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File photo of  former American boxer and justice campaigner Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter. (credit: Michael Bradley/Getty Images)

Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies At 76

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76.

04/20/2014

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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

Satellite image provided by NASA of Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NOAA Trims Forecast for Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season

This Atlantic hurricane season may not be quite as busy as federal forecasters once thought, but they still warn of an unusually active and potentially dangerous few months to come.

08/08/2013

File photo of hurricane image from space. (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

First Tropical Storm of the Season, Andrea, Forms

Forecasters say the first named storm of Atlantic season, Tropical Storm Andrea, has formed over the Gulf of Mexico.

06/05/2013

President Barack Obama is thanking workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency for doing their jobs under "less than optimal circumstances" during the government shutdown. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Views Sandy Recovery In Aerial Tour Of NYC

President Barack Obama got his first look Thursday at the devastation that Superstorm Sandy waged on New York City, with a helicopter tour above flood-ravaged and burned-out sections of Queens and Staten Island.

11/15/2012

AVALON, NJ - OCTOBER 30:  Heavy surf caused by Hurricane Sandy buckles Ocean Ave on October 30, 2012 in Avalon, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Amid Political Storm, Obama To View Sandy Recovery

In the midst of a political tempest that has engulfed his former CIA director and his top military commander in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama is traveling to New York City to view recovery efforts from the massive East Coast storm Sandy.

11/15/2012

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Sandy, Careful Consumers Lower US Retail Sales

Superstorm Sandy combined with cautious consumers to lower retail sales in October and raise concerns about weaker economic growth and a tepid holiday shopping season.

11/14/2012

File photo of the White House decorated for a past Halloween. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

White House Cancels Annual Halloween Celebration After Sandy

There’s no trick-or-treating at the White House this Halloween.

10/31/2012

File photo of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney (L) and President Barack Obama (R). (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney, Obama, Talk Of Sandy Week Before Election

Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney edged back into active campaigning on Tuesday while President Barack Obama stayed close to the White House, rival candidates calibrating their responses to superstorm Sandy and the misery it inflicted on millions.

10/30/2012

Hurricane Sandy claimed 11 lives as it tore across Cuba Thursday, leaving a path of destruction in the eastern part of the island, officials in Havana said. (Credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Hybrid of Sandy, Winter Storm Threatens East Coast

Much of the U.S. East Coast has a good chance of getting blasted by gale-force winds, flooding, heavy rain and maybe even snow early next week by an unusual hybrid of hurricane and winter storm, federal and private forecasters say.

10/25/2012