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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Hurricane Sandy won't stop 'The Heiress' from opening on time

    Hurricane Sandy won't stop 'The Heiress' from opening on time
    The new Broadway revival of "The Heiress," with Jessica Chastain and "Downton Abbey" star Dan Stevens, has the bad luck of opening the same week as Hurricane Sandy's big debut. But despite a canceled preview performance, the production will still open...
  • Will Obama and Romney see climate change in Hurricane Sandy?

    Will Obama and Romney see climate change in Hurricane Sandy?
    Hurricane Sandy's devastating intrusion into the final days of the presidential race would have at least one positive result if it inspired President Obama and Mitt Romney to finally address a huge issue they have ignored throughout the long campaign:...
  • Chris Christie and Hurricane Sandy give Obama a timely boost

    Chris Christie and Hurricane Sandy give Obama a timely boost
    On his Comedy Central show Wednesday night, Stephen Colbert charged that hurricanes have a liberal bias -- and who can disagree? Katrina sank President George W. Bush, Isaac knocked a day off the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., and now...
  • National Hurricane Center warns of Tropical Storm Isaac surge

    National Hurricane Center warns of Tropical Storm Isaac surge
    Tropical Storm Isaac, expected to make landfall Tuesday, could bring powerful winds, heavy rain and a storm surge of 6 to 12 feet, forecasters predict. Michael Lowry, a meteorologist with the storm surge group at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, ...
  • The funky beat of musical New Orleans

    The funky beat of musical New Orleans
    NEW ORLEANS — The cab careened past Washington Square and onto Frenchmen Street. It was close to 10 p.m., and the neighborhood was filled with locals adorned with tattoos, piercings and lots of ragged black accessories. "The cab drivers call this...
  • Kathie Lee Gifford talks 'Scandalous' flop, citing Hurricane Sandy

    Kathie Lee Gifford talks 'Scandalous' flop, citing Hurricane Sandy
    Kathie Lee Gifford made a lot of money in the '80s as the spokeswoman for Carnival Cruise Lines, singing the lyrics "In the morning, in the evening, ain't we got fun?" on TV commercials. But Gifford's well-honed promotional skills proved ineffective for...
  • A worthy cause: Defiance Literary Benefit to Rebuild Red Hook

    A worthy cause: Defiance Literary Benefit to Rebuild Red Hook
    The blankets, coats and diapers are all answers to a looming question: What can I do to help victims of Hurricane Sandy? And now there's another, literary solution: the Defiance Literary Benefit to Rebuild Red Hook. Red Hook, a relatively isolated New...
  • Herman Leonard dies at 87; photographer chronicled mid-century jazz scene

    Herman Leonard dies at 87; photographer chronicled mid-century jazz scene
    Herman Leonard, a photographer best known for his iconic images of such jazz greats as Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington and Miles Davis, has died. He was 87. Leonard died Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a family spokeswoman said. No...
  • Alexander 'Hurricane' Higgins dies at 61; two-time world snooker champion

    Alexander 'Hurricane' Higgins dies at 61; two-time world snooker champion
    Alex "Hurricane" Higgins, a two-time world champion of the billiards sport known as snooker who galvanized the game with his wild antics and quick play, was found dead Saturday at his home in Belfast, Ireland. He was 61. Despite being diagnosed with...
  • Preparing for a zombie apocalypse? The CDC weighs in

    Preparing for a zombie apocalypse? The CDC weighs in
    Preparing for disasters has always been part of the mission of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from hurricanes to flu pandemics. It was only a matter of time, then, before they decided to weigh in on another calamity of great concern to...
  • Bering Sea storm is as powerful as Category 3 hurricane

     
    Arctic storm sweeping in off the Bering Sea the equivalent of a Category 3 hurricane, authorities say...