Media outlets nationwide have been focused almost exclusively on Hurricane Sandy for the past 24 hours. The category 1 hurricane promises to deal a significant blow to East Coast, which is expected to make landfall any minute now. Below are a few headlines to keep you apprised of the storm's effects.
Get the latest updates on Hurricane Sandy with The New York Times' Live Updates, complete with timeline.
CNN's 5 Things to Know about Hurricane Sandy.
VIDEO: Dramatic images of U.S. Coast Guard mission of the HMS Bounty, resulting in 15 rescues with one person still missing.
What is "landfall," anyway?
What will Sandy mean for the U.S. economy?
The politics of a natural disaster: What this could mean for Obama, Romney.
Despite the harrowing forecast, this guy seemingly wanted to give his Halloween costume a dry run.
Pictured above: "Day-night band" image of Hurricane Sandy, October 28, 2012 (NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr)