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  • Obama and Christie Make Unlikely Traveling Companions

    No one's calling it a "campaign" event. But the presidential campaign took an unexpected tack Wednesday as President Barack Obama flew in a helicopter — with Republican nemesis Chris Christie — to inspect storm damage in battered New Jersey.

  • *U.S. stocks flat to lower as Wall Street reopens after 2- day closure. *Oil above $109 a barrel as U.S. East Coast refineries return.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S gasoline futures surged 5 percent on Wednesday as the market braced for potentially long-term fuel supply disruptions at the East Coast's second-biggest refinery following Sandy, the massive storm that devastated the Jersey shore.

  • Citi's Brian Chin said that about 8 million households were without power as of Tuesday night. That number has fallen since, according to several companies that serve the hardest hit areas in New York and New Jersey.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S gasoline futures surged nearly 6 percent on Wednesday as the market braced for potentially long-term fuel supply disruptions at the East Coast's second-biggest refinery following Sandy, the massive storm that devastated the Jersey shore.

  • NYSE Up and Running Post-Sandy

    Insight on New York City's recovery efforts in the wake of Sandy, with William Rudin, Chairman of Better New York and CEO of Rudin Management, and CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • On Tuesday, outages climbed to 32,045 megawatts, the highest since the refueling and maintenance season in May 2011, following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in March that year.

  • *Home Depot reopens 33 stores. At Home Depot, one of the biggest challenges during the height of the storm was constantly rerouting trucks filled with supplies as local officials ordered roads closed, said Doug Spiron, Emergency Response Captain at the No. 1 home improvement chain's command center. At the peak on Monday, 44 Home Depot stores were closed.

  • On Tuesday, outages climbed to 32,045 megawatts, the highest since the refueling and maintenance season in May 2011, following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in March that year.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 31- U.S.

  • Despite Sandy's Wrath, Officials Vow Election Is Still 'Good to Go'

    The New Jersey Shore, one of the hardest hit regions along the East Coast, was largely unrecognizable to residents and vacationers Tuesday morning. Shore homeowners were kayaking on streets to get around and iconic Boardwalk amusements were either completely destroyed or sitting in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Gas Shortages, Long Lines Adding to Storm's Misery

    Gasoline futures jumped as East Coast consumers—already stressed by Superstorm Sandy—joined long lines at the pump to fill up cars and gas cans to fuel home generators, causing shortages in some areas.

  • Northeast recovers from Hurricane Sandy, the following is a list of transportation service updates for New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia:.

  • Oct 31- More than 5.9 million homes and businesses along the U.S. East Coast remained without power on Wednesday morning after Hurricane Sandy battered the region. Sandy made landfall in New Jersey on Monday night. Power companies have reported a peak of nearly 8.5 million customers without power, according to a U.S. Department of Energy report.

  • Clean-up Begins on Jersey Shore

    Clean-up efforts begin on the Jersey Shore, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J.-- It's reminiscent of the gas shortages in the 1970 s. Motorists are lining up for miles for gasoline at a service area on the Garden State Parkway in Wall Township. Brian Polite says the wait has been about an hour.

  • For New Jersey, Halloween Won't Come Until Monday

    With the state just beginning to dig out from Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order Wednesday postponing Halloween celebrations due to unsafe conditions.

  • Sandy's Impact on NJ's Largest City

    Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, Cory Booker, (D), discusses the city's efforts to restore power and reopen Newark Airport.

  • *Power outages, flooding hit U.S. East Coast after Sandy. LONDON, Oct 31- Brent crude rose to above $109.50 a barrel on Wednesday, supported by a weaker dollar, as the U.S. East Coast began to pick itself up after storm Sandy, but gains were capped by demand worries in the world's largest oil consumer.

  • RALEIGH, N.C.-- High-profile North Carolina Republicans are benefiting from a marked fundraising advantage over Democratic rivals entering the fall campaign's final days, led by gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory.