While we continue to monitor Hurricane Sandy, we wanted to pass on some of the morning's other top headlines:

-- Giants Sweep The Tigers: In Detroit last night, San Francisco won 4-3 in the 10th inning. As NPR's Mike Pesca reported on Morning Edition, the Giants' pitching and strong defensive play dominated throughout the series.

Update at 8:15 a.m. ET. Our colleagues at KQED in San Francisco pass along word about two posts they've published:"Photos, Video: Celebrations of Giants' World Series Win Get Rowdy.""Fans React to 10th Inning Heroics, Celebrate Giants' World Series Win."

-- Presidential Race: "Lawyers Gird For Possible Recounts." (Politico)

-- Assad Regime's Jets Bomb Parts Of Damascus On Last Day Of "Ceasefire." (BBC News)

-- Publishers Penguin And Random House To Combine. (The Wall Street Journal)

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