Hurricane Sandy, which is being called a "superstorm", began bearing down on the East Coast of the United States on Monday. Cities in New York, Delware and New Jersey saw flooding before the hurricane made landfall. These photos follow Sandy’s path to land through the northeaster United States. Continue reading
In other news Tuesday, Republicans held presidential primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C. While Mitt Romney hoped victories would force Rick Santorum to step aside, Santorum insists he’ll stay in the race. Also, the National Weather Service confirmed at least two "extremely dangerous" tornadoes in North Texas. Continue reading
With endorsements from Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Ron Johnson, Mitt Romney campaigned exclusively in Wisconsin Monday where 42 delegates are at stake in Tuesday’s Republican primary. Gwen Ifill, USA Today’s Susan Page and The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Craig Gilbert outline the stakes for the Badger State’s primary. Continue reading
Government officials up and down much of the East Coast on Wednesday rushed to respond to a biting snowstorm that left thousands without power and strained already tight state and local budgets. Gwen Ifill speaks with state leaders and other officials about the response to the massive storm. Continue reading
While movie stars are gathering on the Riviera for a splashy time at Cannes, moviegoers flocked last weekend to Charm City for the 11th annual Maryland Film Festival. Held at Baltimore’s Charles Theater, one of the main attractions is always a film screening by writer-director (and native son) John Waters.
Hundreds of Baltimoreans grabbed seats Monday night at the historic Senator Theatre, but not to catch a movie. They were there to discuss the landmark’s future. As of last weekend, the city’s only single-screen movie house was forced to close its doors.