Accessibility links

Breaking News

Hurricane Sandy Wreaks Devastation On U.S. East Coast

At least 16 people in the northeastern United States and Canada have been reported killed as a result of heavy winds and widespread flooding caused by a massive storm. Hurricane Sandy was downgraded to cyclone status shortly after hitting land near Atlantic City, New Jersey, on October 29. U.S. President Barack Obama has declared "a major disaster" exists in New Jersey and New York states, making federal funds available for residents. Nearly 6 million people across the northeast are without power. (15 PHOTOS)