Sandy

  • Watch: Fireworks at the Statue of Liberty as US celebrates Independence Day July 5, 2013

    The Statue of Liberty reopened on July 4, eight months after Superstorm Sandy shuttered the national symbol of freedom, as Americans around the country celebrated with fireworks and parades its Independence Day. ...
  • Connecticut shootout: Students return to Newton school January 3, 2013

    Connecticut: Students will return to classes at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Thursday after a month since the deadly massacre left 26 dead at the Newton, Connecticut school. Dozens of people have worked tirelessly over the holidays to bring the school back to normality. ...
  • Connecticut school shooting: Fourth-grader recounts horror December 16, 2012

    Authorities in Connecticut say they have now identified all 26 people killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Hurricane Sandy November 4, 2012

    In this week's episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha also talks about US elections, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. ...
  • US Presidential election: New Romney ads mock Obama November 2, 2012

    It appears the political truce is over. After dialing back his criticisms of President Barack Obama during superstorm Sandy, Republican candidate Mitt Romney is back on the attack. On Thursday, Romney turned battleground Virginia into a battlefield. Taking on the supporters of the President, Romney said, "I know that the Obama folks...
  • US Presidential election: Will win on November 6, says Mitt Romney November 2, 2012

    US President Barack Obama got back to his election campaign on Thursday after spending three days away from poll-related activities to focus on the devastating storm Sandy and its aftermath. Obama had suspended his election campaign on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in view of the superstorm that devastated the country's Eastern...
  • Race for White House: Follow the US elections with CNN-IBN November 2, 2012

    Follow the detailed coverage of US elections with ground reports, expert opinions and analysis on CNN-IBN. ...
  • World View: Will hurricane Sandy impact the US elections? November 3, 2012

    This week on World View, we track the US elections, who is ahead in the race for the White house and will hurricane Sandy impact the US elections? ...
  • Superstorm Sandy: 4.8 million Americans still without power November 2, 2012

    Many New Yorkers have been without electricity since Monday as the US braced for superstorm Sandy. While power has been restored in 3.2 million homes, 4.8 homes still remain without power. Meanwhile, the US Presidential campaigns are in full swing. ...
  • Superstorm Sandy destroys iconic installations in New Jersey November 2, 2012

    Several iconic installations in New Jersey have been destroyed by superstorm Sandy which hit the US on Monday night. ...
  • US Presidential election: Obama, Romney spend $ 6 bn on key states November 2, 2012

    As the US struggles to cope with the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, it's back to the campaign trail for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. The duo have been on the campaign trail in battleground states like Ohio that was not by the storm. ...
  • Superstorm Sandy: 4 days on, US struggles to recover November 2, 2012

    In the US, 88 people have died due to superstorm Sandy and nine states still remain badly hit. The Metropolitan Transit Authority says nine of 23 subway lines are still not running. Much of Manhattan remains in the dark. ...
  • Superstorm Sandy: US limps back to normalcy November 1, 2012

    The US is returning to normalcy after being hit by superstorm Sandy. While power has been restored in two million homes, six million others are still struggling with a blackout for the third day in a row. ...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Subways remain flooded November 1, 2012

    The US, specially people in New York are having a hard time reaching office. With subways still flooded after the superstorm Sandy hit the country, the traffic on roads has increased with more people taking taxis. ...
  • Hafiz Saeed offers aid, US calls offer 'hollow' November 1, 2012

    The US on Wednesday dismissed as "hollow" the offer of humanitarian aid for superstorm victims from JuD chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, the 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind and for whom the US has offered a bounty of $10 million. "As you all well know, Saeed is believed to be behind organising...
  • US still coming to terms with damage caused by Sandy October 31, 2012

    Over 40 people have been killed and millions are facing the brunt of the massive storm in America. Authorities are saying that it will take at least four to five days for things to turn normal. ...
  • Sandy expected to cause a huge financial loss to the US October 31, 2012

    With the US stock exchanges remaining closed for two days – Monday and Tuesday and people claiming insurance for their properties, America is set to face a heavy loss due to superstorm Sandy. This was for the first time in 27 years that the New York Stock Exchange was shut...
  • Aftermath of Sandy to be felt for a few more days in New York October 31, 2012

    As the superstorm Sandy hit the US, millions of people are left reeling in the aftermath of the whipping winds and heavy rains in the country. New York City and many parts of the eastern United States are struggling with flooding and extensive power outages. Authorities say it will take...
  • News 360: Hurricane Sandy batters the US East Coast October 30, 2012

    President Barack Obama has declared a federal disaster area in New York City, Long Island and eight counties in New Jersey. ...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Obama, Romney cancel rallies October 30, 2012

    Superstorm Sandy has put in limbo the US Presidential campaign. Both contenders, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have cancelled their election rallies. Obama called off a tour of key states Florida and Ohio. He's at the White House overseeing his government's response to the emergency. ...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Indian student narrates experience October 30, 2012

    Indian-American student Abhik Saha in Maryland spoke to CNN-IBN and narrated his experience as superstorm Sandy hit the US East Coast. Eleven people are dead in New York and three other states, while over 50 million people are said to be affected. Over 12,000 flights have been cancelled. ...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Cold storms could lead to snowfall in W Virginia October 30, 2012

    Superstorm Sandy has left 11 people dead in New York and three other states. Reports say the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant, on the New Jersey coast has been put on alert due to high sea levels caused by storm. There have been more than 12,000 flight cancellations as Superstorm Sandy hit...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Economic losses could amount to $ 20 bn October 30, 2012

    Superstorm Sandy has left 11 people dead in New York and three other states. Reports say the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant, on the New Jersey coast has been put on alert due to high sea levels caused by storm. There have been more than 12,000 flight cancellations so far. ...
  • Hurricane Sandy: Tracking the superstorm October 29, 2012

    Millions of Americans over a 700-mile stretch across eight states up and down the East Coast prepared to meet the onslaught of approaching Hurricane Sandy and its potentially devastating impact. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in the national capital as also Maryland, Massachusetts and New York as he...
  • Watch: US braces for Hurricane Sandy October 29, 2012

    The US is bracing for Hurricane Sandy. People all along the Eastern Seaboard are making all possible arrangements to keep them out of harm's way. The Category One storm is churning off the coast of North Carolina, packing maximum sustained winds of 75-miles-per-hour. Forecasters fear it could collide with a cold front...
  • Hurricane Sandy serious, says Barack Obama October 29, 2012

    The projected storm surge from Hurricane Sandy is a "worst case scenario" with devastating waves and tides predicted for the highly populated New York City metro area, government forecasters said Sunday. The more they observe it, the more the experts worry about the water - which usually kills and does more...
  • Hurricane Sandy ravages historic city of Santiago de Cuba October 29, 2012

    The US is bracing for Hurricane Sandy which is set to hit its east coast either later on Monday or on Tuesday morning. It has already unleashed its wrath on Central America and the Caribbean. At least 60 deaths have been reported in the Caribbean. ...
  • Hurricane Sandy: US shuts early voting camps on east coast October 29, 2012

    US Presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have had to postpone their plans due to Hurricane Sandy. Their campaign plans can change depending on the gravity of the tragedy as it will make campaigning difficult. Meanwhile, early voting camps have been shut as a precaution on the US east coast. ...