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Sandy slams Mass., hundreds of thousands lose power

Waves crashed over homes on Turner Road in Scituate on Monday. Even though the landfall was in New Jersey, Massachusetts took a pounding from one of the biggest storms in history.

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One of the largest storms ever to hit the East Coast pummeled Massachusetts on Monday with punishing winds and dangerously high seas.

Poll shows Warren, Brown deadlocked with week to go

A new Boston Globe poll shows that the race between Senator Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren is essentially tied.

Sandy shakes up presidential campaign strategies

The hurricane prompted President Obama and Mitt Romney to cancel rallies and raised questions about the effect of the storm on voting.

US Route 30, a major approach to Atlantic City, was covered with water from Absecon Bay on Monday because of Hurricane Sandy’s approach.

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Hurricane’s wide reach causes havoc for millions

Sandy battered the Atlantic Coast, knocking down power lines and leaving hundreds of thousands of people — including a large swath of Manhattan — in the dark.