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Sandy lifts already strong US auto sales

A better economy and extra demand after Superstorm Sandy has lifted US auto sales in November.

Events fail to stir a teflon Zuma

While Zuma is content to snack on the surface of the food chain, oblivious to growing scandal, his future second in command could be our saviour.

Disappointed NYC marathoners run in aid of Sandy victims

Hundreds of runners have channelled months of preparation into informal runs intended to benefit victims of superstorm Sandy.

Marathon cancelled as death toll and fuel shortages ravage New York

The New York Marathon has been cancelled following concerns the event will divert resources needed to amend the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy: Disgust beats denial any day

South Africans may complain often and loudly, but that is far better than Americans' paralysis, writes Sisonke Msimang.

Counting the cost of Frankenstorm Sandy

Superstorm Sandy could cost up to $45-billion in damages after it swept across the US's east coast, wreaking more havoc than storm Irene last year.

US death toll from Sandy nears 30

The death toll from Sandy has risen to 30 in the mainland US and Canada, and was expected to climb further as several people were still missing.

Superstorm causes major entertainment disruption

Hurricane Sandy didn't just halt flights, political campaigning and the stock market, it also disrupted New York's entertainment industry.

US on alert as Hurricane Sandy drenches nuclear plant

A nuclear power plant in New Jersey has declared an alert from Hurricane Sandy as water passed a minimum level but no safety concerns were reported.

Hurricane Sandy intensifies, heads towards US coast

Hurricane Sandy intensified as it roared toward the US East Coast, bringing New York, Washington and other major cities to a standstill.

Hurricane Sandy: Millions brace for impact

Millions are braced for hurricane Sandy as the gigantic storm threatens to unleash a potentially lethal storm surge along the east coast of the US.

New York on lock down for ‘Superstorm’

New York authorities have ordered subways, trains and buses to close and called for the evacuation of 375 000 people ahead of Hurricane Sandy.

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