The NBC benefit concert to help Sandy victims drew $22.9 million in donations for the American Red Cross. Benefit concert performers included Steven Tyler, Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera, and Mary J. Blige.
Hundreds of runners wearing New York marathon shirts and backpacks full of supplies went to hard-hit Staten Island. Other would be NYC marathon runners raised funds and donations for Sandy victims at Columbus Circle.
On Saturday in a briefing with FEMA, other government agencies, and local officials President Barack Obama said the country had no patience for red tape or bureaucracy during the recovery from hurricane Sandy.
There's no arguing that former President Bill Clinton has been an asset on the campaign trail for President Barack Obama. In the final days of the campaign, especially in the battleground states, Obama is leaning heavily on Clinton.
Romney, who has struck an increasingly bipartisan tone in recent weeks, used Friday's address to help crystalize what he says would be the real-world impact of Obama's continued inability to break the political gridlock in Washington.
The polls show the race for president is still a dead heat. In the meantime, President Barack Obama and his Republican rival Mitt Romney scramble to make their final campaign stops in the last few days leading up to the election.
Penn State University's former president Graham Spanier became the highest ranking official charged in the Sandusky sex abuse scandal on Thursday. Two other formerly high-ranking Penn State officials face similar charges.