Originally published on Mon October 29, 2012 3:34 pm
While the rest of the federal government shut down Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court was open for business as usual — at least long enough to hear two cases argued.
It is hardly the first time that the high court was the macho guy in town, staying open when the rest of the government was closed. The reason appears to be tradition, albeit a modern tradition.
Originally published on Mon October 29, 2012 12:48 pm
Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, the week before Election Day is certainly not turning out the way anyone expected, especially the presidential candidates.
President Obama and Mitt Romney found themselves ditching their schedules for the start of the week as they responded to exigencies created by the massive hurricane raking the U.S. Eastern Seaboard.
Even before making landfall in the United States, Sandy is already causing some massive travel headaches:
-- In the air, 8,000 flights have been cancelled through Tuesday, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Originally published on Mon October 29, 2012 12:55 pm
Please line up for this multiple choice quiz:
Days before the deluge descended and the chaos commenced, Americans along the Eastern Seaboard waited patiently in single-file lines to try to influence their destiny. Were they ...
A) Waiting to buy gasoline at a station before Hurricane Sandy hit?
B) Showing up to participate in early voting for the 2012 election?
C) All of the above
NEAL CONAN, HOST: