New Jersey governor tweets Justin Bieber for help

New Jersey governor Chris Christie tweeted teen pop sensation Justin Bieber to ask for help with publicising the New Jersey relief fund:


.@justinbieber my girls are big fans. Will u help us spread the word about NJReliefFund? For more info: #WeWillRebuild

With almost 30 million followers, Bieber's account is the second most popular on Twitter behind Lady Gaga.


NY housing warning as cold hits

New York's political leaders warned that thousands could need to be re-housed as a cold snap hits the state. Near freezing temperatures are adding to the misery of communities devastated by superstorm Sandy across the east coast.