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Tropical-Weather-Sandy (Will update)
Hurricane Sandy's outer bands pummeled the Eastern Coast on Monday with howling winds, torrential downpours and storm surges that authorities warned could bring devastation unlike anything anyone has seen.
US-Tropical-Weather-State-By-State (Will update)
States up and down the East Coast are bearing the early brunt of Hurricane Sandy, which started to turn toward the United States on Monday. The Category 1 hurricane's center is expected to hit land tonight. Here's a look at how coastal states are dealing with the storm:
US-Sandy-Bounty-Ship (Will update)
Three people washed off their crippled ship and engulfed by Atlantic waters roiled by Hurricane Sandy scrambled for help on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said, but only one of them made it to safety. Another was found dead, and the captain remains missing.
New-York-Crane-Collapse (Will update)
A crane atop a luxury Manhattan skyscraper under construction partly collapsed Monday, leaving its arm precariously perched and hanging over West 57th Street.
Planes, trains and other forms of transportation ground to a halt Monday as Hurricane Sandy made her presence known. And she's unlikely to relent any time soon. Much of Tuesday's air and rail service has already been canceled, and more than 10 million public transit commuters are without service. Here's what to expect in New York, Washington, Philadelphia, on the railways and in the sky:
Syria-Civil-War (Will update as merits)
Reeling from his doomed cease-fire plan that disintegrated in hours, international envoy Lakhdar Brahimi met Monday with Russia's foreign minister on what to do about the Syrian civil war. But no easy answer emerged.
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Syrian rebels and a Kurdish militia appear to be negotiating a cease-fire after clashes in the battle-scarred northern city of Aleppo on Saturday left at least 21 fighters dead and more than 100 people kidnapped.
Pakistani police say they suspect two boys of nearly killing a Pakistani teenage girl internationally famous for campaigning for girls' education.
A Sunni extremist group with links to al Qaeda is claiming responsibility for a series of bombs that exploded in Iraq over the weekend.
On a day marking the 89th anniversary of the founding of Turkey, a country that has marketed itself as a stable, prosperous and democratic role model for the Muslim world, riot police clashed with defiant opposition groups, firing water cannons at a patriotic rally in the capital.