Obama to tour hurricane-ravaged areas in New Jersey

NEW YORK - With six days to go before the November 6 elections, US President Barack Obama will visit flood-ravaged areas of the New Jersey shore, where the storm of historic proportions made landfall on Monday. As his guide, he will have Republican Governor Chris Christie, a vocal backer of presidential challenger Mitt Romney who has nevertheless praised Obama and the federal response to the storm.
Millions across the USNortheast stricken by massive storm Sandy will attempt to resumetheir normal lives on Wednesday as companies, markets andairports reopen despite grim projections of power and masstransit outages around New York for several more days.