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Al meets Transformer Optimus Prime

  TODAY’s Al Roker gets the lowdown on the new Transformers-themed mega attraction opening at Universal Orlando Resort on June 20 from the top Transformer himself: Optimus Prime.

How Solar Storms and Nukes Threaten the Power Grid

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States' electrical transmission grid can be a fragile thing. Full story

Hurricane Sparks Massive Fire

  CNBC's Scott Cohn reports Hurricane Sandy caused a transformer explosion, and sparked a massive fire in Queens that destroyed 50 homes.

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  Transformer catches fire in New Jersey

A transformer exploded and sparked a fire at a home in Teaneck, New Jersey. MSNBC'S Chris Jansing reports.

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DreamWorks Pictures & Paramount Pictures "Transformers" Event

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Optimus Prime
Optimus Prime

Universal Orlando Resorts next blockbuster attraction will be the widely-popular Transformers: The Ride - 3D. The groundbreaking ride will bring the intergalactic battle between the Autobots and the Decepticons to Universal Studios Florida next summer.