Homes severely damaged last October by Superstorm Sandy, are seen along the beach Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Mantoloking, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Superstorm Sandy: 6 months later

Six months after Superstorm Sandy devastated coastal areas of New England, the region is dealing with a slow and frustrating, yet often hope…

S&P 500 reaches new high, led by tech

NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of encouraging economic reports helped propel the stock market up in early trading on Monday. Wages and spending rose…