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Sandy-hit areas sputter back to life amid destruction, heartache

At every turn, there are signs that storm-ravaged cities along the East Coast are sputtering back to life despite numerous challenges.

Fewer fans line up for iPad Mini

The iPad Mini made its global sales debut in several Asian markets Friday, but the lines of fans were much smaller than previous Apple debuts.

USS Enterprise sailing off to history's scrap heap

The USS Enterprise is the nation's oldest active duty warship, the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and a history-making symbol of America's naval might for half a century.

Obama highlights Powell endorsement in new ad

President Barack Obama's campaign touts the endorsement of former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a Republican, in new television and radio ads released Wednesday and Thursday.

Several injured at USC Halloween party shooting

A Halloween party erupted in gunfire that left several people wounded at the University of Southern California at Los Angeles, campus officials said.

States pick up the pieces as Sandy dies out

Weather officials refer to Sandy as "remnants," and by Thursday, these had stopped producing significant warnings. But as Sandy finally dies out, the tragedy has only begun for some.

Sandy cleanup will cost towns millions

After largely escaping the wrath of Irene last year, coastal towns got walloped by Sandy this week.

Apple stock falls on exec shakeup, iPad mini reviews

Shares of Apple slipped below $600 on Wednesday, on the first trading day following a major executive shakeup.

Transit systems struggling to restart after Hurricane Sandy

While Superstorm Sandy's punch has weakened, its wrath is still being felt.

In Sandy's aftermath, Romney to strike a positive tone

TAMPA, Florida (CNN) -- Superstorm Sandy will wash away some of the strong partisan rhetoric from the campaign trail, at least for one more day.