Climate change is one of those important topics that has remained under the radar this election cycle.
Without a doubt, Superstorm Sandy has brought it back to the spotlight. That's evident when New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo linked Sandy to global warming.
Originally published on Thu November 1, 2012 10:40 am
Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly just announced that former Penn State President Graham Spanier has been charged in connection with the child sex abuse scandal that has rocked the university.
According to Onward State, an online news outlet covering Penn State, Spanier is facing eight charges ranging from perjury to endangering welfare of children to conspiracy.
Originally published on Thu November 1, 2012 3:57 pm
NPR's librarians are helping us keep track of two sobering statistics about Superstorm Sandy:
As of 6 p.m. ET:
-- According to NPR's count, the death toll remains at 91. The AP count has now moved up to 90.
New York City alone is reporting 37 deaths. New Jersey reported 12 and Maryland 11.
By at least one measure, in October consumers were the most confident they've been since February 2008, the private Conference Board reports.
Originally published on Thu November 1, 2012 10:23 am