US Senate votes to approve $50.5 billion Sandy aid package
Reuters: The US Senate has approved a $50.5 billion disaster aid package for victims of Superstorm Sandy, three months after the storm destroyed or damaged hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
The measure goes to President Barack Obama to be signed into law.
Photo: A vehicle makes its way near homes devastated by fire and the effects of Hurricane Sandy in the Breezy Point section of Queens, New York, on Jan. 15, 2013. (Shannon Stapleton / Reuters)