22:00 +0000 Sarah Wolfe 5724374 at http://www.globalpost.com