Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we're working on for 10/26/2012

Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we're working on for 10/26/2012.



'PERFECT STORM' PREPARATIONS - Latest preparations and forecasts as Hurricane Sandy moves towards the U.S. Coverage is also expected from Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas. See National/International.

BILLY IDOL's BIRTHDAY GIG - A Seattle man's birthday dream will come true when Billy Idol plays a special gig at his party tonight.




TIGERS LIFT DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers are in the World Series for the second time in six years, providing excitement for a city in desperate need of good news. Residents, bombarded with economic struggles, crime and scandal, are happily embracing their team's run. AVAILABLE NOW.

LATINO VOTERS - Both parties are targeting Hispanic voters in key battleground states, after a recent survey found more than 23 million Americans of Latino heritage are eligible to cast a ballot.

CONGRESSIONAL RACE - California is one of the battlegrounds for control of Congress, after re-districting gave the Democrats a chance to pick up as many as a dozen rezoned seats. But Republicans see the California race as a chance to keep Democrats in check.




'FRANKENSTORM' FEARS - AP will have the latest from the National Hurricane Center, utility companies and storm preparations in Florida. Also see International section for overseas coverage.

CAMPAIGN CONTINUES - With less than two weeks before the election, President Barack Obama will appear on MTV later this afternoon. Meanwhile, Republican nominee Mitt Romney is campaigning in Iowa and Ohio. AP will provide clips of the MTV event, and highlights of Mitt Romney's campaign stops.

FIRST LADY ON PRESIDENCY AND PARENTING - Michelle Obama talks to Jimmy Kimmel about the challenges of being a parent in the White House. AVAILABLE NOW.

GIANTS BEAT TIGERS - The San Francisco Giants lead the Detroit Tigers two games to zero after Thursday night's 2-0 victory. AVAILABLE NOW.




NY, CHILDREN STABBED - Further reaction expected after two children were found stabbed to death in a bathtub, and their nanny lying nearby with self-inflicted stab wounds.

NY, OFFICER ACCUSED - Latest after a New York police officer was accused of plotting to kidnap and eat female victims.

FL, STORM PREPARATIONS - At one of the world's largest boat shows, extra precautions have been taken to protect millions of dollars' worth of yachts as Hurricane Sandy gets closer to South Florida. (Oct. 25) AVAILABLE NOW.

MA, ZUMBA PROSTITUTION RAP - As the tiny town of Kennebunk braces for the release of more names, the Zumba prostitution scandal has been turned into a rap song. AVAILABLE NOW.




VARIOUS HURRICANE SANDY - Hurricane Sandy has caused at least 29 deaths across the Caribbean. AP will deliver further coverage from Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas. AVAILABLE NOW.

UK MALALA - The father of wounded education activist Malala Yousufzai pays her a bedside visit as her condition continues to improve. AVAILABLE NOW.

AFGHANISTAN BLAST - A suicide bomber strikes outside a mosque in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 36 people. AVAILABLE NOW.

SYRIA FIGHTING - Despite talk of a ceasefire, fighting continues in Syria, with rebels advancing through suburbs of Aleppo.

CHINA WEN - China blocked access to The New York Times website Friday after the paper published a lengthy article claiming the family of Premier Wen Jiabao has amassed assets worth $2.7 billion.

WORLD EID - Muslims in many nations celebrate the religious holiday of Eid. AVAILABLE NOW.




SARAH JESSICA PARKER ON TRUMP, ELECTIONS - Fashion may have been the focus of the Night of the Stars gala in New York, but Sarah Jessica Parker was keen to talk politics - and about Donald Trump. AVAILABLE NOW.

VICTORIA JUSTICE AT PREMIERE - Teen star Victoria Justice wears Versace at the Los Angeles premiere of her new movie 'Fun Size.' AVAILABLE NOW.

HALLOWEEN SAFETY ADVICE - Broadway's Spider Man and Green Goblin give kids tips on how to stay safe on Halloween. AVAILABLE NOW.




TRUFFLE TROUBLES - Drought is causing a shortage of truffles in Croatia, but in a twist for truffle hunters, the price of the delicacy has gone through the roof. AVAILABLE NOW.

KENYA TABLETS - A new app is helping to catch the attention of students in Kenya. Named after the Swahili word for education, the app engages pupils with videos, diagrams and quizzes.

TEEN DRIVERS LEARN A LESSON - Australian road safety campaigners are staging mock car crashes to educate teenagers about the dangers of driving. AVAILABLE NOW.


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