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  • Insurers Brace for Damage from Sandy     Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    Discussing the impact on insurance companies, with Josh Stirling, Bernstein analyst.

  • NYC Subways Closed     Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn has the latest on flooding and transportation in New York City, and an update on whether the markets will open on Wednesday, with CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Long Island Assessing Sandy's Damage     Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 11:58 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports restoring power is one of the main challenges for many families in and around the New York City area. Some 90 percent of the residents of Long Island are without power.

  • Tilman Fertitta, Chairman & CEO of Landry's Restaurants, discusses the damage left by Hurricane Sandy and whether Atlantic City will be able to rebuild and bring back tourist.

  • Former NJ Gov. Whitman on Climate Change     Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 11:42 AM ET

    Former Gov. Christine Todd Whitman, explains why there are some places in the Garden State that should not be built on, and weighs in on changing weather patterns.

  • Major Airlines Grounded & Travelers Stranded     Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 10:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman has the update on the super storm's damage, and a look at the latest travel conditions, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Hurricane Sparks Massive Fire     Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 10:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports Hurricane Sandy caused a transformer explosion, and sparked a massive fire in Queens that destroyed 50 homes.

  • Powering Up New Jersey After the Storm     Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 8:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the update on widespread power outages.

  • Crane Collapses in New York City     Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 8:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank has the update on a crane that collapsed at what is slated to be Manhattan's tallest condo skyscraper.

  • Super Storm Sandy Hits Long Island Hard     Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 8:24 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Shactman reports the update on damage in the wake of the hurricane.

  • Markets Remain Closed Today     Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 6:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Combs has the update on the markets today, as stock exchanges remain closed for the second day, after Monday's big storm slammed the East Coast.

  • CNBC Reports Krim Family Tragedy     Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 9:56 AM ET

    Kevin Krim, a member of the CNBC family has suffered an incomprehensible loss. In a statement to staff members, CNBC President Mark Hoffman said, "There are no words to convey the magnitude of this tragedy." CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports.

  • Statement on Krim Family Tragedy     Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 6:54 AM ET

    A member of the CNBC family has suffered an unimaginable loss. Our thoughts, prayers and unwavering support are with them all.

  • 71 Shot in Colorado Movie Theater     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports on the latest details of the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado; and former Colorado Governor Bill Owens (R), and Former Miami Police Chief John Timoney, provide perspective. "This is starting to happen in the U.S. with some kind of regularity, and it's disturbing," says Timoney.

  • Aurora Police Chief Answers Questions     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 1:47 PM ET

    Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates answers questions regarding the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

  • Aurora Police News Conference on Shooting     Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | 1:47 PM ET

    Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO), addresses last night's movie theater shooting killing 12 people, and injuring 50. "Our hearts are broken as we think about the families and friends of the victims of this senseless tragedy," says Hickenlooper. Aurora Co-Mayor Steven Hogan; Dan Oates, Aurora Police Chief; Carol Chambers Arapahoe County District Attorney; and Jim Yacone, FBI Special Agent, also comment on the crisis and details of the suspect.

  • CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on movie theaters across the nation stepping up security since news of the Colorado shooting.

  • Some of Joplin's Missing Turn Up Safe, Alive Friday, 27 May 2011 | 8:51 AM ET
    Residents walking down street after a tornado in Joplin, Missouri.

    As emergency workers in Joplin searched Thursday for more than 230 people listed as missing after a tornado tore through the city, one was sitting on a wooden chair outside the wreckage of her home, cuddling her cat.

  • Scenes From The 2011 Tornadoes Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 3:49 PM ET
    2011 has been a tough year for US residents in areas affected by tornadoes. Most recently, Joplin, Missouri was hit by a massive tornado that is thought to be the deadliest in 60 years. Earlier in the year, dozens of massive tornadoes tore a town-flattening streak across the Southeastern U.S., killing at least 250 people in six states and forcing rescuers to carry some survivors out on makeshift stretchers of splintered debris. Although the economic losses are not yet clear, the devastation caus

    2011 has been a difficult year for those in the South and Midwest United States. Following are a collection of images that show the destruction created from the tornadoes this year.

  • Wearing a neck brace as a result of the plane crash he survived in the Alaskan wilderness two months ago, Shaun O’Keefe, EADS North America CEO, told CNBC Friday that  he continues to fly because it’s generally safe—safer than traveling in a car.